"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

 

marie manillaThis week meet Marie Manilla, author The Patron Saint of Ugly, winner of the Weatherford Award. Her novel Shrapnel received the Fred Bonnie Award for Best First Novel. Still Life with Plums: Short Stories was a finalist for both The Weatherford Award and ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year. Marie is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her fiction has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Prairie Schooner, Mississippi Review, Calyx, SouthWrit Large, and other journals. She’s also an incredibly kind and generous person.

 

Visit Marie’s Website Here: http://www.mariemanilla.com/

 

Buy Marie’s Beautiful Books!

The Patron Saint of Ugly

https://www.amazon.com/Patron-Saint-Ugly-Marie-Manilla/dp/0544146247/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1470053896&sr=8-1&keywords=patron+saint+of+ugly

 

Still Life With Plums: Short Stories

http://www.wvupressonline.com/manilla_still_life_with_plums_9781933202600

 

Shrapnel

https://www.amazon.com/Shrapnel-Marie-Manilla/dp/1579660843/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1470054659&sr=8-1&keywords=shrapnel+marie+manilla

 

More from Marie Online

http://tetheredbyletters.com/fronline-short-story-laser-beam/

http://www.cleavermagazine.com/belle-fleur-by-marie-manilla/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNVI2ki_6KE

http://wvupressonline.com/author_bio/manilla

http://monkeybicycle.net/dragonfly/

http://dev.writersdojo.org/author/mariemanilla/

 

Interviews, Reviews, and Blogs

http://www.mariemanilla.com/interviewsreviewsblogs.htm

 

Happy Reading!

xo

Mary

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