Marianne Villanueva, 29th Annual Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



The Stables Theater

Author/Artist Bio

Marianne Villanueva has published two collections of short stories-Ginseng and Other Tales From Manila (Calyx Books), which was a finalist for the Philippines' National Book Award; and Mayor of the Roses (Miami University Press). She is also the editor of Going Home to Landscape (Calyx Books), a collection of writings by Filipino women. Her short fiction and book reviews have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, ZYZZYVA, The Threepenny Review, The Literary Review, Puerto del Sol, Hyphen, and many anthologies both here and abroad. Her short story, "Silence," which appeared in The Threepenny Review, was a finalist for the 1999 O. Henry Literature Prize. The recipient of fellowships from the Stanford University Creative Writing Program, the California Arts Council, Fundacion Valparaiso, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference; Villanueva has taught at the Masters in Writing Program at the University of San Francisco, the Santa Clara University Creative Writing Program, the San Francisco State Creative Writing Program, and Foothill College.


Villanueva read on Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 1:30 p.m.


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