Marijean Oldham

Born: United States

Citizenship: USA
Contact Details: Marijean at jaggerscommunications dot com or social links below:


Marijean she/her (@Marijean) / X (




Bachelor of Arts, English, Lindenwood University, 1995

Literary Magazine Experience:

Managing editor, Delmar Magazine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1997

Editor, The Griffin, Lindenwood University, 1995

Publicity and events, Delmar Magazine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1995-1997

Selected Grants and Awards:
Spahmer Award for Creative Fiction, Lindenwood University, 1995

Chariot Press Flash Fiction Contest, Second Place, 2022

Fractured Lit Anthology Vol. 4 Longlist, 2024

Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Mt. San Angelo, Virginia, October 2022
Chestnut Review, Merida, Mexico, January 2024The Porches, Norwood, Virginia, USA, June and December 2018, March 2020


WriterHouse Workshops

The Narrative Moment: When/Where to Start Your Story, Kristie Smeltzer, 2016      

Evening Nonfiction Workshop, Jay Kauffman, 2016                    

Writing the Tough Stuff: Generating Essays, Jennifer Niesslein, 2019                  

The Personal Essay, Jay Varner, 2020              

Elements of Fiction, Sharon Harrigan, 2021            

From Fact to Fiction, Margaret Marangione, 2023            

Voice in Creative Nonfiction Writing, Brendan Wolfe, 2023                       

Writing Memoir, Brendan Wolfe, 2024                      

Other Workshops:

Baptism By Fire, Jay Kauffman, 2017-2019              

Summer Writer’s Workshop, Jay Varner, 2019                                 

Cleaver Magazine, The Art of Flash, Kathryn Kulpa, 2021            

SmokeLong Summer, 2022 and 2023

SmokeLong Fitness, 2022-3 and 2023-4        



Open Mic Night    New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville, Virginia 2022-2024

Open Mic Night    Rapunzel’s Coffee and Books, Lovingston, Virginia 2023-24

Open Mic Night    Staunton Waynesboro Augusta Group of the Blue Ridge Writers Club, Augusta, Virginia, 2023

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, 2022

Rock, Paper, Scissors, 2022

Merrie Mill Book Fair, 2023

Stone Soup Books, 2022

Central Virginia History Researchers, 2022

Barnes and Noble, 2014, 2021 and 2022

First Street Fair, 2022

UVA Bookstore, 2022

Westminster Canterbury, 2018 and 2022

Virginia Festival of the Book, 2014

Charlottesville Newcomers’ Club, 2014

Women’s Group of Richmond, 2014


Countries Visited:
USA, Mexico, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, India, St. Lucia, Antigua, Belize, Wales, England