Cary Holladay Reading Tomorrow at Wesleyan & Press Press Press
As part of the Nebraska Wesleyan University Reading Series, noted Southern novelist and short story writer Cary Holladay, a professor of creative writing at the University of Memphis, will be on the Wesleyan campus, 5000 St. Paul Stree (near 48th and Leighton) to read from her work and meet with students this coming Thursday, April 5th. Please consider attending the event, and letting your students know about it.
Professor Holladay is the author of a novel, Mercury, and three collections of short stories, The People Down South, The Palace of Wasted Footsteps, and The Quick Change Artist. Her awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Paul Bowles Prize for Fiction, and an O. Henry Prize (awarded by Stephen King!) for "Merry-Go-Sorry," a short story about the famous West Memphis Three child murders in Arkansas. A question and answer session (during which the author will talk about her fiction and discuss various writing techniques) will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thu 4/5, in Alabaster Lounge, on the 2nd floor of Old Main. Her reading will begin at 7 p.m., Thu 4/5, in Callen Conference Center, in the Smith-Curtis Building.
You can read a story of hers at Blackbird.
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