Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Amina Gautier's Florida Writer's Circuit dates announced

Amina Gautier's Florida Writer's Circuit dates announced:

Miami Dade College, Miami, Monday, Feb 11
Valencia College, Orlando, Tuesday, Feb 12
College of Central Florida Wednesday, Feb 13
University of South Florida, Tampa, Thursday, Feb 14
St. Leo University, St. Leo, Friday, Feb 15
University of Tampa, Tampa, Tuesday, Feb 19
Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Wednesday, Feb 20
Edison College, Port Charlotte, Thursday, Feb 21
Dr. Amina Gautier is the winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction for her short story collection At-Risk. Seventy-five of her stories have been published, appearing in Glimmer Train, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, North American Review, and Southern Review among other places. Her stories have won awards from the Crazyhorse Fiction Prize, Zoetrope—All Story Fiction Contest, Glimmer Train Fiction Open, Jack Dyer Prize, William Richey Award, Danahy Prize, and Schlafly Microfiction Award as well as scholarships and fellowships from Breadloaf, Ucross, and Sewanee Writer’s Conference and a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Award.

NPR picks Enid Shomer's novel as one of the year's best

NPR chooses Enid Shomer's "The Twelve Rooms Of The Nile" as one of the best historical novels of 2012: Fiction1

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Upcoming reading at Stetson University:  Geoff Dyer will be reading/lecturing/signing at Stetson on Wed. January 23rd at 8PM in Lee Chapel.  Here's a Dyer link if you don't know his work  The event is free and open to the public.