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Reading by Southern Writer Jill McCorkle

13nov5:00 pm6:30 pmReading by Southern Writer Jill McCorkle

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Reading by author Jill McCorkle – Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 5pm

Jill McCorkle has published six novels and four collections of short stories, five of which have been named New York Times notable books. Her work is anthologized in Best American Short StoriesNew Stories from the South, and The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction.  McCorkle has received the New England Booksellers Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, the North Carolina Award for Literature, and the Thomas Wolfe Prize. She is core faculty in the Bennington Writing Seminars and frequently teaches in the Sewanee Writers Program. Her new novel Hieroglyphics will be published in spring 2020.  In addition to the public reading, McCorkle will lead a workshop for currently enrolled fiction students.

Please note:  this event will be held in the Marx Library Auditorium, with a book signing to follow.


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