Thursday, October 02, 2014,
- Location: Buttrick Hall • 390 24th Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
- Room: 101
- Contact: Margaret Quigley
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 6153226527
- Website: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/gertrude-harold-vanderbilt-visiting-writers-series/
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Buttrick Hall (Google map of this location)
Visiting Writer Kevin Wilson, will read from his latest work of fiction.
Kevin Wilson is the author of the collection, Tunneling to the Center of the Earth (Ecco/Harper Perennial, 2009), which received an Alex Award from the American Library Association and the Shirley Jackson Award, and a novel, The Family Fang (Ecco, 2011). His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, One Story, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere, and has appeared in four volumes of the New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best anthology as well as The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012. He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the KHN Center for the Arts. He lives in Sewanee, Tennessee, with his wife, the poet Leigh Anne Couch, and his sons, Griff and Patch, where he is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of the South.
Each semester the Gertrude Vanderbilt and Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series brings writers to campus to read from their work and visit classes. We're proud of our reading series, an extraordinary program that gives our students, faculty and the community at large a chance to meet and talk with some of the best writers of our day.