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News!

January 2024

 

I am pleased to announced that New York-based Anita Lo is the winner of the inaugural Anthony Grooms Short Fiction Prize for her story “52 Pick-Up.” The Prize is sponsored by The Headlight Review. For more information, visit theheadlightreview.com

MARCH 2019

 

TRIO publishes Eric Erdman's "Where Do We Go From Here," a musical response to The Vain Conversation.

FEBRUARY 8, 2019

The Vain Conversation designated an Honor Book for Fiction for 2019 by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

OCTOBER 2018

The Vain Conversation selected as a Great Group Reads 2018 Selection by the Women’s National Book Association.

AUGUST 16, 2018

The Vain Conversation is inducted into the Books All Georgians Should Read List by the Georgia Center for the Book!

FEBRUARY 2015

Kirkus and AJC reviews!

Read early reviews of The Vain Conversation (click on title).

Kirkus Reviews

Atlanta Journal and Constitution

KSU News Main Page Article

A coveted main page article from KSU is running February 2018.  Click on the title for the article.

KSU Main Page News

MAY 10, 2016

TROUBLE NO MORE: CRITICAL EDITION was launched on Amazon Kindle.  The e-book contains contextualizing essays by Pearl McHaney, Jeffrey Leak, and John Holman, as well as an interview with William Walsh.  These stories have been widely taught in high schools and universities and this critical edition and reader’s guide is perfect for the classroom.

November 1, 2016

FULL TEXTS OF ICE POEMS AND TROUBLE NO MORE AT DIGITAL COMMONS.  

Free downloads of the full texts of ICE POEMS and the 3rd edition of TROUBLE NO MORE are available at Digital Commons.

ICE POEMS

TROUBLE NO MORE

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 Events! 2024

 

Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th, 2024

Carrollton Writers Conference & Bookfest

at the Cultural Arts Center in Carrollton, Georgia

www.carrolltonbookfest.com/

Saturday, April 20, 2024

The Red Clay Writers Conference

Kennesaw State University

Redclayconference.org

Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24, 2024

The Broadleaf Writers Association Conference 

Decatur Library, Decatur, Georgia

broadleafwriters.com

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