Mesha Maren & M. Randal O'Wain in Conversation

Mesha Maren & M. Randal O'Wain in Conversation

Tuesday, October 8, 7pm

Tonight we're having a joint reading with authors Mesha Maren and M. Randal O'Wain!

Mesha Maren is the author of the novel Sugar Run  (Algonquin Books). Her short stories and essays can be read in Tin HouseOxford American, CrazyhorseTriquarterly, The Southern Review, Ecotone, Sou’westerHobart, Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, a 2014 Elizabeth George Foundation grant, an Appalachian Writing Fellowship from Lincoln Memorial University, and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Ucross Foundation. She is the 2018-2019 Kenan Visiting Writer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also serves as a National Endowment of the Arts Writing Fellow at the Beckley Federal Correctional Institution.

M. Randal O'Wain holds an MFA from Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program. He is the author of Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working Class South (American Lives Series, 2019) and Hallelujah Station and Other Stories (Autumn House Press, 2020) His essays and short stories have appeared in Oxford American, Guernica, The Pinch, Booth, Hotel Amerika, and storySouth, among others. 

Sugar Run: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616209810
Availability: Available - We'll have it for you ASAP!
Published: Algonquin Books - October 8th, 2019

Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working-Class South (American Lives ) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496213310
Availability: Available - We'll have it for you ASAP!
Published: University of Nebraska Press - October 1st, 2019

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:00am
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401