New York bestselling authors coming to Georgia Southern
A pair of New York Times bestselling authors will appear at Georgia Southern to read passages from their new books. The Georgia Southern Department of English will be hosting both events.
Stacy Willingham will visit the Armstrong Campus in Savannah on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. Her novel A Flicker in the Darkness and All the Dangerous Things landed Willingham on the bestseller list. A Q&A will follow the event. This session is open to the public.
Before she began writing fiction, Willingham earned a duo of degrees from Georgia higher education institutions, the University of Georgia and the Savannah College of Art and Design.
More information on this event can be found here.
Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer will read a passage from his new novel, Less is Lost, on Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro Campus on Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. A Q&A will follow. The event is hosted by the department of English and is open to the public.
“His reading and discussion will offer us unique insights into the process of a working writer who managed to court critical and popular success,” said Beth Howells, Ph.D., chair of the department of literature. “We are pleased to offer this opportunity to all of the writers and readers in our classrooms, department and community.”
Greer is a fiction author famous for his works including The Confessions of Max Tivoli and Less, which earned the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2018. He has also written for Esquire and The New Yorker.
The Undergraduate English Program offers the undergraduate degrees of a major and minor in English. The program’s faculty is dedicated to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations and individual responsibility for academic achievement.
Additional details is available here.
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