The Barrie Cropper Lecture on Creative Writing: Amber Dermont


The Barrie Cropper Lecture on Creative Writing: Amber Dermont

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Date and Time

Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Institute for Peace & Justice, Room H/I

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Amber Dermont is the author of The New York Times best-selling novel The Starboard Sea. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Dermont received her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston. Her honors include a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fellowship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and a Donald Barthelme Memorial Fellowship. She currently serves as the Charles Loridans Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Her short story collection, Damage Control, is forthcoming from St. Martin's Press.

Lecture is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Cropper Center for Creative Writing

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