The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Amber Dermont & Adam O. Davis
Date and Time
Friday, September 21, 2012 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium
Dessert reception and book signing to follow. Readings are free and open to the public.
Amber Dermont, Fiction Writer: 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.
Adam O. Davis, Poet: Adam O. Davis earned his MFA from Columbia University, where he was the recipient of the William Brock-Broido Fellowship, and his BA from the University of California, Riverside, where he served as poet laureate. His work has appeared in many journals, including Boston Review, CutBank, The Laurel Review, Bat City Review, Raritan, The Southern Review, and The Paris Review. A survivor of the New York publishing industry, he has taught English literature and creative writing at a number of schools and colleges.
Sponsored by The Cropper Center for Creative Writing