Fiction

Holly Goddard Jones to speak at Beverly Pritchard Lecture Series NC Writers Showcase

August 14, 2018

UNC Greensboro’s Holly Goddard Jones will take part in a conversation and reading, along with poet Lavinia Jackson, at Salem College on September 28: https://www.salem.edu/events/2018/9/join-us-engaging-conversation-and-reading-two-north-carolina-writers-holly-goddard

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Premiere of Wetware motion picture, based on Craig Nova’s novel

August 6, 2018

Wetware, the motion picture based on Craig Nova’s novel of the same name, will be making its theatrical debut on Sunday, August 19th at 6PM at Nantucket Dreamland. Watch the trailer at https://vimeo.com/178329080

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Michael Parker wins third O. Henry Award for “Stop ‘n’ Go”

May 16, 2018

Congratulations to Greensboro fiction faculty Michael Parker, whose story “Stop ‘n’ Go” has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 O. Henry Prize Stories. https://lithub.com/announcing-the-2018-o-henry-prize-stories/

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Alumna Jamey Bradbury on her new novel and UNCG experience

April 25, 2018

Author Jamey Bradbury, whose debut novel The Wild Inside was released last month by William Morrow, talks about her experience in Greensboro: “UNCG was absolutely essential to my development as a writer.” http://www.greensboro.com/go_triad/arts/books/new-author-uncg-was-absolutely-essential-to-my-development-as/article_a1679f39-ab8f-5276-9f83-bfe803b378a1.html

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Parker’s Stories Selected for “Best Small Fictions 2018″ Anthology

April 4, 2018

Michael Parker, Greensboro MFA Writing Program fiction faculty, had two stories from his recent collection, “Everything, Then and Since” selected by Aimee Bender for “Best Small Fictions 2018.” The anthology will be released by Braddock Avenue Books this fall. http://www.braddockavenuebooks.com/bookmark/announcing-best-small-fictions-2018-anthology

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Tin House Interview with Michael Parker

January 14, 2018

Greensboro writer Michael Parker talks about his new collection of flash fiction, Everything, Then and Since, over at Tin House: http://tinhouse.com/truly-brutally-alive-interview-michael-parker/

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The Salt Line: Holly Goddard Jones on Her New Novel

October 1, 2017

Holly Goddard Jones, fiction faculty at the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro, talks about her post-apocalyptic novel The Salt Line over at Fiction Writers Review and Paste: http://fictionwritersreview.com/interview/facing-the-scary-thing-in-the-dark-an-interview-with-holly-goddard-jones/ & https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/09/the-salt-line-holly-goddard-jones.html

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NPR Reviews Travis Mulhauser’s “Electrifying” Debut Novel

February 16, 2016

Sweetgirl, MFA alum Travis Mulhauser’s debut novel from Ecco/Harper Collins, is “hilarious, heartbreaking and true,” according to NPR: https://www.npr.org/2016/02/02/463861284/a-blizzard-meth-and-a-missing-mom-make-sweetgirl-a-harrowing-read

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Steve Almond Publishes New Flash Fiction with ‘SmokeLong Quarterly’

June 25, 2013

Flash fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at SmokeLong Quarterly: http://smokelong.com/flash/stevealmond40q.asp

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Craig Nova Featured at ‘The Daily Beast’ for ‘All the Dead Men’

June 6, 2013

“All the Dead Yale Men,” the latest MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Craig Nova, featured over at The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/03/this-week-s-hot-reads-june-3-2013.html#1

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