Angela Davis-Gardner

7:00 PM, Tuesday, November 6, 2018
UNCG Faculty Center
Fiction reading

The MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The Greensboro Review, and The University Libraries at UNCG will host a fiction reading by Angela Davis-Gardner on Tuesday, November 6th at 7PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. It is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing. 

Angela Davis-Gardner will read from her latest novel, Butterfly's Child, as part of a celebration of Greensboro Opera's upcoming production of Madama Butterfly.

In addition to Butterfly's Child, Angela Davis-Gardner is the author of the internationally acclaimed novels Felice, Forms of Shelter, and Plum Wine. An alumna of Duke University and of the MFA Program at UNC Greensboro, she has won numerous awards and grants to support her writing, including two Fellowships from the Japan Foundation, two grants from the North Carolina Arts Council, and several residences at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.

Now retired from her position as Alumni Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, Angela Davis-Gardner teaches private classes and continues to publish fiction and personal essays. A recent story, “Writing It Down,” was featured as Story of the Week in a recent issue of Narrative Magazine.