Daren Wang

7:00 PM, Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street
Fiction reading

The MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will co-host a fiction reading by Daren Wang on Wednesday, October 4th at 7 PM at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC. The reading will celebrate the release of Wang's debut novel, The Hidden Light of Northern Fires. It is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Daren Wang was born in Buffalo, New York. In 1971, his parents bought the Willis property in Town Line, New York and made the family home in the converted barn and rented out the main house. ​

He is the founding Executive Director of AJC Decatur Book Festival, now in its twelfth year. ​

As a public radio producer, he produced and or hosted several series including The Spoken Word, Porches: The South and Her Writers, Circle of Friends, Between the Lines, ArtVoice, and Atlanta Forum. ​

His writing has appeared in Paste Magazine, Five Points Magazine, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, AJC Travel, The Saporta Report, and others. He published the short-lived audio magazine Verb:An Audioquarterly. The Hidden Light of Northern Fires is his first novel. ​

He is a graduate of Cornell University and lives in Decatur with his wife Eva.