Rescheduled: Janet Peery
Thursday, September 20, 2018
UNCG Faculty Center
The MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a fiction reading by Janet Peery on Thursday, September 20th at 7:00 PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.
Janet Peery is the author, most recently, of The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs (2017, St. Martin's Press), as well as the author of Alligator Dance (1993), The River Beyond the World (1996), and What the Thunder Said (2007). A National Book Award Finalist, she has received NEA and Guggenheim Foundation fellowships, the Whiting Foundation Writer’s Award, citations in Best American Short Stories, several Pushcart Prizes, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award. Her stories appear in Kenyon Review, Black Warrior Review, Chattahoochee Review, Quarterly West, New Virginia Review, Shenandoah, American Short Fiction, Southwest Review, Southern Review, and other literary journals. She teaches in the MFA Program at Old Dominion University, and has served as guest faculty in Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program, Antioch-LA’s MFA Program, Image's Glen Workshop, the Sewanee Writers Conference, and as writer in residence at tribal colleges on reservations for the National Book Foundation’s American Voices Project. *This event has been rescheduled for September 20th, 2018*