UNCG 2012 Literary Homecoming Reading

7 PM, Thursday, November 1, 2012
UNCG Faculty Center
Fiction reading

The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review, and the UNCG Center for Creative Writing in the Arts will host an alumni fiction and poetry reading by Michael Gills, Julie Brooks Barbour, and Andrew Saulters on Thursday, November 1st, at 7:00 PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. The event, part of UNCG’s 2012 Literary Homecoming, is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and a book signing.

Michael Gills is the author of two collections of short stories: Why I Lie (University of Nevada Press) and The Death of Bonnie and Clyde (Texas Review Press) as well as a novel, Go Love. His work has appeared in McSweeney's, Oxford American, Verb 4, Shenandoah, The Greensboro Review, New Stories From The South and elsewhere. Gills is currently Associate Professor (Lecturer) of writing for the Honors College at the University of Utah.

Julie Brooks Barbour is the author of the chapbook Come To Me and Drink(Finishing Line Press, 2012). Her poems have appeared in The Greensboro Review, Waccamaw, Kestrel, Referential Magazine, Prime Number Magazine, and on Verse Daily, and anthologized in Migrations: Poetry and Prose for Life's Transitions, andBigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems. Her book reviews have appeared at The Rumpus, Barn Owl Review, and storySouth. She teaches at Lake Superior State University where she edits the journal Border Crossing.

Andrew Saulters is the author of the chapbook, Corner the Distance (Jeanne Duval Editions). His is the web editor for the online journal, storySouth, and book designer for Unicorn Press. He teaches at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC.