April 9, 2014
South ABC Conference Room, Campus Center

Fiction Workshop: Percival Everett 3:00-4:30pm, Armitage 109

Percival EverettPercival Everett is the author of more than twenty novels, three collections of short fiction, and two volumes of poetry. Among his novels, all published by Graywolf, are Percival Everett by Virgil Russell(2013), Assumption (2011), I Am Not Sidney Poitier (2009), The Water Cure (2008), Wounded,Glyph, Erasure, ZulusWatershed, and God’s Country. His poetry collections are Swimming Swimmers Swimming (2011) and re: f(gesture), both published by Red Hen Press.  He is the recipient of the PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, the Academy Award from an American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, The Believer Book Award, The Vallombrosa Von Rezzori Prize, the PEN/Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature, and a New American Writing Award.