Denzil Strickland to discuss 'Swimmers in the Sea', sign books
October 7, 2008
Denzil Strickland will present a book discussion and book signing for his first novel, “Swimmers in the Sea,” at 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at Wake Forest University in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204. The event is free and open to the public.
Published by Press 53, “Swimmers in the Sea” is a story about Cliff, a young man who travels to pre-Katrina New Orleans to receive an inheritance from his estranged and dying father, who was convicted of manslaughter for the accident that killed his two older siblings and a newly married couple leaving their wedding.
Strickland grew up in Tuscaloosa, Ala. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Vanderbilt University. Several of his short stories have been published in literary journals, and one received a national Hackney Award.
He currently lives in Winston-Salem, where he owns and operates Garage Branding, a graphic design firm.
For more information, call (336) 758-4314.