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Wake Forest's Dillon Johnston Series schedules novelists for October, November

October 7, 2009

Novelists Sherrie Flick and Kevin Canty will present readings at Wake Forest University this fall as part of the university’s Dillon Johnston Reading Series.

Flick will read at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in DeTamble Auditorium in Tribble Hall.  She is the author of the novel “Reconsidering Happiness” and the award-winning chapbook of flash fiction titled “I Call This Flirting.”  Her work appears in the anthologies “Flash Fiction Forward” and “New Sudden Fiction,” as well as “You Have Time for This.”  Flick directs the Gist Street Reading Series in Pittsburgh.

Canty will read at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in Carswell Hall’s Annenberg Forum, Room 111.  He is the author of three novels:  “Into the Great Wide Open,” Nine Below Zero,” and “Winslow in Love.”  Canty’s short story collections include “A Stranger in the World,” “Honeymoon” and “Where the Money Went.”  He is a member of the English faculty at the University of Montana at Missoula.

The readings are free and open to the public.  They are sponsored by the Dillon Johnston Reading Series, the Wake Forest Department of English, and Salem College’s Center for Women Writers.

For more information, call 336-758-5383.

Press Contacts:

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

Cheryl Walker
(336) 758-5237

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