05-03-2012, 09:18 AM #1
A Literary Evening Reception in Rosemary Beach May 10, 2012
A popular feature of the Rosemary Beach Conference for Writers continues this year with a series of public receptions on Thursday, May 10, 2012
6 pm – 7 pm, The Hidden Lantern Bookstore & Gallery, 84 N. Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL
Book signing and Reception
Meet the authors:
- LYNNE BARRETT is the author of three story collections, The Secret Names of Women, The Land of Go and Magpies, which is the winner of the Gold Medal in General Fiction in the Florida Book Awards.
- JOHN COTTLE is the author of The Blessings of Hard-Used Angels, a short story collection that was awarded the 2003 George Garrett prize.
- RICK CAMPBELL is the author of Dixmont, The Traveler’s Companion, and Setting the World in Order. He has won an NEA fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and two fellowships from the Florida Arts Council.
- MILES DEMOTT has been able to capitalize on his vivid imagination and knack for storytelling, creating well-developed characters who struggle with compelling and foundational human questions in his debut novel, Family Meeting.
- JOHN DUFRESNE is the author of the novels Louisiana Power & Light, Love Warps the Mind a Little, Deep in the Shade of Paradise, and Requiem Mass. He has written two collections of stories, The Way That Water Enters Stone and Johnny Too Bad and two guides to writing fiction,The Lie That Tells a Truth and Is Life Like This? He has been awarded a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship.
- LEONARD NASH received a Florida Book Award Silver Medal for his debut collection, You Can’t Get There from Here and Other Stories.
- LAURA LEE SMITH’s work is featured in New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best, 2010.
7 – 8 pm, Amavida Rosemary Beach, 104 N. Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL
SIP AND SAY
Open mike (word and music), Wine and Coffee Tasting
Read your own work or the work of another. All styles are welcome.
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