Creative Writing Institute

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)
Gleason Performing Arts Center Gleason Performing Arts Center
Event Type
Community Event
Contact
Margaret Moore
674-7248
Department
Humanities & Communication

 Keynote Address

Join us for a reception, book fair, orientation, and registration. Enjoy Dr.  John Lavelle's welcome to CWI and introduction to our keynote speaker, Phillip F. Deaver, Ed. D.,  at 6:15 PM in Gleason. Philip F. Deaver is the 13th winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and his book, Silent Retreats. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts and Bread Loaf. His work, which can be found mostly in the literary magazines, has appeared in Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and has been recognized in Best American Short Stories and The Pushcart Prize. Recent work has appeared many litmags including the Southern Review and the Kenyon Review and, most recently, in the Louisville Review. He also writes poetry. His poems have appeared in magazines such as The Reaper, Poetry Miscellany, and just this fall in the Florida Review, and four times have been featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac on NPR. The poems are collected in a volume titled How Men Pray. Philip Deaver is Professor of English and Writer in Residence at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL and is on the fiction faculty in the Spalding University brief residency MFA program. 

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