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Friday, October 21, 2011

F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference Tomorrow

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference takes place tomorrow, October 22.

Author Maxine Hong Kingston will accept the prestigious F. Scott Fitzgerald award for outstanding achievement in American literature. Past honorees include Norman Mailer, John Updike and Alice McDermott.

Writing and Literary Workshop Leaders will include emerging and established writers and and other literary professionals with a wealth of experience. Writing workshop leaders include E. Ethelbert Miller, a literary activist often heard on National Public Radio; Caroline Langston, a widely published writer and essayist; Amy Stolls, author of the novel The Ninth Wife, just out from HarperCollins; Eugenia Kim’s whose debut novel, The Calligrapher’s Daughter, won multiple awards; and Susi Wyss whose debut novel-in-stories, The Civilized World, was published by Henry Holt in 2011 and listed as a “Book to Pick Up Now” in the April issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Literary workshop leaders include Jackson R. Bryer, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Maryland, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses for 41 years; Audrey Wu Clark, Assistant Professor of English at the United States Naval Academy; and Eleanor Elson Heginbotham, teacher of Fitzgerald and other American authors for over 40 years.

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