Author Michael Gills to Visit CF
Oct. 5, 2011
The College of Central Florida will host a reading by award-winning author Michael Gills on Tuesday, Nov. 8. There is no charge to attend the reading, which will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Building 8, Room 110, at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road.
Gills’ work has appeared in McSweeney’s, Oxford American, Verb 4, Shenandoah, Boulevard, The Gettysburg Review, The Greensboro Review, Quarterly West, Southeast Review,New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best, and elsewhere. His short stories have received 25 Pushcart Prize nominations. His story collection “Why I Lie” was chosen by The Southern Review as a top literary debut for 2002 and was called by the Tallahassee Democrat a “brilliant debut collection.”
Gills has two new books: the story collection “The Death of Bonnie and Clyde,”the title story of which won the Southern Humanities Review Hoepfner Prize for best short story of 2010, and a novel, “Go Love.” He teaches in the Honors College at the University of Utah and has served as McKean Poetry Fellow at the University of Arkansas and Randall Jarrell Fellow in Fiction at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.
This literary event is funded by the CF Teaching/Learning Institute. For more information, contact Dr. Ron Cooper at email@example.com or 352-854-2322, ext. 1295.