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Writers Series presents - Elizabeth & Ned Stuckey-French

11/5/13 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Sykes Residence
Sykes Common

ELIZABETH AND NED STUCKEY-FRENCH

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 • 8 P.M., SYKES COMMON ROOM

Elizabeth Stuckey-French is the author of two novels, The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady and Mermaids on the Moon, as well as a collection of short stories, The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa. Her short stories have appeared in Narrative Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Gettysburg Review, Southern Review, Five Points and The O’Henry Prize Stories 2005. She was awarded a James Michener Fellowship and has won grants from the Howard Foundation, the Indiana Arts Foundation and the Florida Arts Foundation.

Ned Stuckey-French is the author of The American Essay in the American Century, which was a Choice Outstanding Academic Book for 2012; co-editor (with Carl Klaus) of Essayists on the Essay: Montaigne to Our Time; and book review editor of Fourth Genre. His work has appeared in journals and magazines such as In These Times, The Missouri Review, The Iowa Review, The Normal School, Tri-Quarterly, Walking Magazine and American Literature, and has been listed four times among the notable essays of the year in Best American Essays. He and Elizabeth are co-authors, with Janet Burroway, of Writing Fiction: A Guide to the Narrative Craft, and they both teach at Florida State University