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Writers Series Presents Elizabeth and Ned Stuckey-French

CANTON — The St. Lawrence University Writers Series will present Elizabeth and Ned Stuckey-French at 8 p.m., Nov. 5 in the 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. She is a co-author, along with Janet Burroway and Ned Stuckey-French, of Writing Fiction: A Guide to the Narrative Craft. Her short stories have appeared in The Normal School, 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. She teaches fiction writing at Florida State University.

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 of Essayists on the Essay: Montaigne to Our Time, co-author with Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French of Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft, book review editor of Fourth Genre, and an associate professor of English at Florida State University. 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, culturefront, Pinch, Guernica, middlebrow, and American Literature, and been listed four times among the notable essays of the year in Best American Essays.

The Writer's Series, sponsored by St. Lawrence's Department of English, is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.stlawu.edu/english.