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Kyle Dargan

Kyle Dargan

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Assistant Professor

Kyle G. Dargan is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (UGA,2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (UGA 2004), won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his second, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS (UGA 2007), was awarded the 2008 Hurston/... [More]

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Danielle Evans

Danielle Evans

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Assistant Professor

Danielle Evans is the author of the short-story collection Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, which was a co-winner of the 2011 PEN American Robert W. Bingham Prize for a first book, a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 selection,  the winner ... [More]

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Danielle Evans, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self by Danielle Evans: 2011 Patterson Prize Winner; see NY Times and Washington Post reviews.

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Stephanie Grant

Stephanie Grant

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Assistant Professor

Stephanie Grant is the author of two novels, The Passion of Alice (Houghton Mifflin 1995) and Map of Ireland (Scribner 2008). Her work has received many grants and awards, including a Rona Jaffee Foundation Award, a Ludwig Vogelstein Award and an NEA... [More]

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Stephanie Grant, The Passion of Alice

The Passion
of Alice

by Stephanie Grant.

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David Keplinger

David Keplinger

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Associate Professor

David Keplinger is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently The Most Natural Thing (2013) and The Prayers of Others (2006) , which won the Colorado Book Award. His first collection, The Rose Inside, was chosen by the poet Mary Oliver f... [More]

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Keplinger, The Most Natural Thing

The Most Natural Thing by David Keplinger.

Levine, Requests and Dedications

Requests and Dedications by Elise Levine.

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Richard McCann

Richard McCann

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Professor

Professor McCann is the author, most recently, of Mother of Sorrows (Vintage, 2006), a collection of linked stories that Michael Cunningham has described as 'almost unbearably beautiful'; He is also the author of Ghost Letters (1994 Beatrice Hawley A... [More]

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Richard McCann, Mother of Sorrows

Mother of Sorrows by Richard McCann: 2005 John C. Zacharis Award Winner; 2006 PEN/Robert Bingham Award Finalist.

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Rachel Louise Snyder

Rachel Louise Snyder

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Assistant Professor

Rachel Louise Snyder is a writer, professor and public radio commentator. Her first book Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade was published in 2007 by WW Norton. An excerpt of the book –aired on T... [More]

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Rachel Louise Snyder, What We've Lost Is Nothing

What We've Lost Is Nothing: A Novel by Rachel Louise Snyder.