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One Book Read - Author Visit

One Book Read - Author Visit

Ron Rash is the author of Saints at the River, voted the Southeast Booksellers Association BestBook of the Year for fiction in 2005, and winner of the 2004 Weatherford Award for Best Novel. He also wrote prize-winning novels One Foot in Edenand The World Made Straight, as well as Serena, a 2009 PEN/Faulkner Finalist and New York Times bestselling novel. Rash holds the John Parris Chair in Appalachian Studies at Western Carolina University, and lives in Clemson, South Carolina. His otherwritings include three collections of poemsand four collections of stories, among them Burning Bright, which won the 2010 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and Chemistry and Other Stories, which was a finalist for the 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award.He is the winner of an NEA poetry fellowship and has received the O. Henry prize twice. His latest work, Above the Waterfall: A Novel, was released in September 2015.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
6 p.m. Opening Reception Student Center
7 p.m. Public presentation and Qamp;A Clemens Fine Arts Center
8:15 p.m. Book Signing Clemens Fine Arts Center Lobby

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