Award-winning fiction writer Alan Heathcock will read from his work and hold a craft talk as part of Kachemak Bay Campus’ annual visiting writers’ series at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 30.
“VOLT,” a collection of Heathcock’s stories, was named a “Best Book 2011” selection by numerous magazines and newspapers and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice. His fiction has been published in many of America’s top magazines and journals, including GQ, Publishers Weekly, Salon, the Chicago Tribune, and Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Heathcock has won a Whiting Award, the GLCA New Writers Award, a National Magazine Award, and has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is currently a Literature Fellow for the state of Idaho. A Native of Chicago, he teaches fiction writing at Boise State University.
This reading is co-sponsored by the English department of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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