Jack D. Farris Visiting Writers Series Presents Jess Walter

Jess Walter is the author of eight books. He's been a #1 New York Times bestseller, finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and the PEN/​USA Literary prize in both fiction and nonfiction, and won the 2005 Edgar Allan Poe award. His work has been published in 30 languages and his short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Harpers, McSweeney's, Esquire and more.

For the Record: Storytelling and Conversating – an Evening with Zandria Robinson and Kiese Laymon.

Join us for what promises to be a special evening. Zandria Robinson, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rhodes College will be in dialogue with award-winning author Kiese Laymon. Robinson and Laymon, two Black Southerners, will discuss life, culture, history and other crucial elements of life in the South.


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