Skip Horack is the author of the novel The Other Joseph, as well as two previous books: the novel The Eden Hunter, which was a 2010 New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice; and the story collection The Southern Cross, winner of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference 2008 Bakeless Fiction Prize. His work has appeared in Oxford American, Epoch, The Southern Review, Narrative Magazine, and elsewhere. A native of Louisiana, Horack is an associate professor at Florida State University.
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 2
Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature
2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
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