Ayana Mathis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and is a recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. Her first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie was selected by Oprah for her Book Club 2.0 selection. Mathis lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Tickets to all events listed below can be found here. THURSDAY MAY 15, 2014 Book launch/Fundraiser Beauregard-Keyes House: 1113 Chartres St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116 A benefits event for the Festival and the NO/AIDS Task Force, this book launch will feature readings from the Saints and Sinners Anthology from the finalists of our short fiction contest. […]
We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest (in alphabetical order): “The Dark Symphony” by Eric Andrews-Katz “Stinkbug” by Rich Barnett “Corset” by Sally Bellerose “Love They Neighbor” by N.S. Beranek “Rhinestone Magic” by J.R. Greenwell “If On A Dark Night Two Strangers Should Come” by William […]
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