Monday, December 5, 2011

Dec. 8 Reading by Randall Kenan to Conclude Fall Jenny McKean Moore Series

Writer Randall Kenan

Join the English Department in welcoming Randall Kenan, the last speaker in this fall's Jenny McKean Moore readings series. Kenan will read from his work on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Marvin Center, Room 310. 

Kenan’s fiction includes the novel A VISITATION OF SPIRITS and the short-story collection LET THE DEAD BURY THEIR DEAD.  He is also the author of several works of nonfiction.  A highly decorate writer, Kenan is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Sherwood Anderson Award, the John Dos Passos Award, and was the 1997 Rome Prize winner from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He was awarded the North Carolina Award for Literature in 2005.

Kenan is Associate Professor of English at UNC, Chapel Hill. His reading is free and open to the public.

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