Readers and Writers alike will appreciate this unique opportunity to hear four stellar voices in Southern Literature talk about their work and genre. Join us for the afternoon, for conversation, and probably for a little whiskey, too.
Donna Everhart grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. For several years she worked for high tech companies, specializing in project management and product introduction. She holds a BS degree in business management. She lives in Dunn, North Carolina, with her husband and their Yorkshire terrier, Mister.
Danny Johnson writes novels and short stories whose characters tend to represent the disenfranchised in our culture, examining their struggles in a society that does not acknowledge their value. He is an active member of The North Carolina Writer's Network and has served as fiction judge for the Weymouth Center for Arts and Humanities Writing Contest. His work has appeared in Remembrances of Wars Past Anthology, South Writ Large, Sheepshead Review, A Southern Journal, and Fox Chase Review, among others.
Bren McClain's novel, One Good Mama Bone has been long-listed for The Crook's Corner Book Prize Foundation for the best debut novel set in the American South.
Travis Mulhauser was born and raised in Northern Michigan. His novel, Sweetgirl, (Ecco/Harper Collins) has been listed for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, was an Indie Next Pick, and named one of Ploughshares Best Books of the New Year. He is also the author of Greetings from Cutler County: A Novella and Stories. Travis received his MFA in Fiction from UNC-Greensboro and is also a proud graduate of North Central Michigan College and Central Michigan University. He lives currently in Durham, North Carolina with his wife and two children. Find him online at travismulhauser.com and on twitter @slangjive