Please join us for our May 14th Zoom reading featuring Linda Rodriguez and Mary Troy.
To attend, please register for the reading at https://squoom.com/z/rfz210514, and you will be provided with the information needed to join the reading.
Linda Rodriguez's 12th book, The Fish That Got Away: The Sixth Guppy Anthology, is about to be published. Her 11th book was Fishy Business: The Fifth Guppy Anthology (edited). Dark Sister: Poems was her 10th book and a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award. Plotting the Character-Driven Novel, based on her popular workshop, and The World Is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East, an anthology she co-edited, were published in 2017. Every Family Doubt, her fourth mystery in the award-winning series featuring Cherokee detective, Skeet Bannion, and Revising the Character-Driven Novel will be published in 2021. Her short story, "The Good Neighbor," published in Kansas City Noir, has been optioned for film.
Mary Troy is the author of five books of fiction—three collections of short stories and two novels: Swimming on Hwy N, Beauties, Cookie Lily, The Alibi Café and other stories, and Joe Baker Is Dead. Her stories and essays have been published widely. She has won the USA Book Award for literary fiction, the Devil's Kitchen Reading Award, and a Nelson Algren Award. Her sixth book of new and selected stories will be published in 2021. Mary directed the UMSL MFA program and served as editor of Natural Bridge, a journal of contemporary literature, for ten years. She has won the University of Missouri system leadership award and the Missouri Governor's award for excellence in teaching.