Archive for April, 2010
Interesting brief interview on PBS today with Tim O’Brien. Tim will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans. Learn more about Tim O’Brien at WordsandMusic.org Thirty five years after the conclusion of the Vietnam War, Tim O’Brien’s collection of stories about an American platoon, “The Things ...Read more.
At the request of several high schools, the deadline for Category Seven entries for the 2010 William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition was extended to May 15. In the interest of equality and fairness for all writers, therefore, we are extending the deadline for entries for all categories to May 15. Everything, electronic ...Read more.
The Faulkner Society has been very successful at selecting finalists who meet the key competition guideline, “ready for publication,” and helping winners and finalists find agents and publishers. The proof lies in how many of our winners and finalists go on to be published and receive national recognition for their work. That’s 12 GOOD REASONS ...Read more.
The Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society, Inc. and the Louisiana State Museum will host a reception honoring authors of four special new books: Best of LSU Fiction, published by The Southern Review and edited by Alexius Nolde and Judy Kahn; An Unfinished Score, published by Unbridled Books and authored by Louisiana native Elise Blackwell, whose previous ...Read more.