Award-Winning Author Anthony Grooms to Speak at Albany State

     Anthony Grooms an award-winning southern author, poet, and playwright, will participate in the Albany State University 2011 Summer Seminar on Southern Literature. Grooms will speak on Wednesday in Room 114 of the James Pendergrast Library at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

     In his first session, Grooms will discuss southern writers past and present, and at 10:45, he will discuss his own writings.

     Grooms is the author of a collection of poetry, Ice Poem (1988), a collection of short stories, Trouble No More (1995), which won the Lillian Smith Book Award in 2002, and Bombingham (2001), a novel about the civil rights movement. Bombingham was named a Washington Post Best Book, won the Lillian Smith Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.

     For more information, contact Dr. James Hill, professor of of English and chair of the Department of English, Modern Languages and Mass Communication at Albany State University in Georgia:


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