Novelist Michael Farris Smith will read from his novel, Rivers, as
part of the Poetry-in-the-Round reading series at 7 p.m. in the Walsh
Gallery on Wednesday, February 5.
Michael Farris Smith is the author of the novel, Rivers (Simon &
Schuster 2013) and the novella, The Hands of Strangers (Main Street
Rag). He is a native Mississippian who has spent considerable time
living abroad in France and Switzerland. He has been awarded the
Mississippi Arts Commission Literary Arts Fellowship, the Transatlantic
Review Award for Fiction, the Alabama Arts Council Fellowship Award for
Literature, and the Brick Streets Press Short Story Award. His short
fiction has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and his fiction
and non-fiction have appeared in numerous literary reviews and
anthologies. He teaches at the Mississippi University for Women and
lives in Columbus, Mississippi.
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