Michael Parker, 23rd Annual ODU Literary Festival


Michael Parker

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center - Hampton/Newport News Room

Author/Artist Bio

Michael Parker is the author of the novels Hello Down There, which was named a notable book of the year by The New York Times, and The Geographical Cure, which won the 1994 Sir Walter Raleigh Award. He has published fiction and nonfiction in various journals including Five Points, The Georgia Review, The Washington Post, and Carolina Quarterly. A new novel, Towns Without Rivers, is forthcoming from HarperCollins.

Parker is an associate professor of English at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate classes in fiction writing and contemporary literature.


Parker read on Tuesday, October 3, 2000 at 11:00 a.m.

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