Dorothy Allison, 24th Annual ODU Literary Festival
Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center
Dorothy Allison is the author of Bastard Out of Carolina, a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award, Cavedweller (Dutton, 1998), a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, as well as the memoir Two or Three Things I Know for Sure (Dutton, 1995). Her poetry The Women Who Hate Me (1990), short fiction Trash (1989), and essays Skin: Talking About Sex, Class and Literature (1995) are available in small press editions from Firebrand Books. Ms. Allison's first novel, Bastard Out of Carolina, was made into a highly acclaimed film, directed by Angelica Huston. Two or Three Things I Know for Sure was translated into a short documentary that took prizes at the Aspen and Toronto film festivals, and was an Emmy-nominated feature on PBS's POV.
Allison read on Friday, October 5, 2001 at 8:00 p.m.
Allison, Dorothy, "Dorothy Allison, 24th Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2001). 24th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 1-5, 2001. 10.