Rick Skwiot, 39th Annual ODU Literary Festival
Baron And Ellin Gordon Art Galleries
Former journalist Rick Skwiot has authored four novels—Hemingway First Novel Award winner Death in Mexico, Willa Cather Fiction Prize finalist Sleeping With Pancho Villa, Key West Story, and Fail—as well as two memoirs: the critically acclaimed Christmas at Long Lake: A Childhood Memory and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Memoir of a Sensual Quest for Spiritual Healing. He has taught fiction writing at Washington University in St. Louis and served as the 2004 Distinguished Visiting Writer at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He works as a feature writer and editor, and lives in Key West.
Tuesday, September 27, 4:00 p.m.
Michael Pearson, Co-director of the Festival, welcomed the audience and introduced English/Communication & Theatre Arts/Academic Affairs Adjunct Faculty Instructor, Thomas Robotham. Robotham introduced Rick Skwiot, who spoke first, Rashod Ollison spoke second.
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Skwiot, Rick, "Rick Skwiot, 39th Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2016). 39th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: September 25-29, 2016. 10.