Janet Peery, 40th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Janet Peery


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Featured Participant

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University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Janet Peery is the author of Alligator Dance, The River Beyond the World, What the Thunder Said, and The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs. Her work appears in Southern Review, StoryQuarterly, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, and many other literary magazines and anthologies, including Best American Short Stories and Best of the Pushcart Prize. A finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction, she is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Library of Virginia Literary Award, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.


Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 1:00 p.m., University Theatre

John McManus & Kathy Fowler, Festival Co-directors, welcomed the audience to the session featuring readings by Janet Peery and Tim Seibles. Fowler welcomed MFA student, Will Yarborough, who introduced Janet Peery.

Video Runtime: 00:52:64-- Perry concludes at 21:50

File Size: 562 MB

File Type: Video/mp4

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