Kent Wascom, 42nd Annual ODU Literary Festival
Kent Wascom was born in New Orleans and raised in Pensacola, Florida. Wascom’s first novel, The Blood of Heaven, was named a best book of the year by The Washington Post and NPR. It was a semifinalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award at Virginia Commonwealth University and long-listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan Award for First Fiction. Wascom was awarded the 2012 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Prize for Fiction and selected as one of Gambit‘s 40 Under 40.
Wascom read from The New Inheritors on Thursday, October 10, at 2:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Benjamin Naka-Hasebe Kingsley also read during this event.
Wascom, Kent, "Kent Wascom, 42nd Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2019). 42nd Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 6-10, 2019. 4.