Elliston Alumni Fiction Reading, March 7, 2014, Joseph Bates and David James Poissant

The next reading in the Elliston Reading Series will be by alumni authors Joseph Bates and David James Poissant.

March 7, 2014, 4:00 PM, Elliston Poetry Room, 646 Langsam Library

Joseph Bates is the author of Tomorrowland: Stories and The Nighttime Novelist. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in such journals as New Ohio Review, Identity Theory, South Carolina Review, The Cincinnati Review, and Shenandoah. He teaches in the creative writing program at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

David James Poissant’s first story collection, The Heaven of Animals, will be published by Simon & Schuster in March 2014. His stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Playboy, One Story, The Southern Review, Ploughshares, New Stories from the South, and Best New American Voices. He teaches in the MFA program at the University of Central Florida and is at work on a novel, Class, Order Family, also forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.

Look for recordings of this presentation soon in the digital collection, The Elliston Project: Poetry Readings and Lectures at the University of Cincinnati.

Learn more about Events sponsored by the Elliston Poetry Fund.