Allen Wier -- Vice Chancellor of the Fellowship of Southern Writers -- is the author of a book of stories, Things About to Disappear, and four novels, Blanco, Departing as Air, A Place for Outlaws and Tehano. Wier has edited Voicelust: Eight Contemporary Writers on Style and Walking on Water and Other Stories. His fiction and essays have appeared in The Southern Review, Five Points, The Georgia Review, Ploughshares, Shenandoah and The New York Times. Awards include the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature and the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Wier teaches at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he was awarded the Hodges Chair for Distinguished Teaching.
Friday, April 15
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Discoveries Writers Make While Writing