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Author's Toolbox: Author Holly Goddard Jones

  • 28 Mar 2024
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Holly Goddard Jones, Caucasian woman

Join acclaimed author Holly Goddard Jones for a one-hour talk on how to write memorable short stories and novels.

Jones, who teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, is the author of four books. Including two short story collections, Antipodes and Girl Trouble, and two novels, The Next Time You See Me and The Salt Line, a literary sci-fi/fantasy novel. Publishers Weekly called Salt Line "seamless" and "thrilling."

Her stories--she received The Fellowship of Southern Writers’ Hillsdale Prize for Excellence in Fiction--have appeared in The Best American Mystery Stories, New Stories from the South, and Tin House magazine. After graduating from the University of Kentucky, Jones received a Master of Fine Arts from Ohio State University.

Her work has won praise from other award-winning Southern authors:

“Holly Goddard Jones is one of our greatest storytellers—period,” says Florida author David James Poissant. 

“Holly Goddard Jones writes like a force of nature,” adds Kentucky author Silas House. “Her prose is strong, solid, and full of power. ... “

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