Roy Hoffman

Roy Hoffman is author of the novels Almost Family, winner of the Lillian Smith Award for fiction, Chicken Dreaming Corn, a BookSense pick endorsed by Harper Lee, and Come Landfall, a contemporary Southern novel about three women, the men they love and the wars that shape them. He is author of two essay collections, “Back Home: Journeys Through Mobile,” and “Alabama Afternoons: Profiles and Conversations,” and his articles and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Fortune, Southern Living, and the Mobile Press-Register, where he was a long-time staff writer. A graduate of Tulane University who worked as a journalist and speechwriter in New York City before moving back south to Fairhope, Ala., he received the Clarence Cason Award in nonfiction from the University of Alabama, and is on the faculty of the Spalding University Brief Residency MFA in Writing Program.

Irresistible Fiction | Saturday May 17th, 12:40 pm – 1:30 pm, Lexington Meeting Room A

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