George Singleton

George Singleton has published six collections of stories–These People Are Us, The Half-Mammals of Dixie, Why Dogs Chase Cars, Drowning in Gruel, Stray Decorum, and Between Wrecks.  His two novels are Novel and Workshirts for Madmen, and his one book of writing advice is Pep Talks, Warnings, and Screeds.  Singleton’s nearly 200 published short stories have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Book, Playboy, Zoetrope, Georgia Review, and elsewhere.  His work has been anthologized in ten issues of New Stories of the South–the Year’s Best, plus in a number of other anthologies.  A 2009-10 Guggenheim fellowship recipient, Singleton received the 2011 Hillsdale Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and was inducted in the South Carolina Academy of Authors in 2010.  He holds the John C. Cobb Endowed Chair in the Humanities at Wofford College, in Spartanburg, SC.

A Shared Voice: A Tapestry of Tales | Saturday May 17th, 11:20 am – 12:10 pm, Lexington Meeting Room B

South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to Authors | Saturday May 17th, 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm, Lexington Meeting Room A

Southern Fiction Revival | Saturday May 17th, 3:20 pm – 4:10 pm, Richland Meeting Room A,B,C

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