Understanding Ron Rash | Saturday, May 16, 2:10 - 3:00, Richland Meeting Room A&B
Randall Wilhelm is an assistant professor of American and southern literature at Anderson University. He has published numerous critical essays on American, southern, and Appalachian writers and his work has appeared in the Faulkner Journal, Mississippi Quarterly, Cormac McCarthy Journal, Southern Quarterly, Appalachian Heritage, and Hemingway Review, among others.
Book Title: The Ron Rash Reader
The Ron Rash Reader is a collection of essential works that covers the full range of Rash’s career to date, from his first published collection of stories, The Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth and Other Stories from Cliffside, North Carolina (1994), to Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories (2012) and includes previously unpublished material as well. Edited by Randall Wilhelm, this collection of more than sixty of Rash’s writings demonstrates his remarkable breadth and vitality across genres—from short stories and verse to novel excerpts and nonfiction—comprising a best-of volume for new readers and established aficionados alike.