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Anthony Grooms

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Pat Conroy Literary Center Presents Author Anthony Grooms And Jonathan Haupt

Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center

Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center welcomes Executive Director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with author Anthony Grooms (Tony). Anthony Grooms teaches fiction writing, literature, and American Studies, and directs the M. A. in Professional Writing program at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Also, he has taught in Ghana and Sweden, and lectured in Morocco and the U.A.E. His fiction, poetry and essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad. His novel Bombingham, set against the Civil Rights Movement, is often taught in high schools and colleges. It was a Washington Post notable book and was chosen as a city-wide common read for D. C. The critical edition of Trouble No More: Stories can be found as an e-book, and another novel, The Vain Conversation is forthcoming. Grooms has twice won the Lillian Smith Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Foundation award. He holds fellowships from Yaddo, Bread Loaf, the National Endowment for the Arts and Fulbright. Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the nonprofit Conroy Center and the former director of the University of South Carolina Press, where he created the Story River Books fiction imprint with Pat Conroy, named by Garden & Gun magazine as one of "the top ten things to love about the South. He is host of the Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center podcast on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network and an associate producer of the SCETV author interview program By the River. About the Pat Conroy Literary Center: patconroyliterarycenter.org/about/ @copyrighted

1hr 15mins

18 Feb 2021

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Pat Conroy Literary Center Presents Author Anthony Grooms And Jonathan Haupt

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network

Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center welcomes Executive Director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with author Anthony Grooms (Tony). Anthony Grooms teaches fiction writing, literature, and American Studies, and directs the M. A. in Professional Writing program at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Also, he has taught in Ghana and Sweden, and lectured in Morocco and the U.A.E. His fiction, poetry and essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad. His novel Bombingham, set against the Civil Rights Movement, is often taught in high schools and colleges. It was a Washington Post notable book and was chosen as a city-wide common read for D. C. The critical edition of Trouble No More: Stories can be found as an e-book, and another novel, The Vain Conversation is forthcoming. Grooms has twice won the Lillian Smith Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Foundation award. He holds fellowships from Yaddo, Bread Loaf, the National Endowment for the Arts and Fulbright.Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the nonprofit Conroy Center and the former director of the University of South Carolina Press, where he created the Story River Books fiction imprint with Pat Conroy, named by Garden & Gun magazine as one of "the top ten things to love about the South. He is host of the Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center podcast on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network and an associate producer of the SCETV author interview program By the River. About the Pat Conroy Literary Center: patconroyliterarycenter.org/about/@copyrighted

1hr 15mins

15 Feb 2021

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Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center Jonathan Haupt is IN CONVERSATION with Anthony Grooms

Authors on the Air

In a brilliant hour conversation, Executive Director Jonathan Haupt of the Pat Conroy Literacy Center discussed writing, poetry and more with award-winning writer Anthony Grooms. Here is their exceptional #podcast. "You might just be a bystander, but nobody's innocent, son."--Anthony Grooms, The Vain Conversation The Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center podcast returns Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. when I'll be in conversation with the brilliant Tony Grooms, a rare two-time winner of the Lillian Smith Book Award, about his most recent novel, The Vain Conversation, published by Story River Books. We'll also get to talk about Tony's new novel in progress, his poetry, empathy and culpability in race relations dialogues, honoring the legacies of recently lost champions of the Civil Rights Movement, and the precarious nature of progress amid our strange and challenging times.

1hr 15mins

24 Jul 2020

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Pat Conroy Literary Center Presents Jonathan Haupt And Anthony Grooms

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network

Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center welcomes Executive Director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with author Anthony Grooms (Tony). Anthony Grooms teaches fiction writing, literature, and American Studies, and directs the M. A. in Professional Writing program at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Also, he has taught in Ghana and Sweden, and lectured in Morocco and the U.A.E. His fiction, poetry and essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad. His novel Bombingham, set against the Civil Rights Movement, is often taught in high schools and colleges. It was a Washington Post notable book and was chosen as a city-wide common read for D. C. The critical edition of Trouble No More: Stories can be found as an e-book, and another novel, The Vain Conversation is forthcoming. Grooms has twice won the Lillian Smith Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Foundation award. He holds fellowships from Yaddo, Bread Loaf, the National Endowment for the Arts and Fulbright.Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the nonprofit Conroy Center and the former director of the University of South Carolina Press, where he created the Story River Books fiction imprint with Pat Conroy, named by Garden & Gun magazine as one of "the top ten things to love about the South. He is host of the Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center podcast on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network and an associate producer of the SCETV author interview program By the River. @copyrighted

1hr 15mins

24 Jul 2020

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Pat Conroy Literary Center presents author Anthony Grooms and Jonathan Haupt

Authors On The Air Radio

Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center welcomes Executive Director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with author Anthony Grooms (Tony).    Anthony Grooms teaches fiction writing, literature, and American Studies, and directs the M. A. in Professional Writing program at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Also, he has taught in Ghana and Sweden, and lectured in Morocco and the U.A.E. His fiction, poetry and essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad. His novel Bombingham, set against the Civil Rights Movement, is often taught in high schools and colleges. It was a Washington Post notable book and was chosen as a city-wide common read for D. C. The critical edition of Trouble No More: Stories can be found as an e-book, and another novel, The Vain Conversation is forthcoming. Grooms has twice won the Lillian Smith Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Foundation award. He holds fellowships from Yaddo, Bread Loaf, the National Endowment for the Arts and Fulbright.Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the nonprofit Conroy Center and the former director of the University of South Carolina Press, where he created the Story River Books fiction imprint with Pat Conroy, named by Garden & Gun magazine as one of "the top ten things to love about the South. He is host of the Live from the Pat Conroy Literary Center podcast on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network and an associate producer of the SCETV author interview program By the River.     @copyrighted https://patconroyliterarycenter.org/

1hr 16mins

22 Jul 2020

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'Bombingham' - Anthony Grooms

Equity Book Club

The award-winning 2001 novel 'Bombingham' by Anthony Grooms takes readers into a family and a community moving through the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Alabama during the early 1960s. In our extended interview with the author, we talk about education, the complexity of representing the struggle for social justice, and, simply, how a novel gets written.If you would like to join Equity Book Club or start your own reading group, start following. . .Twitter: @BookEquityWeb: http://equitybookclub.blogspot.comE-mail: equity.book.club@gmail.com

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1 Jul 2020