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James Whorton, Jr.: New Work

May 27, 2021 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:10 pm

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Buy James Whorton’s novels Approximately Heaven, Frankland, and Angela Sloan at our independent bookstore, Ampersand Books.

 

Angela Sloan is a dazzler…the novel never loses its place, the destination is clear, and even the human absurdity is believable under Whorton’s talented authority. Whorton has masterfully juggled questing oddballs before, in his two previous novels Approximately Heaven and Frankland…” —Matt Baker, Oxford American

 

James Whorton, Jr. will be in conversation with Charles Lamar Phillips, author of Estranged.

 

Charles Lamar Phillips is the author of the novel Estranged and the short story collection, Dead South. His recent fiction and literary work has appeared in New England Review, Massachusetts Review, Cincinnati Review, Raritan, Fifth Wednesday, The Brooklyner, and The Chaffin Journal. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s Writers Workshop. 

 

James Whorton, Jr. is a former Mississippian and former Tennessean now living in Rochester, NY.  He has published three novels, Approximately Heaven, Frankland, and Angela Sloan; and his short stories and essays have appeared inThe Oxford American, The Southern Review, Mississippi Review, The Washington Post, and Sewanee Review.  He teaches at SUNY Brockport.

 

Buy your books at Ampersand and join the conversation!

James Whorton, Jr.:
Approximately Heaven
Frankland
Angela Sloan

 

Charles Lamar Phillips:
Estranged
Dead South: Stories

 


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May 27, 2021
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