Join us for a reading with alumni Rebecca Bernard and Kim Garza.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
University Union 382
Rebecca Bernard's debut collection of stories, Our Sister Who Will Not Die, won the 2021 Non/Fiction prize from The Journal and is forthcoming from Ohio State's Mad Creek Books. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Southwest Review, Wigleaf, Witness, and elsewhere. She holds a Ph.D. in Fiction from the University of North Texas and an MFA from Vanderbilt University. Her work received notable mention in the Best American Short Stories of 2018. She is an Assistant Professor in the English department at Angelo State University and serves as a Fiction Editor for The Boiler.
Kimberly Garza is the author of the novel The Last Karankawas (August 2022, Henry Holt). She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of North Texas, where she earned a Ph.D. in 2019. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Copper Nickel, DIAGRAM, Creative Nonfiction, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. A native Texan--born in Galveston, raised in Uvalde--she is an assistant professor of creative writing and literature at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Press: Kimberly Garza delves into questions of identity with debut novel 'The Last Karankawas' - Dallas Morning News