The California Writers’ Club is one of the oldest writer’s organizations in continuous operation in the nation. Our members are poets, journalists, essayists, technical writers, and creators of genre and literary fiction, as well as editors, booksellers, and others involved in related fields, all joined together for the common goal of educating ourselves and the community on the craft of writing and publishing.
Book Passage, Corte Madera
January 26, 2014
2 to 4 p.m.
February 23, 2014
2 to 4 p.m.
The Marin branch was chartered with CWC in 1999. For additional information, visit our History page or the California Writers Club website: www.calwriters.org
January 26, 2014, 2-4 p.m., Book Passage in Corte Madera
Award-winning author Molly Giles is best known for her short stories. Molly Giles is a short story writer, novelist, and professor in the Department of English at the University of Arkansas. She formerly taught at San Francisco State University.
She is the author of Creek Walk and Other Stories published in 1997 and the novel Iron Shoes published in 2000. Her story collection Rough Translations won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. She also appears in Sudden Fiction (60 New Short-Short Stories).
Her short stories have been translated into Spanish.
With a masters degree in English, Giles was a professor of Creative Writing at San Jose State University and is currently Professor and Director of Programs in Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas.