Join us for an evening with writers Lowell Mick White and Ken Fontenot. Be sure to come by at 6.30pm for live music from TOPSY; the reading will begin around 7pm.
Lowell Mick White is the author of two novels, Professed and That Demon Life, and a story collection, Long Time Ago Good. Awarded the Dobie-Paisano Fellowship by the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Institute of Letters, White lived in Austin for twenty-five years, at various times working as a cab driver, as a shade tree salesman, and as an Internal Revenue Service bureaucrat. Formerly NEA Artist-in-Residence at the federal prison camp in Bryan, Texas, he is currently Assistant Professor of English at Pittsburg State University, where he teaches creative writing and literature.
Ken Fontenot has an MA in German Language and Literature from UT Austin. His most recent book of poems, In a Kingdom of Birds, won the 2013 Texas Institute of Letters award for best book of poems. His novel came out in 2010 from Slough Press. It’s called For Mr. Raindrinker.