Stephanie Powell Watts Presents Her Debut Short Story Collection

Stephanie Powell Watts will read from her new collection of short stories, We Are Taking Only What We Need on Thursday, August 2nd at 6:30 p.m at City Lights Bookstore.  Most of the stories in this collection are set in North Carolina and blend humor and gravity.  The book was named a finalist for the Pen-Faulkner Award.  The story, “Unassigned Territory” received the Pushcart Prize and a citation from Best American Short Stories.  Author of the Pulitzer-Prize novel Known World, Edward P. Jones, says, “Stephanie Powell Watts offers an impressive debut that promises only wonderful work to come.”   To reserve a copy please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499. 
Event date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson Street
28779 Sylva
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ISBN: 9781886157798
Availability: We can probably get this title, but there may be extra shipping.
Published: BkMk Press of the University of Missouri-Kans - November 30th, 2011

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