Author Colin Winnette to present reading March 13


Author Colin Winnette will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. on the second floor of Lee Nelson Hall (the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training) at 645 University Parkway. A question and answer session will follow and books will be available for sale. Winnette’s appearance is part of the Cane River Reading Series. Admission is free and open to the public.

Winnette is the author of the books “Revelation,” “Animal Collective,” “Fondly,” “Coyote” and “Haints Stay.” His most recent work is “The Job of The Wasp,” published by Soft Skull Press.  He is winner of the Les Figues Press NOS Book Contest, the Sonora Review Short Short Fiction Contest and the Heavy Feather Review Feature Chapbook Contest.  His novels have been translated into Italian and French. Winnette’s work can be found in numerous journals and anthologies, including Playboy, McSweeney’s, Gulf Coast, The Believer and others.

The reading is sponsored by Northwestern State University, the Department of English, Foreign Languages and Cultural Studies and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training.