Visiting writer to read at SMSU

Tiffany Quay Tyson will read from her novel, The Past is Never, from 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24 in Charter Hall 201 on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University. Her appearance is part of the annual Visiting Writers Series, sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

Tyson is the author of two novels, The Past is Never and Three Rivers. The Past is Never won both the 2019 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Fiction and the Mississippi Library Association’s Author Award for Adult Fiction.

It’s short-listed for the prestigious Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction. Shorter work has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, The Ilanot Review, The Rumpus “Funny Women” column, The Belladonna Comedy, and other places.

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