Fiction Writer Michael Knight
The University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688
Stokes Center for Creative Writing
Student Center Terrace Room
Readings are free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
Michael Knight’s latest collection, Eveningland, is set where he was raised amid the streets of Mobile and its surrounding waters. This collection of short stories was selected as a New York Times Editor’s Choice and as one of Southern Living’s Southern Books of the Year. Knight is also the author of two novels (Divining Rod and The Typist), two other collections of short stories (Dogfight and Other Stories and Goodnight, Nobody) and a book of novellas (The Holiday Season). His most recent novel, The Typist, was listed as a Best Book of the Year by the Huffington Post and Kansas City Star and appeared on Oprah’s Summer Reading List. During his time at U.S.A., Knight will provide private story consultations to graduate students currently enrolled in fiction classes and will give a public reading.