Friends Annual Meeting with Guest Author George Singleton

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Join us for our annual Friends of the Anderson County Library Meeting, featuring South Carolina author George Singleton! After a brief discussion about Friends of the Library, George will discuss his work and answer audience questionsCopies of George's books will be available for purchase and signing from Fiction Addiction:

The Curious Lives of Non-Profit Martyrs
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This event is free and open to the public. Please register each person in your party separately to ensure adequate space. 

George Singleton has published ten collections of stories, two novels, a book of writing advice, and a collection of essays. Over 250 of his stories have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Esquire, Story, One Story, Playboy, the Georgia ReviewZoetrope, Southern Review, South Carolina Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. He’s received a Pushcart Prize, and a Guggenheim fellowship. His collection The Curious Lives of Nonprofit Martyrs was named a Top 100 Book of 2023 by Kirkus Reviews. A member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, he lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina.



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