Alan Michael Parker

lan Michael Parker is the author of three novels—Cry Uncle, Whale Man, and The Committee on Town Happiness—and seven collections of poems, including Long Division, the winner of the 2012 North Carolina Book Award for the best collection of poetry.

Highlights
February 20, 2014
7.30 p.m.
Alan Michael Parker: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Tretheway will lead a master class at 4 p.m. in the Bush Auditorium. The evening portion of the event, which will include a reading, on-stage interview, and signing, will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bush Auditorium.

  • February 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

    Alan Michael Parker: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing
  • February 20, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

    Master Class

Speaker Bio

Current as of April 21, 2017

Alan Michael Parker is the author of three novels, Cry Uncle, Whale Man, and The Committee on Town Happiness (Dzanc Books, forthcoming in 2014); and seven collections of poems, including Long Division (Tupelo Press, 2012) winner of the 2012 North Carolina Book Award for the best collection of poetry; and editor of three other volumes, including Who's Who in 20th Century World Poetry, for which he served as Editor for North America. He has been awarded three Pushcart Prizes, the Fineline Prize from the Mid-American Review, and the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, among other honors; he has published more than 200 poems and stories in journals including American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Paris Review, and Best American Poetry. He has published essays and reviews in journals such as The Believer, The New York Times Book Review, and The New Yorker, and been awarded fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Corporation of Yaddo. At Davidson he is the Douglas C. Houchens Professor of English & Director of Creative Writing.

Rollins Winter Park Institute

Carol Frost, Director
Department of English
T. 407.646.2666
cfrost@rollins.edu