In UNCC’s Personally Speaking series authors from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences talk about their books. The next in the series features Aimee Parkison, author of The Innocent Party, November 13th, 2013. The location has changed to McKnight Lecture Hall, Cone University Center. The lecture starts at 6:30pm and is followed by a reception. Registration is requested.
Parkison is a faculty member in the Department of English. She has received a Christopher Isherwood Fellowship, a Writers at Work Fellowship, and a Kurt Vonnegut Fiction Prize from North American Review. In her book, the characters struggle to understand what happens when the innocent party becomes the guilty party. With magical realist flair, secrets are aired with dirty laundry, but the stains never come clean. Her book was published by BOA Editions Ltd. (April 17, 2012.)