author of Hush Hush

Friday, Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Poindexter Hall

Acclaimed short fiction writer, Steven Barthelme reads from his latest collection of stories Hush Hush. Barthelme is the director of the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi and is a frequent contributor to major magazines such as The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, McSweeny’s, and The Yale Review. Booklist has hailed his latest collection, saying it “firmly establishes his reputation as a master of the short form” and noting that Barthelme’s “post-Southern style is distinctive and surprising, animated by stray cats and flawed humans seeking new lives.”


Hush Hush - Steve Barthelme