Saturday, October 25, 11:15 a.m.
Author of Harlow and The Pugilist’s Wife
David Armand's second novel, “Harlow,” is the story of eighteen-year-old Leslie Somers searching the Louisiana backwoods for the father he has never met. With echoes of Oedipal conflict, Leslie’s chance encounter with his father leads to dark revelations and conflict in a gripping gothic tale.
Armand’s first novel, “The Pugilist’s Wife,” also set in rural Sun, Louisiana, was the winner of the George Garret Fiction Prize. Armand teaches at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he also serves as associate editor for Louisiana Literature Press.