Writers Salon – Michael Amos Cody
May 20, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Online - Virtual Zoom Meeting
Michael Amos Cody will be our featured author for the May Writers Salon.
The salon will take place via Zoom on Thursday, May 20th at 7:30 pm.
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MICHAEL AMOS CODY was born in Sumter, South Carolina, raised in Walnut, North Carolina, and spent the early years of his adult life as a songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his B.A. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina, Asheville, in 1993, his M.A. in English from Western Carolina University in 1995, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, in 2000.

He is the author of Charles Brockden Brown and the Literary Magazine: Cultural Journalism in the Early American Republic (McFarland, 2004) and the novel Gabriel’s Songbook (Pisgah Press, 2017). He has written on the Gothic kinship between Charles Brockden Brown and Nathaniel Hawthorne for The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review, on Hawthorne’s “Romantic Predecessors” for Hawthorne in Context (Cambridge UP, 2019) and on “Brown’s Early Biographers and Reception, 1815-1940s” for the Oxford Handbook of Charles Brockden Brown (2019). He is co-editor of The Literary Magazine and Other Writings, 1803-1807, volume three of The Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown (Bucknell UP, 2019).His fiction and poems have appeared in Tampa Review, Yemassee, The Chaffin Journal, The Southern Poetry Anthology (Vols. VI and VII), The Howl, Pisgah Review, Short Story, Potpourri, and Fury.

His collection of short stories, A Twilight Reel, comes out this month (May 2021) from Pisgah Press, an independent publisher based in Asheville, North Carolina. Cody teaches American literature before 1900, Native American literature, and mythology in the Department of Literature & Language at East Tennessee State University.

Writers Salon takes place on the 3rd Thursday of each month and begins at 7:30 pm (the Zoom session opens at 7:15). The event begins with an open mic, and guests are encouraged to read personal works in this casual & welcoming environment (open mic is limited to 5 minutes per reader–please sign up in advance). The featured author will begin reading at 8:00.

Free & Open to the public.
Donations greatly appreciated: http://www.canoneonta.org/donate/ 😃

Hope to see you there!
Annie Kuhn & Bhala Jones, Co-chairs

Thank you to Unalam.com for sponsoring this event.