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Award-winning Author Edward Falco Visits R-MWC

Author of Wolf Point, will speak Oct. 26

10/12/2005 11:18:32 AM

    Edward Falco, the author of a new literary thriller, Wolf Point, will give a public reading at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College on Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. The reading will be held in Alice Ashley Jack Room, which is located in Smith Hall. This event is free to the public.

Wolf Point is a tension-packed literary exploration of relationship, betrayal and forgiveness, and it shows what three characters will do to get control of their lives. The main character, Tom “T” Walker, has been living the life of a loner since the breakup of his second marriage. On a weekend trip to do some natural photography, he offers a ride to a young couple. The events that transpire give T time for self-exploration as he sees his personal life in a different light.

"Edward Falco's edgy, intense stories -- ever conscious of the dark and violent forces at work in the world -- are not only stunningly relevant but profoundly important," says novelist, Robert Olen Butler.

Falco is also the prize-winning author of Sabbath Night in the Church of the Piranha: New and Selected Stories. His work has appeared in widely read publications such as the Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, TriQuarterly, and the Best American Short Stories anthology. Falco also won the Clark Balch Prize for Short Fiction from The Virginia Quarterly Review, for his fiction.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Falco teaches creative writing at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. Falco also edits The New River, an online journal of digital writing.

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