Writer Marianne Gingher

March 30, 2011
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Cultural Events
Shirley Recital Hall, FAC

Marianne Gingher is a Salem College alumna and author of both fiction and non-fiction.  Her work has appeared in many periodicals and journals. Her novel, Bobby Rex's Greatest Hit, was made into an NBC "Movie-of-the-Week" in 1992. Both Bobby Rex and Teen Angel, her short-story collection, were recipients of ALA Notable and Best Book awards. Her memoir, A Girl's Life, received a Foreword Magazine "Book of the Year" citation in 2001. Gingher has taught at Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Bennington, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, Hollins University and UNC-Chapel Hill, where she directed the creative writing program from 1997-2002.  In 2008 she wrote Adventures in Pen Land: One Writer’s Journey from Inklings to Ink, a memoir of how her career as a creative writer began.  In 2009 she put together Long Story Short

a compilation of 65 stories by North Carolina writers. Free.


After the reading there will be a reception and book signing.