Dorothy Allison was born in Greenville, SC and makes her home in Northern California. Her first novel, Bastard Out of Carolina, was a finalist for the National Book Award and became an award-winning movie. Allison's second novel, Cavedweller, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, won the Lambda Literary Award for Fiction and was a finalist for the Lillian Smith Prize. It was also adapted for the stage and screen. She is currently working on her next novel, She Who.
Dorothy Allison's appearance on campus has been sponsored by the English Department in conjunction with the Fellowship of Southern Writers Benefit Series.
There will be a book signing. This event is free and open to the public; no tickets required.
Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room