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Aimee Parkison Event Moved to McKnight Hall

Discover the Story Behind Parkison’s Book The Innocent Party in UNC Charlotte Personally Speaking Talk
Aimee Parkison will share the story behind her captivating and imaginative book, The Innocent Party, on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cone Center's McKnight Hall at UNC Charlotte. (Please note this is a location change from Atkins Library)

Critics have hailed Parkison as a new distinct voice in contemporary fiction. In a discussion characterized by her sense of imagination and creativity, Parkison will share details of a book that slowly peels away layers of social interaction to consider the magical, frightening and essential elements of life.

Parkison is a fiction writer and a poet. As an associate professor of English, she teaches creative writing and is the coordinator of the creative writing program at UNC Charlotte. She currently is working on a new story collection, a screenplay, and a historical novel.Her primary areas of interest include fiction writing, creative nonfiction, screenwriting and film studies and women’s studies.

Parkison is the second of four UNC Charlotte College of Liberal Arts & Sciences scholars who will discuss their research and their books during this year’s Personally Speaking community series, co-sponsored by the college and J. Murrey Atkins Library. A reception follows each free lecture. RSVPs are requested to CLAS-Event@uncc.eduor 704-687-0082. Parking is provided. More information:           ~ Lynn Roberson, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences