2014 Library of Virginia Literary Finalists


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Nonfiction
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Barbara Perry, Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
Elizabeth Varon, Appomattox: Victory, Defeat and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and the War in Virginia, 1772-1832

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Fiction:
Lee Smith, Guests on Earth
Virginia Pye, River of Dust
Carrie Brown, The Last First Day
(Honorable Mention: Kathryn Estes, Seeing Red)

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Poetry:
Bob Hicok, Elegy Owed
Margaret Mackinnon, The Invented Child
R. T. Smith, The Red Wolf: A Dream of Flannery O’Connor

Winners will be announced October 18.

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About R.T. Smith

Writer-in-Residence R.T. Smith reads from his work at Hillel House.R. T. Smith has edited Shenandoah since 1995. His newest books are Sherburne: Stories (2012) and two collections of poems: The Red Wolf: A Dream of Flannery O’Connor (2013) and  In the Night Orchard: New & Selected Poems (2014).

 

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One Response to 2014 Library of Virginia Literary Finalists

  1. Jim Groom says:

    Congrats, Rod, and good luck! I’ll be rooting for you.

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