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North Carolina based novelist coming to the Writers’ Forum

Laurinburg, N.C. – Novelist Abigail DeWitt will be featured at the St. Andrews Writers Forum Thursday evening.

Free and open to the public, the Forum begins at 8 p.m. in Orange Main Lounge.

DeWitt has published two novels, Lili and Dogs. She has also had short stories published in The Carolina Quarterly, Salamander and The Journal.

A recipient of a Michener Fellowship and a Tyrone Guthrie Residency Fellowship, she earned her B.A. from Harvard University and her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers Workshop. She has taught creative writing at the Harvard Summer School, The Duke Writers Workshop, Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She has also been the visiting writer-in-residence at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

DeWitt currently leads private workshops and works one-on-one with students around the country. She resides in western North Carolina with her husband and daughter.

For more information about the Writers' Forum, creative writing at St. Andrews or the St. Andrews College Press, call 910-277-5310 or email press@sapc.edu.

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An innovative and bold academic venture, the distinctive character of St. Andrews has been marked by an interdisciplinary curriculum, a highly acclaimed college press, an award-winning pipe band, national champion equestrian teams, and first-rate scholarship. In addition to classes on the main campus, adult learners also choose the Center for Adult and Professional Studies opportunities through St. Andrews @ Sandhills and St. Andrews ONLINE.

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