Literature Program
 


Friday, March 2, 2007

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The University at Buffalo, Department of English

Percival Everett

Exhibit X: A Series of Readings in New Fiction

Presented at:
Hallwalls

Percival Everett is the author of fifteen novels, three collections of short fiction, and one volume of poetry. Among his novels are Erasure, Glyph, Wounded, American Desert, For Her Dark Skin, Zulus, The Weather and The Women Treat Me Fair, Cutting Lisa, Walk Me to the Distance, Suder, The One That Got Away, Watershed, and God's Country. He is the recipient of the Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, the PEN/Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature, and a New American Writing Award. His stories have been included in the Pushcart Prize Anthology and Best American Short Stories. In addition to writing, Everett is a painter, a woodworker, and a flyfisherman. He trains mules on his ranch outside of Los Angeles and teaches at the University of Southern California.


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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...