Plains Writers Series: Nov. 11, 2020
David Mullins

Wayne State College’s Language and Literature Department, the School of Arts and Humanities, and the WSC Press are pleased to hold this fall’s Plains Writers Series on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of Great Plains writers through reading and interacting with area audiences. 

This Plains Writers Series will highlight David Philip Mullins. The readings will be hosted via Zoom at 4 p.m. CST. This event is in collaboration with the Visiting Writers Series at Northeast Community College.  

DAVID PHILIP MULLINS is the author of The Brightest Place in the World, a novel, and Greetings from Below, a story collection that won both the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and the International Walter Scott Prize for Short Stories.  He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his work has appeared in The Yale Review, The Massachusetts Review, New England Review, Cimarron Review, Ecotone, Third Coast, Fiction, Folio, Post Road, Gulf Coast, and the anthology Road to Nowhere and Other New Stories from the Southwest.  He has received a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Dorothy and Granville Hicks Residency in Literature from Yaddo, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, the Stanley Elkin Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, an Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature from the Nebraska Arts Council, and the Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.  He is an associate professor of English at Creighton University.