Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise, alumna, Sanderia Faye Smith, will have an excerpt of her novel-in-progress, “Mourning Bench,” published in an anthology compiled by The University of Arkansas titled: ARSNICK: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas. The anthology is due out tomorrow, Saturday, July 9, 2011.
Sanderia will also be moderating a panel tomorrow as the AR Civil Rights symposium presents: “Sit-Ins, Freedom Rides, and Beyond: Direct Action and Civil Rights in 1960s Arkansas” on Saturday, July 9, 2011, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center at 501 West 9th Street in downtown Little Rock. The symposium will be free and open to the public.
An excerpt of Sanderia’s novel-in-progress, “Mourning Bench,” was selected for BEST OF the 2011 Writing the Middle Novel Workshop at the 7th Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise and will be published in the 2011 Edition of SABAL later this year.