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Nov. 17, 2016
7 p.m.
James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284

Angela Flournoy, winner of the 2016 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for The Turner House, reads from her book and is then joined by her agent and editor for a discussion of the evolution of the book from original idea to first draft to published work. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will be followed by a public reception and book sale and signing.

The event is free and open to the public, but please register.

Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street, and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call the VCU Libraries events office at (804) 828-0593 prior to Nov. 15.


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The Cabell First Novelist Award is presented on behalf of VCU's M.F.A. in Creative Writing Program. Sponsors include the James Branch Cabell Library AssociatesVCU Libraries, the VCU Department of EnglishBarnes & Noble @ VCU and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences.