Author Marianne Wiggins: an excerpt

Marianne Wiggins is the author of seven books of fiction including Evidence of Things Unseen, which is set in Knoxville. She has won an NEA grant, the Whiting Writers' Award, and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and she was a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist in fiction for Evidence of Things Unseen. An evening with Marianne Wiggins was sponsored by Friends of the Library in honor of the 125th anniversary of Knox County Public Library. Here's a short excerpt of her reading and opening remarks recorded on January 24, 2012.

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Melissa listens to hours of podcasts on most days. She started the habit with the intention of taking long walks, but podcasts proved to be more addicting than exercise. She records, edits and mixes podcasts for the library.
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Alan May works as a reference librarian at Lawson McGhee Library. In his spare time, he reads and writes poetry. May's most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). His poems have appeared in The New York Quarterly, The Hollins Critic, The New Orleans Review, Plume, and others.