17th Annual Literary Festival
17th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 3-6, 1994

Mike Pearson

Mike Pearson is an associate professor of English at Old Dominion University, where he has taught journalism, American literature and creative nonfiction since 1988. He has published essays and stories in many magazines, journals and newspapers, including The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Globe, The Journal of American Culture, Studies in Popular Culture and Creative Nonfiction. His first book, Imagined Places: Journeys into Literary America, was listed by The New York Times Book Review as one of the notable books of 1991. His second work of nonfiction, A Place That's Known: Essays, was published this year. He is currently working on two chapters for American Nature Writers, which will be published by Scribners, and a memoir about growing up in the Bronx in the 1960s, Rest in Peace. [extracted from 1994 brochure]

Mike Pearson's 1994 brochure photo
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