20th Annual Literary Festival 20th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 14-17, 1997

Reginald McKnight 
won the Drue Heinz Prize for his first collection of short stories, Moustapha's Eclipse. In 1990, he published a novel, I Get on the Bus, and in 1992 another collection of short stories, The Kind of Light That Shines on Texas. The title story of that collection received both an O'Henry Award and the Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence. Most recently, he has received a Whiting Fellowship for Writing and a Pushcart Prize. Reginald McKnight teaches at the University of Maryland. His latest book, White Boys, will be released from Henry Holt later this year.  [extracted from 1997 brochure]

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