Florida Chapter Meeting April 28th
Laura Lee Smith presentation will focus on her work as a fiction writer and as a freelancer.
10:00 to 10:30 – meet and greet
10:30 to 12:00 – Laura Smith’s presentation and questions
12:00 to 12:30 – wrap-up
Laura Lee Smith is the author of the novels The Ice House(Grove Press 2017) and Heart of Palm (Grove Press 2013). Her short fiction has been anthologized in Best American Short Stories (2015) and New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best (2010). Smith’s recent work has appeared in The New York Times, and her second novel was recently awarded the Gold Medal for Fiction in the 2017 Florida Book Awards. A writer who’s been praised for her “intelligence, heart, and wit” (Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls), Smith’s work has been translated into German and French. She lives in Florida, where she writes fiction and works as an advertising copywriter. www.lauraleesmith.com