Cameron University professor to celebrate collection of short stories with public reading

Cameron University faculty member George McCormick will celebrate the publication of “Salton Sea,” a collection of short stories, with a reading and book signing at the Leslie Powell Gallery on Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. “Salton Sea” is the winner of the 2011 Noemi Press Book Award for Fiction and includes heartbreaking, aching stories of the modern West which have been called “simply great American stories.”

A native of Fontana, Calif., McCormick graduated from the University of Wisconsin and holds an MFA from Cornell University. His chapbook, “You Know Better But I Knew Larry Hinjos,” was published in 2001 by the University of Wisconsin Union. His fiction has been published in numerous magazines, including American Literary Review, CutBank, Epoch, Fugue, Hayden's Ferry Review and Santa Monica Review. He is the recipient of the Constance Saltonstall Grant for Fiction.



April 11, 2013