October 10, 2002

Contact: Sarah Ray
Posted: October 10, 2002

MIDDLEBURY, VT - Award-winning author Brock Clarke will read from his new unpublished works of short fiction at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Middlebury College. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Grand Salon of Le Château on Château Road off College Street (Route 125).

Clarke is the author of a novel, "The Ordinary White Boy" (Harcourt Brace), published in 2001. His story collection, "What We Won't Do" (Sarabande Books), received the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and was published in 2002. Originally from upstate New York, he currently lives in Ohio, where he is an assistant professor of English and creative writing at the University of Cincinnati.

Clarke's fiction and nonfiction have appeared in a number of literary journals, including New England Review, Mississippi Review, Georgia Review, Twentieth-Century Literature, and South Carolina Review. He has received awards from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and the New York State Writers' Institute.

For more information, contact Jodee Rubins, managing editor of the New England Review, at or 802-443-5075.