Author to present her debut short story collectionWritten by Admin
Stephanie Powell Watts will read from her new collection of short stories, We Are Taking Only What We Need, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2 at City Lights Bookstore.
Most of the stories in this collection are set in North Carolina. The story, “Unassigned Territory,” received the Pushcart Prize and a citation from Best American Short Stories.
“Stephanie Powell Watts offers an impressive debut that promises only wonderful work to come,” said Edward P. Jones, author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning novel Known World.