ALLAN GURGANUS— member of the Fellowship of
Southern Writers — was born in North Carolina and is the author
of many works of fiction including Oldest Living Confederate Widow
Tells All, White People, and Plays Well With Others.
His latest book is The Practical Heart: Four Novellas. Honors
include the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and
Letters, PEN/Faulkner finalist, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.