Join us for an evening with
Mr. Barnes will discuss Exposition:
As opening to the story: Intimacy and/or immediacy
As information needed to advance the story
In the form of internal monologue
In the form of flashback
Nothing is all showing: Why telling is a part of fiction and creative nonfiction
Lee Barnes, author of five books, including The Lucky and Gunning for Ho, and more than thirty short stories, earned his Masters of Fine Arts in fiction writing from Arizona State University. In addition to publishing fiction, he writes and publishes essays and works of creative nonfiction. When We Walked Above the Clouds, a memoir of his tour in Vietnam is forthcoming this September from the University of Nebraska Press, and he has two new novels Car Tag and Searchlight that will be released later in the fall of 2012. He has received the Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence from the College of Southern Nevada, has been twice honored as an instructor by the University and Community College Regents and selected four times by Who’s Who Among American Teachers. He was inducted in 2009 into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame at the University of Nevada Reno. He serves as lead faculty for the creative writing program at CSN.