Posted by William Nunnelley on 2012-02-06

Author and short story writer Michael Kardos will speak on the Samford University Visiting Writers Series Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in Divinity Hall North 302.  The program is open to the public.

Kardos, codirector of the creative writing program at Mississippi State University, is the author of One Last Good Time, described by Kirkus Reviews as “an impresive debut collection.”   Kardos also has written the forthcoming novel, The Three-Day Affair (Mysterious Press), and a textbook, The Art and Craft of Fiction (Bedford/St. Martin’s).

His short stories appear in The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Prism International, Prairie Schooner and other magazines and anthologies.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.