A.P.E.X. Events Presents Eccles Visiting Scholar David Anthony Durham

Published: February 14, 2022 | Author: Southern Utah University | Read Time: 1 minutes

apex presents durhamSouthern Utah University's A.P.E.X. Events is joined this week by award-winning historical, fantasy and science fiction author David Anthony Durham. Join A.P.E.X. Events on February 17th, 2022 at 11:30 AM in the Great Hall on the campus of SUU. Visit suu.edu/apex for more information on this event - and for the live stream link.

“The ability to create worlds outside of our own full of empathy, characters, community, and adventure is fascinating to me," said Dr. Lynn Vartan, director of A.P.E.X. Events. I can’t wait to have a discussion with him and our SUU Library’s Christopher Clark on stage about his career and creative process!”

David Durham is an author of many genres, from fact to fiction. He has also been a screenwriter and consultant on several TV shows. Durham has won the Astounding Award for Best New Writer of Science Fiction, a Legacy Award from the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation, and was a Finalist for the Prix Imaginales in France. David has twice had his books named New York Times Notable Books of the year.

He is the author of a trilogy of fantasy novels set in Acacia: The Sacred Band, The Other Lands, and The War with The Mein. He has also written historical novels, including The Risen, Pride of Carthage, Walk Through Darkness, and Gabriel’s Story.

​​Durham is currently on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA Program of the University of Southern Maine and the MFA program of the University of Nevada, Reno.

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