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Bestselling Author Wiley Cash receives Heasley Prize for Fiction at Lyon College

New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash was recently presented the Heasley Prize for Fiction at Lyon College on Thursday, Nov. 17. Cash presented a public reading of his book before accepting the award in the Bevens Music Room of the Brown Chapel. Wiley Cash drew an overflow crowd for his Thursday evening reading at Lyon College, with volunteers bringing in some two dozen extra chairs to accommodate students and faculty from Lyon and many from the Batesville community. For his... Read More
at Monday, November 21, 2022

Bestselling author Wiley Cash to present public reading, receive Heasley Prize for Fiction at Lyon College

New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash will present a public reading of his work at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Bevens Music Room of the Brown Chapel on the Lyon College campus,  2300 Highland Rd., Batesville . Following the reading, Lyon College will award Cash the Heasley Prize for Fiction, an endowed recognition the College presents annually to a noted writer. The event is free and open to the public, and no reservation or ticket is required. Cash gained literary... Read More
at Sunday, November 6, 2022

Heasley Prize winner Alice McDermott to give public reading on Oct. 28

Lyon College will be awarding the Heasley Prize for Fiction to noted novelist Alice McDermott on Thursday, Oct. 28. She will give a public reading at 7 p.m. in the Bevens Music Room of the Brown Chapel Fine Arts Building. McDermott has published eight novels, her most recent being The Ninth Hour in September 2017. Her seventh novel, Someone , was a New York Times bestseller, a finalist for the Dublin IMPAC Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Patterson Prize for Fiction,... Read More
at Wednesday, October 13, 2021