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Dr. Jubal Tiner, SC grad, Reading and Book Signing

After years of writing award-winning fiction, Jubal Tiner, a graduate of Southwestern College, recently published his first collection of short stories, “The Waterhouse,” from which he will be reading on Thursday, April 18, starting at 7 p.m. in the Deets Memorial Library on the campus of SouthwesternCollege.

Published by Press 53, the 174-page collection follows three young men as their lives weave together through failed relationships, death, jail, adopted children, ritualistic basketball games, and life-affirming love on their journey to manhood and The Waterhouse.

Tiner, who joined Brevard College’s (North Carolina) faculty in 2006, teaches creative writing as well as film, literature, and composition classes.  He is founder and editor of “Pisgah Review,” a national literary journal associated with Brevard College

Tiner holds bachelor degrees in English and chemistry from Southwestern College as well as a master’s degree in English (creative writing) from Iowa State University. He earned his doctorate in English (fictional rhetoric and 20th-century American literature) from Oklahoma State University.  On Saturday, Tiner will be inducted into Southwestern College’s Scholars Hall of Fame. 

“The Waterhouse” will be available for purchase and signing at the reading as well as on the Press 53 website, www.press53.com. Tiner’s reading is sponsored by the English department atSouthwestern College.  For more information, contact Michelle Boucher at (620) 229-6332.