CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas will assist in hosting the 12th International Conference on the Short Story in English.
This conference, held every two years, brings together renowned writers of fiction from all over the globe including Ireland, France, England, the Netherlands, Australia, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, Portugal, Canada, Indonesia, and the United States. The event will feature reading sessions, roundtable discussions and panels, translation workshops and performances. All sessions will be in English.
The conference will take place June 27-30 in North Little Rock at The Wyndham Hotel, with special events at the Argenta Theatre and the Clinton Library. More than 150 scholars and 40 writers will be in attendance from more than 20 countries. Several UCA faculty members and students from the English Department and the Writing Department will read and present scholarly papers.