The Madisonville Community College (MCC) Loman C. Trover Library will be featuring
Tim L. Williams on Thursday, November 19, for a reading of his works. Williams, of
Muhlenberg County, is a former MCC student and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree
from Murray State University. His stories have appeared in a variety of literary
quarterlies, such as Lullwater Review and New Madrid, as well as genre magazines
including Ellery Queen s Mystery Magazine, Plots with Guns, Not One of Us and the
now sadly defunct Murdaland. Two of his stories have been included in Houghton Mifflin
s Best American Mystery Stories series, for 2004 and 2012. He won a 2012 Thriller
Award from the International Thriller Writers in the short story category and received
a 2014 Edgar Award nomination for Where the Morning Sun Goes Down, which is included
in Skull Fragments, his latest book. He has also been nominated twice for a Shamus
Award for best short story.
Also appearing will be MCC English Professor Jude Roy. His stories have appeared
in The Southern Review, American Short Fiction, National Public Radio's The Sound
of Writing, The Fiction Writer, Mysteries and Manners Quarterly, Journal of Kentucky
Studies, Mysterical-E, and many others. Originally from Chataignier, Louisiana, Roy
has called Madisonville his home since 1998.
The event will take place on November 19, at 6 p.m. in the Loman C. Trover Library
located on the 2nd floor of the Learning Resource Center on MCC s North Campus (2000
College Drive, Madisonville).
The event is free and open to the community. Refreshments will be available.