2012 Thomas Wolfe Lecture
Novelist Josephine Humphreys recieved the 2012 Thomas Wolfe Prize on October 2 and delivered the annual Thomas Wolfe lecture to an enthusiastic audience in the new Genome Sciences Building Auditorium. First-year Thomas Wolfe Scholar Heather Wilson presented her with the medal. While on campus, Humphreys also met with Creative Writing students to discuss the craft of writing and the writing life.
Humphreys' novels include Dreams of Sleep (1984), Rich in Love (1987), The Fireman's Fair (1991), and Nowehere Else on Earth (2000).
Pictures from top to bottom:
1. Director of Creative Writing Daniel Wallace, Department Chair Beverly Taylor, Doris Betts Professor of Creative Writing Pam Durban, 2012 Wolfe Prize recipient Josephine Humphreys, Thomas Wolfe Society member Terry Roberts, and Thomas Wolfe Scholar Heather Wilson, class of 2016 (photo by Graham Terhune)
2. Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Professor Marianne Gingher talking with Carolina Creative writing students (photo by Graham Terhune)
3. Thomas Wolfe Scholars Anna Faison, class of 2015, Heather wilson, class of 2016, and Maria Carlos, class of 2013 (photo by Graham Terhune)
4. Creative Writing Professor Randall Kenan and Department Chair Beverly Taylor (photo by Graham Terhune)
5. Josephine Humphreys talking with Carolina Creative Writing students (photo by Graham Terhune)
Thomas Wolfe Prize and Lecture