CHADRON – Markus Egeler Jones will present a public reading at the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center Chicoine Atrium Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m.
The reading, which is free and open to the public, is part of Chadron State College’s Distinguished Writer Series, sponsored by the English and Humanities department.
Jones, an Assistant Professor in English and Humanities at CSC, will have his first novel “How the Butcher Bird Finds Her Voice” published in early 2018. He has had short fiction pieces appear in “Crab Fat Magazine,” “The Story Shake,” “The Windward Review,” “The Wild Word,” “The New Mexico Review,” and “Gehenna & Hinnom,” among others.
Also, his story “Cindy Jack and the Town Drunk” was a semi-finalist in 2017 for the Tillie Olson Short Story Award.
—CSC College Relations