Charles Dodd is the recipient of the Thomas and Lillie D. Chaffin Award for excellence in Appalachian Literature, the Appalachian Book of the Year award in fiction, a Jean Ritchie Fellowship from Lincoln Memorial University, and an individual artist’s grant from the North Carolina Arts Council. He is also an inductee in the East Tennessee Literary Hall of Fame.
His newest book, A YEAR WITHOUT MONTHS, is a beautiful and heartbreaking memoir about grappling with the suicides of his son, father and uncle, while searching for solace in the Appalachian woods. Last week, Garden & Gun magazine featured A YEAR WITHOUT MONTHS in its Fall Recommended Reading feature https://gardenandgun.com/articles/the-southerners-big-fall-reading-list/
This event is presented in co-sponsorship with the Department of English, more information to come.