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Sarasota News Leader June 7, 2013 Page 92 Master of Fine Arts at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His first published work was the novella, Before Hiroshima, which Saul Bellow published in his literary magazine, News from the Republic of Letters, the release points out. Barkan's next book, the novel Blind Speed, was published by Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books and was named a finalist for the 2009 Paterson Fiction Prize. "Currey is a writer of exceptional range and versatility, publishing short fiction, poetry, essays and investigative journalism," the release says. His Crossing Over: The Vietnam Stories became a cult hit, and was named a Best Title of the Year by the Library Journal, the release adds. "His novel Fatal Light established Currey's international reputation, with widespread critical acclaim and 20 different editions published in 11 languages," the release notes. The book was nominated for the PEN/ Hemingway Award, and it won the Vietnam Veterans of America's Excellence in the Arts Award as well as a Special Citation from the Ernest Hemingway Foundation. Ivan Talijancic/Contributed photo co-founder and artistic co-director of WaxFactory, a New York-based multidisciplinary performance group "dedicated to exploring a multiplicity of theatrical visions," the release adds. Talijancic's work has been seen throughout the world, and he has taught and been artist-in-residence at many universities in the United States and abroad, the release continues. Talijancic is a director, choreographer, vi- For more information about the Hermitsual and graphic designer, video-/filmmak- age Artist Retreat, call 475-2098 or visit the er and curator, the release notes. He is also website. % Someone you know needs Planned Parenthood • Lifesaving cancer screenings • Parent & teen education • Annual GYN exams • Birth control Planned Parenthood Of Southwest And Central Florida • Sarasota 941-953-4060 •

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