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Victory Lap: A Reading & Celebration with Jason McCall, Tasha Coryell, and Brian Oliu

April 26, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The University of Alabama’s Webmaster invites you to a reading featuring University of North Alabama Professor Jason McCall (Two-Face God, Razed by TV Sets), novelist Tasha Coryell (Love Letters To A Serial Killer), and essayist Brian Oliu (Body Drop: Notes on Fandom and Pain in Professional Wrestling). Readers will have copies of their work available for purchase and signing.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Jason McCall is the author of the forthcoming essay collection Razed by TV Sets. His other books include What Shot Did You Ever Take (co-written with Brian Oliu); A Man Ain’t Nothin’; Two-Face God; Mother, Less Child (co-winner of the 2013 Paper Nautilus Vella Chapbook Prize); Dear Hero, (winner of the 2012 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and co-winner of the 2013 Etchings Press Whirling Prize); I Can Explain; and Silver. He and P.J. Williams are the editors of It Was Written: Poetry Inspired by Hip-Hop. He holds an MFA from the University of Miami. He is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, and he currently teaches at the University of North Alabama.

Tasha Coryell is the author of Hungry People, published by Split Lip Press in 2018. A novel, Love Letters to a Serial Killer, is forthcoming from Berkley/Orion in 2024.

Brian Oliu is the author of three chapbooks and five full-length collections of non-fiction, including the lyric-memoir i/o, and So You Know It’s Me, a collection of Craigslist Missed Connections. What Shot Did You Ever Take, a collaborative book of poetry on the Rocky film series with the poet Jason McCall, was released in 2021. His book of essays Body Drop: Notes on Fandom and Pain in Professional Wrestling was released in 2021 by The University of North Carolina Press.


April 26, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


English Building 301