A READING AND BOOK SIGNING WITH VU TRAN, AUTHOR OF DRAGONFISH AND JARRET KEENE, CO-EDITOR OF LAS VEGAS NOIR. HOSTED BY SCOTT DICKENSHEETS.
Vu Tran was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and raised in Oklahoma. He is the winner of a Whiting Award, and his short stories have appeared in many publications, including The O. Henry Prize Stories and The Best American Mystery Stories. He teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago. www.vutranwriter.com
Jarret Keene teaches creative writing and literature courses UNLV. He has authored several poetry collections and a rock-band biography (The Killers: Destiny is Calling Me), and has edited or co-edited several books about Las Vegas. He also spent fifteen years covering the city's underground music scene for national and regional magazines.
Scott Dickensheets is the Deputy Editor of Nevada Public Radio's Desert Companion magazine. Before that, he served as Editor in Chief of Las Vegas CityLife and the Las Vegas Weekly, was Managing Editor of Las Vegas Life magazine, and held various positions at the Las Vegas Sun, including Assistant City Editor, Assistant Features Editor and Columnist.