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River Weather:
Stories

"Resonant, spare, intense, and perfectly voiced..."
                -Jeanne Larsen
"...raw and vital..."
             -Booklife Review: 
              Editor's Pick
"...primal...elemental.
Close always."
           -Cleveland Review              of Books

The Beginning of His
Excellent and Eventful Career

Available in
bookstores,
on Amazon & at
MadHat Press

The Novel

"...original, poignant, brutal and beautiful..."

-Kirkus Reviews
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The Author

Cameron MacKenzie's work has appeared in Salmagundi, Plume, and The Michigan Quarterly Review, among other places. His novel The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career, and monograph Badiou and American Modernist Poetics, both appeared in 2018. His collection of stories, River Weather, was published in 2021. He lives in Roanoke, VA with his two children. Follow him on Facebook.

Upcoming Events:

12/8/21, 7pm

E-Verse Radio Equinox

With Eduardo C. Corral and Spencer Short

Fergie's Pub, Philadelphia, PA

12/18/21, 12pm

Booksigning

Book No Further

Roanoke, VA

1/7/21 7pm

Taubman Museum of Art

Roanoke, VA

3/10/22, 7pm

Readings On the Pike

Arlington, VA

 

Past Appearances:
 

10/16/21

Eat and Read Local

Loudoun County Library, Cascades, VA

2/18/20

With Clifford Gargstang

Scuppernong Books, Greensboro, NC

 

1/16/20 

Hoot and Holler 

Grandin Theater, Roanoke, VA

9/10/19

Writers and Words 

Charmington’s, Baltimore, MD

7/16/19

Readings On the Pike,

Arlington, VA

 

4/18/19

Inner Loop Reading Series

Washington DC

11/11/19

Painted Bride Quarterly

Black Sheep Pub, Philadelphia, PA

Deschutes Lit:

 

A monthly gathering of the best writers in the Roanoke Valley at Deschutes Tasting Room in Roanoke, VA

 

Follow the series on Facebook @authorcameronmackenzie

 

2/20/20: 

Jeanne Larsen, Adriana Rewald, Evan Massey

 

11/22/19:

Cathryn Hankla, Sydney Tammerlane, Bryan Hancock

 

10/17/19:

Evan Lavender-Smith, Keith Ferrell, Betsy Singleton Kalderhouse

 

9/19/19:

Clifford Garstang, Laura Garrison, Johnny Camacho

 

5/2/19:

Matthew Vollmer, Cynthia Atkins

 

4/4/19:

Ed Falco, Grant Kittrell, Bailey Mann

 

2/26/19:

Mary Crockett Hill, Angie Smibert, Dan Kennedy, Leslie Jernegan

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