Shivnan Book Launch at the Ivy Bookshop

The Department of English is pleased to announce the much anticipated release of Sally Shivnan's collection of short fiction, Piranhas & Quicksand & Love (Press 53). Please join her for a reading from her work at the Ivy Bookshop, located at 6080 Falls Road in Baltimore, MD, on September 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM. For more information, visit her website at

Biographical Statement: Sally Shivnan’s fiction and essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, Antioch Review, Glimmer Train, Rosebud, and other journals as well as in anthologies including The Best American Travel Writing and Travelers’ Tales Best Travel Writing. Her travel essays have been featured in The Washington Post, Miami Herald, Nature Conservancy Magazine, Washingtonian, Saturday Evening Post,, and many other publications and websites. She broadcasts her bi-weekly “Prose and Poetry” radio program for blind listeners via the Radio Reading Network of Maryland, available for streaming. She was the winner of the 2011 Travel Classics International Travel Writers Contest and a Maryland State Arts Council grant, among other awards.

Posted: August 18, 2016, 7:09 AM