BOOK TITLE: The Vain Conversation
ANTHONY GROOMS is the author of Bombingham: A Novel and Trouble No More: Stories, both winners of the Lillian Smith Book Award for fiction and adopted for study in universities.
He has taught writing and American literature at universities in Ghana and Sweden, and since 1994, at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.
He has lectured widely on American literature and culture, especially on topics related to narrations that reflect on the American Civil Rights Movement.
Grooms is a Fulbright Fellow, a Yaddo Fellow, a Hurston-Wright Foundation Legacy Award finalist, and an Arts Administration Fellow from the National Endowment for the Arts. His novel, The Vain Conversation, was published in spring 2018.