RASHOD OLLISON – Music & Culture Critic and Memoirist

Rashod Ollison is an award-winning music and culture critic and native of Little Rock, Arkansas. He has been a staff critic at The Dallas Morning News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Journal News in Westchester, N.Y., The Baltimore Sun and The Virginian-Pilot. He is a 2000 graduate of The University of Arkansas, where he earned a B.A. in creative writing and journalism with a minor in African-American studies. His literary debut, Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl, is a memoir published in 2016 by Beacon Press.

Apr. 5  @ 1:30 pm – Master Class with Graduate Creative Writing Students

Thompson Hall 331


Apr. 5 @ 5:30 pm – Dinner with UCA Creative Writing Faculty

Location TBD


Apr.  5 @ 7:30 pm – Public Reading followed by Q&A and Book Signing

College of Business Auditorium 107


Apr. 6 @ 11:00 am – Q&A with Creative Writing Students

Thompson Hall 331