2017 Seaside Writers Conference Headline Authors
Chris Offutt is an award-winning novelist, memoirist, and screenwriter. He worked on the HBO drama True Blood and the Showtime series, Weeds. His books include the memoirs My Father, The Pornographer, The Same River Twice, and No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home, the story collections Kentucky Straight and Out of the Woods, and the novel, The Good Brother. His work has appeared widely and has been featured in The Best American Essays, The Best American Short Stories, and many other anthologies. He lives near Oxford, Mississippi.