Book Talk with Dan Sharkovitz


A World of Good: The Book I Dreamed
A Book Talk with Dan Sharkovitz

On Wednesday, November 20 at 4:30pm at the West Tisbury Library, all are invited to a book talk with Dan Sharkovitz. During this one-hour talk, Dan will offer a presentation of A World of Good, his first collection of short stories. This book represents a dream fulfilled of writing a book of his flash fictions, a dream that took him 38 years to realize. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

About the author:

Dan Sharkovitz taught creative writing, English, and Journalism at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for 38 years, before retiring in 2017. He also served as the English department chair, and adviser for the student newspaper. In addition, he taught part-time in several colleges and universities. He holds an MA from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English and a BS in English from Northeastern University. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities teaching fellowships. His writing has appeared in a number of publications including Teaching & Learning: the Journal of Natural Inquiry, The Leaflet, Nebraska Language Arts Bulletin, Bread Loaf and the Schools, Stone Soup Poets, Cantos: A Literary and Arts Journal, and Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review. He lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts. He has four amazing children–Marina, Kristen, Matthew, and Christopher.