New Story Collection from ASC Prof

New Story Collection from ASC Prof Praised by NY Times

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The New York Times has posted a review with praise for a recently released short story collection, “Damage Control,” from Amber Dermont, Charles Loridans Associate Professor of English at Agnes Scott College.

 “Dermont, whose first novel, “The Starboard Sea,” was published last year, is a deft writer, bullish on her characters, assertive in her descriptions of these specific worlds,” write the New York Times reviewer.

Dermont was also recently quoted in a New York Times article in February about a surge in popularity for short stories.

You can read The New York Times’ review of “Damage Control” here.

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location – offering myriad cultural and experiential learning opportunities. A diverse and growing residential community of scholars, this highly selective liberal arts and sciences college is known for its dynamic and challenging intellectual community. Encouraging students to engage the wider world through study abroad and presenting its curriculum with international context, Agnes Scott College delivers on its promise: The World. For Women.