The Beck Series welcomes Ismet Prcic, the 2013 GLCA prize-winning author for fiction. In 1977, Ismet Prcic was born in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and immigrated to America in 1996. Winner of the 2013 GLCA New Writers Award for fiction, Shards (Grove/Atlantic, 2012) is Prcic’s first novel. He holds an MFA from the University of California, Irvine, and was the recipient of a 2010 NEA Award for fiction. He also is a 2011 Sundance Screen writing Lab fellow. Free and open to the public.