Terrence Holt (writer)

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Terrence "Terry" E. Holt (sometimes credited as "T.E. Holt") is an American doctor, and writer as well as a former professor of literature at Rutgers University and Swarthmore College.


He graduated from Cornell University, and from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.[1]

His single debut book, a collection of short stories entitled In the Valley of the Kings, which was praised by Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz, National Book Award winner Gerald Stern, National Book Award finalist Aleksandar Hemon.



  1. ^ "Terrence Holt". Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. 
  2. ^ Childers, Doug. (Sep 13, 2009). "Fiction review: In the Valley of the Kings.". Richmond Times-Dispatch. 
  3. ^ Giraldi, William. (Sep 13, 2009). "The Unnameable.". The New York Times Sunday Book Review,. p. BR27. “In the Valley of the Kings,” faithful in myriad ways to Maugham’s “life in the raw,” will take its rightful place beside those works of genius — fiction, philosophy, theology — unafraid of axing into our iced hearts. These stories will endure for as long as our hurt kind remains to require their truth. 
  4. ^ Mansbach, Adam. (Sep 13, 2009). "'In the Valley of the Kings' by Terrence Holt.". The Los Angeles Times. The seven stories and one novella that constitute "In the Valley of the Kings" take the entire solar system for their canvas. 

External links[edit]

  • Howe, Brian. (Dec 16, 2009). "Terrence Holt dispels the dark spaces in his fiction. Interview". The Independent. 
  • Mundow, Anna. "New Marriage of Science and Fiction." Interview. The Boston Globe, November 15, 2009 [1].
  • Neary, Lynn. "Story Specialists: Doctors who Write." "All Things Considered," National Public Radio, Nov 17, 2009 [2].
  • Nimocks, Amber, and Frank Stasio. "In the Valley of the Kings." Radio Interview, "The State of Things," WUNC-FM, Chapel Hill, NC Sep 15, 2009 [3].