On April 4, 2011, Dr. Constance Squires, the Director of the M.F.A. Creative Writing program at the University of Central Oklahoma, read from her forthcoming novel Along the Watchtower. The novel addresses the effects of military life and rock and roll on a young girl growing up in the 1980s.
Dr. Squires' short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Identity Theory, Briarcliff Review, the New Delta Review, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for Best New American Voices, Pushcart, and O'Henry Awards.