Cynthia Morrison Phoel (Bulgaria 1994-96)  will be reading from cold-snapCold Snap: Bulgaria Stories at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, on Sunday, June 26, at 2:00 p.m.

Of the book, Dallas Morning News contributor Anne Morris wrote: “It’s not unusual for a returning Peace Corps volunteer to write a book . . . Cynthia Morrison Phoel’s debut collection of six stories set in a Bulgarian village represents that kind of fiction at its best.”

For more information, check out, or read the review of her great collection of stories on our site.