Happy Autumn! Big congrats to Solace in So Many Words contributor Joe Meno who has a new book (his ninth). It's called Marvel and A Wonder (from Akashic Books). It's gotten great reviews from various readers, from MTV News to Library Journal. Booklist gave it a starred review: “Evoking William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy, Meno’s suspenseful, mordantly incisive, many-layered tale can also be read as an equine Moby-Dick. As he tracks the bewildering seismic shifts under … [Read more...]
Somehow it’s September. What’s new with Solace contributors?
I gotta lotta reasons for not writing the blog recently. Summer is ending. A household project is starting. The conventions are on. But you know the real reason is that sometimes I am just lazy. But contributors to Solace in So Many Words haven't been lazy. T. C. Boyle has a story "Birnam Wood" in The New Yorker (September 2, 2012 issue). Joe Meno is interviewed in TriQuarterly (June 17, 2012). Philip Levine has a poem "How to Get There" in February issue of Poetry, and … [Read more...]