Thursday, February 21, 2013

Ron Rash, I Expect Honesty. Thank You.




Looking forward to Ron Rash's new collection. But we'll have to see about this "underside" business. I'll be looking for a belly more closely resembling that of a trash-eating Carp than the smooth tummy of your average smallmouth. I'll be looking for the spoken truth of what I see each day, and hope it's in here.

Here's the news story I came across: Short stories show Appalachia's raw underside


Four of my new stories on the horizon in four great journals

Distressing news first. I sent out a manuscript to some important people and realize now it was in critical need of about three more draft...