Two debut novelists, a few authors from Texas and a story set in mid-20th century Texas. February seems to be Texas-centric!
The Shortlist for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize has been revealed! The winner will be announced on December 9th. Learn more over at The Center for Fiction and we congratulate the authors on their success. And without further delay, the shortlist: The Enchanted by Rene Denfield Jessica says: "I have never come across a … Continue reading Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Shortlist Revealed!
The Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Long List was announced last week, and there are a lot of great books included. We've already been buzzing about a few of them at the store and certainly don't envy the judges when it comes to picking one winner from the bunch! While we wait for the announcements of … Continue reading 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Long List Announced!
Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson Review by Molly Smith Henderson has been on our radar for some time. He won the 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award as well as several other prizes, and has published several pieces in national literary magazines. Henderson has just published his first novel, Fourth of July Creek, and … Continue reading FOURTH OF JULY CREEK: Deeply Humanistic