In July, writers from around the country came to Yellow Springs for the Antioch Writers' Workshop. During the workshop, the faculty participates in a series of readings, and we'll be airing some of those on WYSO Weekend.
Today we'll hear from local author Martha Moody. She's reading from a new novel that will come out in the fall of 2012
Lucrecia Guerrero grew up in Nogales, Arizona, right along the border with Mexico. That border land area has always exerted a powerful influence on her writing. Ten years ago she published a collection of short stories, "Chasing Shadows." These otherworldly, atmospheric tales served notice that Guerrero is a writer who possesses extraordinary talent.
Katrina Kittle's fourth novel, "The Blessings of the Animals" is the story of a marriage. As the book opens Cami Anderson's marriage is falling apart. Anderson, a veterinarian, seeks refuge in her work. She discovers that her animal companions can be more dependable and affectionate than some of her human companions have been.