"The woman's in our backseat before I can say shoo. A skinny thing with too much eye makeup and a high forehead that shines in the glow from our Buick's dome light." -- "Anywhere, Please"
Lee is the author of four novels, including his most recent Break the Skin, and the Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Bright Forever. His stories and essays have appeared in Harper's, Ms., The Georgia Review, Creative Nonfiction, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. He teaches in the MFA Creative Writing Program at The Ohio State University.
Join us at Books & Books in Coral Gables for Blue Christmas Party this Saturday, December 10, at 7 P.M.
If you can't make the event, you can still buy the book here.
Alice Munro's new short story in the current Harper's.
"Always remember that when a man goes out of a room, he leaves everything in it behind," her friend Marie Mendelson has told her. "When a woman goes out she carries everything that happened in the room along with her."
Today's short story waiting to be written: The owner of the Serenity Gardens Funeral Home claims the four bodies left behind when he sold the funeral parlor were not his responsibility! "I'm sure they're not." (thanks to Lisa in Austin)