where the writers are

Literary Fiction | Fiction

1888451874_01_MZZZZZZZ.jpg
Apr.24.2009
Clara's father, Viktor, was a Russian political prisoner in Auschwitz. He was involved in the camp underground, helping to "organize" much-needed goods to help the prisoners. But he also worked on the train ramps and helped to guide thousands of innocent victims to the gas chambers. The...
Novel: Sardinian Silver
Apr.19.2009
Finding One’s Self on a Romantic Island That Time Forgot Sardinian Silver   KINGSTON, ONTARIO – How many young people have dreamt of self and sexual discovery in a far off, exotic place? Arthur Fraser, the main character of Sardinian Silver (published by iUniverse) by A. Colin Wright, not...
The Story of a Widow
Apr.18.2009
After the death of her husband Akbar Ahmad, Mona finds herself settling ambivalently into a new life. But the calm rhythm of her days–gardening, cooking, time with her neighbours and family in Karachi–is upset by the appearance of Salamat Ali, the new tenant in her friend Mrs. Baig’s house....
Hoshruba: The Land and the Tilism
Apr.18.2009
Hoshruba (www.hoshruba.com), the longest magical epic ever written, will commence publication in Spring 2009. It is the first of a projected twenty-four volume translation of the eight thousand page Urdu language fantasy work.  The classic, unknown to western literature, was compiled from oral...
virginscover.gif
Apr.17.2009
THE VAGABOND VIRGINS, Baja California, 1979A Holy Virgin, or a convincing fraud, appears in Mexico, dedicating herself to the overthrow of the corrupt and tyrannical Partido Revolucionario Institutional. And a woman who claims to be the Virgin’s sister brings San Diego law student and private...
A Richer Dust.JPG
Mar.25.2009
When Doll, a British painter just out of art school at the Slade, arrives in New Mexico in 1924, she is certain only of her faith in the man who invited her: social philosopher Abe Bronstone, who has leftBritain to found a model society in Taos. Doll has renounced her own aristocratic...
new cover
Mar.23.2009
The Holocaust played out in microcosm on a tiny island in the English Channel allowed to be occupied by the Germans. The little-known Surrealist artists/lovers/Resistance propagandists Claude Cahun (Lucille Schwob) and Marcel Moore (Suzanne Malherbe) feature prominently. The behavior of the...
FamousandAnon.jpg
Mar.23.2009
The Famous & The Anonymous uncovers the private obsessions and subterranean desires of the nameless and the internationally recognized, both contemporary and historical. Ten of the twenty-two stories within the collection take the reader behind a celebrity’s poseur façade to reveal the anxiety-...
American Soma-front shadow.jpg
Mar.23.2009
With a nod to the chemically-induced contentment of Huxley’s Brave New World, “American Soma” explains how a friction-filled democratic system is lubricated by a collusion of partisan politicians and commercial interests. “Evolution”, written during the Dover Area School District ’s Intelligent...
Front Cover: Canaan Barred
Mar.17.2009
- This morning they entered my room and half-smiling, informed me that I have been here for a year. Looking at them, not knowing what to say, I thought: “My God! What has happened to me? How has it come down to this? I am only twenty-four, and the woman I love has been killed, and I am not in...