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Bonnie ZoBell

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Bonnie ZoBell's new linked collection from Press 53, What Happened Here: a novella and stories, will be released on May 3, 2014. Her fiction chapbook The Whack-Job Girls was published in March 2013. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in fiction, the Capricorn Novel Award, and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. She has held resident fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo, VCCA, and Dorland, received an MFA from Columbia University on fellowship, and currently teaches at San Diego Mesa College. Visit her at www.bonniezobell.com.

What_Is_Found...What Is Found, What Is Lost by Anne Leigh Parrish is a captivating look at the lives of two sisters raised by a mother who, at seventeen, hit the road to follow a revivalist minister. Parrish’s gritty details are impressive as the reader witnesses the girls sleeping on a dirt floor and living with no running water at Swinn’s camp. Especially Freddie, the oldest, has a list of duties to help kee...

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"This work is classified as Literary Fiction. The setting however from real life. In 1978 an airline crash took place over the North Park neighborhood of San Diego. This collection of short stories and one novella tells of the life of characters li..." Read more of this review »
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"Readers may argue over whether the greatest strength of Bonnie ZoBell's What Happened Here is the prize-winning prose or the full sympathy with which ZoBell gives life to her delightfully varied cast of characters (sour, sweet, canny, sexy, you na..." Read more of this review »
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"This is a very well-crafted & heartfelt collection of stories. They are interconnected through the characters proximity to a small suburb in San Diego called North Park, a neighborhood I used to live in and still frequent. The depiction of the..." Read more of this review »
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What Is Found, What Is Lost by Anne Leigh Parrish
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Parrish's exceptional prose in this debut novel creates sympathetic portraits of two sisters whose over-the-top evangelical mother has taken off to follow a revival minister on the road. . on in older age as they still struggle with trying to fit in ...more
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The Tunnel, A Story of Politics, War, Hope, Love and Sacrific... by Gail Chehab
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Gail Chehab's steller new novel The Tunnel transports you to the Gaza Strip right before the Arab spring where the Hamden's live and have a daughter diagnosed with leukemia. She can't get the medical care she needs without being smuggled into Egypt. ...more
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The Mango Bride by Marivi Soliven
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An exceptional and poignant novel that has won significant prizes for its exquisite storytelling, Grand Prize for the Novel in English in the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Philippine counterpart of the Pulitzer Prize, and also th ...more
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