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The Guide to the Flying Island: A Novella
by Lee Upton (Goodreads Author)
Fiction. Off the coast of the small town of Truror is an island steeped in local legend, a place once home to mysterious religious orders and apocryphal lost settlements ... a place that seems, in the right fog, to lift right out of the water and fly. This peculiar past has made the island, in the present, a minor tourist attraction, drawing sightseers and the devout alike ...more
Paperback, 93 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Miami University Press
(first published 2009)
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Lee Upton is the author of thirteen books. Her short story collection The Tao of Humiliation received the BOA Short Fiction Prize. Her awards include the Lyric Poetry Award and The Writer/Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America; the Pushcart Prize; the National Poetry Series Award; and the Miami University Novella Award. Her collection of essays, Swallowing the Sea: On Writing &am ...moreMore about Lee Upton...