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Falling Backwards: Stories of Fathers and Daughters
Nineteen vivid and compelling stories explore the often charged and tender relationship between a daughter and her father. Includes such notable authors as Pam Houston, Sandra Cisneros, Aimee Bender, Antonya Nelson, Bliss Broyard, Heather Sellers, Steve Almond, Peter Ho Davies, Dan Chaon and others, along with exciting new discoveries. Guest editor Gina Frangello of the aw ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Weighed Words LLC
(first published 2004)
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This is an unbelievable anthology about father-daughter relationships from writers like Pam Houston, Peter Ho Davies, Steve Almond, Sandra Cisneros, Dan Chaon, Antonya Nelson and Bliss Broyard, with a foreward by Elissa Schappel. It came out with a really small press as Print On Demand and got almost no press, but I was extremely honored to work with such amazing writers and wish more people knew about this book, as it would have done extremely well if it just had a publicity engine behind it. I ...more
Gina Frangello is the author of the collection Slut Lullabies (Emergency Press 2010) and the novel My Sister's Continent (Chiasmus 2006), which was selected as one of the top 10 books of that year by Las Vegas City Life and was a "Read This!" finalist for Spring 2006. For more than a decade, Gina edited the award-winning fiction literary magazine Other Voices, and in 2004 co-launched its book impr ...moreMore about Gina Frangello...