Author Silas House blogs about writing, the writing life, books, movies, nature, religion, politics, and other things that generally concern conscious people. House is the author of the bestselling books Clay's Quilt, A Parchment of Leaves, The Coal Tattoo, Something's Rising, Eli the Good, and Same Sun Here. HIs novel Southernmost will be published in June 2018. Find out more about him and his writing at www.silas-house.com
I hope you might check out my newest short story, "Another Country," which is a contemporary Appalachian retelling of James Joyce's "The Dead", which was just published in the latest issue of Blackbird. And let me know what you think.