Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Grease Stains, Kismet, and Maternal Wisdom - Mel Bosworth (Aqueous)

Grease Stains, Kismet, and Maternal Wisdom is the whimsical, emotional, often reckless love story that we’ve all had or wish we’ve had. The tale follows David and Samantha, two virtual strangers from opposite coasts united for a week in autumn-cloaked Massachusetts, as they experience each other as only they know how. Sometimes shy, nervous strangers, other times merged as a single, physical being, the two dance for us the clock winds down and their reality bends but never breaks, sometimes odd, sometimes beautiful things bursting from the creases.

Mel Bosworth is the author of When the Cats Razzed the Chickens (Folded Word Press, 2009), and Freight (2011). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Pank, Annalemma, Per Contra, Wigleaf, and elimae, among others. He lives, breathes, runs, writes, and works in western Massachusetts.

About Aqueous Books
Aqueous Books is the print arm of Prick of the Spindle, an online literary quarterly journal also available as a Kindle magazine. Staff include Prick of the Spindle Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Reeser as Publisher, and Prick of the Spindle Managing Editor Erin McKnight as Editor. Upcoming books include novels and novellas published serially on Prick of the Spindle, as well as works of literary merit, memoirs, magical realism, and speculative fiction. Look for forthcoming publications by Heather Fowler, Alec Bryan, and others.

Mel Bosworth: Grease Stains, Kismet, and Maternal Wisdom
paperback, est. 180 pages, $7.00
ISBN: 978-0-9826734-1-6

a quirky review of "Grease Stains" is up in Rose Hunter's blog: Quirkiness

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