Fiction. Richard Hoffman, author of the acclaimed memoir Half the House and of two prize-winning collections of poetry, gives us a powerful first collection of stories. Its title novella tells the story of a child in a blue-collar family who is victimized by a serial predator. The other stories, raw and intimate, explore the difficult struggles to come of age and to live as a man in these times.
Richard Hoffman is author of the poetry collections Without Paradise, GOLD STAR ROAD (Barrow Street Press, 2007), EMBLEM (Barrow Street Press, 2011), and NOON UNTIL NIGHT (Barrow Street Press, 2017); the memoirs Love & Fury and HALF THE HOUSE (New Rivers Press, 2015); and the short story collection Interference and Other Stories. He is Senior Writer in Residence at Emerson College, in Boston. Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA