Fiction. Chaos will surely ensue when Judith Owen allows her first husband, a jobless jokester of a salesman, to move into her coastal Georgia backyard "condo" thirty years after she divorced him. Married six times each, they argue over what advice to give their only child, Harold, 32, who is approaching his first marriage. Then Judith's next-door parents (married miserably for fifty years) host a Christmas party packed with a cast of eccentric characters, including seven ex-in-laws, four yard dogs, eight wild children, and Harold's fiancée (a New York-raised therapist) and her Chihuahua...
Matthew Cashion is the author of OUR THIRTEENTH DIVORCE (Livingston Press, 2017) and How the Sun Shines on Noise. His story collection, Last Words of the Holy Ghost, won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction in 2015.
Author City: LA CROSSE, WI USA