Author Archives: Pat Sollner

About Pat Sollner

Pat Sollner’s work has appeared in The Mississippi Review, Cat’s Ear, The Seneca Review, and Oasis. Dust to Dust was one of the winners in the Drum 2012 Flash Contest. Pat holds a PhD in Comparative Literature with a concentration in Russian Literature. She received NDEA fellowships to study in the USSR during the Cold War, and has taught Russian and Russian Literature at the University of Massachusetts, and essay writing at Simmons College and Boston University. She is a 2014 graduate of the Novel Incubator, and is at work on her novel, Leningrad Roulette.

Leitmotifs For My Characters

Feeling a bit of cabin fever? Try coming up with a theme song for each major character in your novel. Fellow incubee Anjali Mathur gave me this idea last spring when she said she put on certain songs when she…