Tag: literary fiction

Next Chapters: John McClure

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 9 Current Project: There Is No Bear on Our Lake, literary fiction What writers have most influenced your…

Meet Brenda Peynado, Author of The Rock Eaters

“Society cannot exist,” the philosopher Edmund Burke cautioned, without “a controlling power upon will and appetite…men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.” A similar warning may reside in The Rock Eaters, Brenda Peynado’s beautifully bizarre…