Garry Craig Powell is the author of Stoning the Devil (Skylight Press, 2012), a linked collection whose Arab women protagonists struggle for love in a patriarchal society. In 2013 it was long-listed for the Frank O’Connor Short Fiction Award, and was widely praised in the feminist press. Powell is currently completing a novel about the poet and playboy, Gabriele D’Annunzio, from the perspective of his ex-lover, Eleonora Duse, and other women in his life, in the manner of Citizen Kane. For more information, see his author page. Powell lives in Portugal and writes full-time.
“To bring the scene vividly alive in your mind and then to transfer that vividness to the reader takes imagination. There’s no way around that. This is why History and Historical Fiction are two separate genres.” John Vanderslice talks to Garry Craig Powell about his new novel, The Last Days of Oscar Wilde.
John Vanderslice talks to Garry Craig Powell about his collection Island Fog: “. . . whenever I’m there I’m always struck by how different Nantucket seems. I’m always telling people it’s like visiting an alternative United States.”
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