Event: Lori Eshleman Book Talk

PachacutiPlease join us for a book talk by Lori Eshleman

When: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7pm

Where: Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ

Lori Eshleman, whose historical novel set in 18th century Ecuador titled Pachacuti: World Overturned (Bagwyn Books, 2015) (An imprint of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) has recently been published. Lori will be giving a book talk on March 25:  “Shamans, Jesuits and Rebels: Encounters in the New World.” http://www.eventbrite.com/e/shamans-jesuits-and-rebels-encounters-in-the-new-world-tickets-15051213585

Lori Eshleman has a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Arizona, where she teaches at Arizona State University, and she has lived and traveled extensively in Ecuador. She has taught courses in Medieval art, Mexican art, and art of the Americas. This is her first historical novel.

For more information about Lori and her novel please visit:

https://acmrs.org/publications/catalog/pachacuti-world-overturned

Kindle Edition: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SW535H0

 

 

Announcing: Melissa Pritchard

Superstition Review would like to announce that Melissa Pritchard’s collection of short stories, The Odditorium: Stories, is due for release January 10, 2012. It is now available for pre-order from Amazon.

Pritchard was the featured reader in our Superstition Review reading series in November 2010.

Praise for Melissa Pritchard:

“Melissa Pritchard is one of our finest writers.”—Annie Dillard

“Pritchard’s quicksilver ability to blend biting social/political commentary with a rueful analysis of relationships makes [her work a] delight.”—Publishers Weekly

“I have admired Melissa Pritchard’s writing for several years now for its wisdom, its humble elegance, and its earthy comedy.”—Rick Moody

About The Odditorium: Stories:

In each of these eight genre-bending tales, Melissa Pritchard overturns the conventions of mysteries, westerns, gothic horror, and historical fiction to capture surprising and often shocking aspects of her characters’ lives.

In one story, Pritchard creates a pastiche of historical facts, songs, and tall tales, contrasting the famed figures of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, including Annie Oakley and Sitting Bull, with the real, genocidal history of the American West. Other stories are inspired by the mysterious life of Kaspar Hauser, a haunted Victorian hospital where the wounded of D-Day are taken during World War II, and the story of Robert LeRoy Ripley of “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” and his beguiling “odditoriums,” told from the perspective of his lifelong fact checker. (From Amazon.com)

Congratulations, Melissa. We look forward to this release.