Auten’s writing is lyrical, propulsive, and alive. In Another Sun is peopled with characters that will be familiar, but this is not a story you’ve read before. I was reminded of C.E. Morgan, and that is high praise. Read this book. Alex Higley, author of Old Open Tortoise Books Amazon
William Auten’s In Another Sun burns with haunting fire; it reminds us that our lives are often only truly experienced in fragments. We exist through the shards of our memories, through snippets of conversations, through what is and what could have been. Auten’s prose thoughtfully explores the powerful notion that, perhaps above all, our heart’s desire isContinue reading “In Another Sun Praise – Debbie Graber”
In Another Sun tells the story of Vanessa Ochoa in a both urgent and unhurried voice, as she searches for a bridge between the known and the unknown in a too-short life. In chronicling her journey with grace and empathy, Auten shows how the American Dream, hatched in hope, can sour within a generation. Jeff Ewing,Continue reading “In Another Sun Praise – Jeff Ewing”
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Out of the butterfly room, they wander, turning the corner until the curator stops them in front of the animals. A mother clicks her stroller’s brakes. Across from her, a man arrives last, floats near the back, and continues glancing at the butterflies. He wears a small sticker stamped with the American flag. “Dioramas” isContinue reading ““Dioramas” Now Available in Tupelo Quarterly 20″
“Moonflowers” is forthcoming in Illuminations (College of Charleston, SC), June 2020.
May 26, 2020 is the official release date for In Another Sun, William Auten’s second novel, available as print and an e-book from Tortoise Books and online retailers. Please help spread the word—thank you.
“Dioramas” is forthcoming in the March 2020 issue of Tupelo Quarterly.
“Start of the Season” is forthcoming in Valparaiso Fiction Review, volume 9, issue 2, summer 2020.