Writings by: Emily Masters

This author has written 3 pieces

Book Review: Jaws of Life (Laura Leigh Morris)

Laura Leigh Morris. Jaws of Life. Morgantown, W.Va.: Vandalia Press, 2018. 168 pages. Softcover. $18.99. Laura Leigh Morris’s debut collection of short stories, Jaws of Life, focuses on characters from a small town in West Virginia. Morris, who has had her fiction published in The Louisville Review, Weave Magazine, and other journals, gathers together some gems from…

Interview: Jesse Donaldson

I’m drawn to Kentucky not because it’s some Shangri-La but because it is a complicated place,” says Jesse Donaldson, author of the recent novel The More They Disappear and a native of the Commonwealth who left to attend college in Texas. Now living with his wife and daughter across the country in Oregon, he has found himself drawn back to…

Book Review

Laura Long & Doug Van Gundy, Eds. Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia. Morgantown, W.Va.: Vandalia Books, 2017. 368 pages. Softcover. $32.99. Reviewed by Emily Masters Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia is a…