Marisa Silver

The perfect literary way to celebrate Women's History Month. 💁🏽 📚
Innocents and Others, Spiotta's new novel delivers in the most personal, least high tech way, comprising notes, lists, screenplay cuts, and reveries. She writes one of the most tender, but most explicit love scenes I've ever read. Along the way there are explorations of the meaning -- and pain -- of devotion to our art or passions, the importance of our senses, how we account for ourselves, our impulses to keep secrets and to confess them.
Grannan is witness to the people who find themselves on the other side of the American dream in California's now-arid Central Valley, every bit as parched as the cracked and desiccated soil they live on.
Marisa: Ah, the plight of the short story. It's alive! It's dead! It's alive again! It's like the old grandmother who is