Read from my upcoming novel Solemn and enter Goodreads Giveaway.
It often seems to be feast or famine, but both do multiply themselves if you let them. I made a decision sometime ago to let the feast multiply of anything was to. I thank God for many blessings to share.
Enjoy this excerpt, "Solemn and the Hassles," and please share it with your friends. #SolemnBook #Solemn
See some of Kalisha’s inspirations for the novel on Pinterest. | Use the hashtags #Solemn & #SolemnBook to join other readers and the conversation on Twitter. | Submit a question about Solemn to Kalisha on Goodreads under “Ask the Author.”
I owe deep thanks to Deep South Magazine's editor Erin Bass for taking on an entire chapter of my new novel SOLEMN to publish in her Southern Voice section.
I am happy and blessed to share my interview with Shinjini Bhattacharjee, Editor-in-Chief of the fine new literary journal Hermeneutic Chaos, which published a portion of my new novel with much encouragement and interest. My interview appears in the journal’s companion blog Morphemic Morphology. I hope our words inspire you. Blessings, Kalisha
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Welcome to Terspischore’s Atrium, where the Hermeneutic Chaos editors find delight in the elfin task of confronting their contributing authors with some really tough questions.
Today, our Editor-in-Chief Shinjini Bhattacharjee interviews Kalisha Buckhanon, who is undoubtedly one of the most talented writers in the contemporary literary milieu. Her debut venture, Upstate, was published in 2006 to massive critical acclaim, and won an American Library Association ALEX Award and an Audie Award in Literary Fiction for its audiobook, besides being a Hurston-Wright Foundation Debut Fiction finalist. Her sophomore novel, Conception, was greeted with much greater enthusiasm, and won a Friends of American Writers Adult Literature Award. Kalisha has been awarded an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Prose; a Zora Neale Hurston/Bessie Head Fiction Award at the Gwendolyn Brooks Black Literature and Writing Conference, for her short story “Card Parties” ; the Terry McMillan Young Author Award at the National Book Club Conference; an Honorable Mention in…
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University of Arkansas's gravel. lit mag publishes an excerpt of my new novel SOLEMN, and they so sweetly describe this tender portion as "Kalisha Buckhanon says yes to love and life," in my piece entitled "Expecting."