Creative Writing

Island of the Mad By Laurie Sheck

Sheck Island of the MadIsland of the Mad by Laurie Sheck, faculty, MFA in Creative Writing program at The New School.

Counterpoint Press, 2016

From the publisher: Meticulously blending the concerns of her poetics into an exciting and mysterious work of fiction, Island of Mad is the daring new novel by celebrated poet and novelist Laurie Sheck. This stunning lyrical mix of fact and fiction loosens the boundaries between past and present as it offers an intimate look into the peculiar life of a man named Ambrose A. and those he comes to know as his story unfolds.

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