Charlie J. Stephens

Sunday, April 14, 2024 - 2:00pm

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Join Country Bookshelf in welcoming Charlie J. Stevens as they discuss their debut novel A Wounded Deer Leaps Highest.

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A Wounded Deer Leaps Highest: In 1980’s Oregon, Smokey is figuring out how to survive childhood with a young mom who is increasingly desperate in her search for love. As their mother’s boyfriends come and go, Smokey aches for the comfort and safety their mother can never quite provide. When a dangerous new man moves into the house, Smokey seeks refuge in the nearby forests—finding comfort as they give themselves over to the strength and beauty of the natural world.

Author bio: CHARLIE J. STEPHENS is a queer, non-binary, mixed-race writer from the Pacific Northwest. Born and raised in Salem, Oregon, and currently living in Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast, they are the owner of Sea Wolf Books & Community Writing Center. Charlie’s short fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Best Small Fictions 2020, New World Writing, and Original Plumbing (Feminist Press).

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781948814980
Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am Today
Published: Torrey House Press - April 2nd, 2024

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Country Bookshelf
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