‘Living Together,’ a new assortment of tales, explores relationships

‘Living Together,’ a new assortment of tales, explores relationships

DETROIT — Her books for kids and adolescents usually function far-flung and historic settings, from 17th century Japan to post-World War II Germany, however for Gloria Whelan’s brand new collection of brief tales, the drama is of an even more interior variety.

“Living Together,” a novella and variety of brief tales published this springtime by Wayne State University Press, details conflict and relationships among a group that is diverse of. This really is Whelan’s book that is first grownups since “Playing With Shadows.” A national Book Award champion on her novel, “Homeless Bird,” Whelan has written significantly more than 40 publications, including poetry, brief tales and novels. Nearly all of her publications were targeted at young readers, but she’s been writing for grown-ups, in addition to young ones, regularly throughout her profession. In fact, certainly one of her tales, “Giving purchases to your Morning,” is when you look at the winter/spring version regarding the Notre Dame Review.

“I’ve been composing quick tales right along, and they’ve been (posted) in literary quarterlies,” Whelan stated, from her house in Grosse Pointe Woods. Continue reading “‘Living Together,’ a new assortment of tales, explores relationships”