Rutting Season: Stories
By Mandeliene Smith
In these lucid, sharply observed stories, Mandeliene Smith traces the lives of people in moments of crisis. Smith's characters fight for happiness and survival - in office buildings barnyards, and dilapidated houses - and the choices they make reveal the power of instinct to save or destroy.
Whether she's writing about wives struggling with love, teenage girls resisting authority, or men and women reeling from loss. Smith illuminates her characters with pointed, gorgeous language and searing insight. Rutting Season is an unforgettable, unmissable collection from a powerful, nuanced, and profound writer.
Publishing Date: 1/21/2020 by Scribner Book Company