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Brian Biswas presents BLISTER AND OTHER STORIES at Flyleaf Books
February 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Twenty-one short stories that paint a portrait of a magical realist world that is both chaotic and corrupt.
These stories paint a portrait of a magical realist world that is both chaotic and corrupt. In “Blister” a young widow remains faithful to her wedding vows even after her husband’s deception is revealed. The husband in “Others” is haunted by a picture from the sixteenth century that has seemingly come to life and threatens to destroy his marriage. The soldier in “A Soldier’s Lament” refuses to order the execution of an enemy combatant with whom he has fallen in love. The teenage girl in “Skipping Stones” is troubled by her father’s second marriage, resulting in an existential crisis.
Brian Biswas has published over sixty short stories in the United States as well as internationally. His short story “A Betrayal” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and anthologized in The Irreal Reader. He is the author of the short story collection A Betrayal and Other Stories (Rogue Star Press) and the novel The Astronomer (Whiskey Tit Press). He is listed in the International Writers and Authors Who’s Who, Marquis Who’s Who, and the Internet Speculative Fiction Database.