A Tree Born Crooked

A Tree Born Crooked

by Steph Post

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ISBN-13: 9781947993273
Publisher: Polis Books
Publication date: 01/25/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 330,315
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Steph Post is the author of two acclaimed novels: A Tree Born Crooked, a semi-finalist for the Big Moose Prize, and Lightwood, the first Judah Cannon novel. Post is a recipient of the Patricia Cornwell Scholarship for creative writing from Davidson College and the Vereen Bell writing award for fiction. She holds a Master’s degree in Graduate Liberal Studies from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her short fiction has appeared in Haunted Waters: From the Depths, The Round-Up, The Gambler Mag, Foliate Oak, Kentucky Review, Vending Machine Press, Nonbinary Review and the anthology Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics.

Her short story “The Pallid Mask” has recently been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is a regular contributor to Small Press Book Review and Alternating Current Press and has published numerous book reviews and author interviews. She is currently the writing coach at Howard W. Blake High School in Tampa, FL. Visit author's website at stephpostfiction.com or @StephPostAuthor.

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A Tree Born Crooked 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm not from Florida, but somehow the characters and descriptions make me feel nostalgic in a twisted sort of way. I like how the story is not sugar coated, it feels very real and edgy. This book is a great example of how family, no matter how screwed up, will always be family, and can drag people back home who thought they had escaped. If you're into Grit Lit, give this a try. Its exactly what I thought that the unseen parts of Florida could be like. There's no amusement parks or picturesque sunsets here, only troubled individuals doing whatever it takes for family, addiction, money, and love. I think you'll be impressed.