Fletcher's first memoir recalls his childhood in New Mexico explores the feelings and echoes that surround events, objects, and people.
|Publisher:||Autumn House Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
HARRISON CANDELARIA FLETCHER is an assistant professor in the MFA in Writing Program at Virginia Commonwealth University. His first book, Descanso for My Father: Fragments of a Life (Bison Books, 2012), won the Colorado Book Award for Creative Nonfiction and International Book Award for Best New Nonfiction, and has been taught in classrooms throughout the country. His essays have appeared in many journals and anthologies including New Letters, Fourth Genre, The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction, and Brief Encounters (Norton, 2015). His honors include a New Letters Literary Award, a Sonora Review Nonfiction Award, a High Desert Journal Obsidian Prize, a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, and fellowships from the Arizona Poetry Center and Vermont Studio Center. A native New Mexican, he lives with his wife and two children in Richmond, Virginia.
What People are Saying About This
“Presentimiento: A Life in Dreamsoffers the reader elegant prose and enchanting imagery on every page, revealing to us a grace-filled world where miracles are as real as sage sparrows and mysteries reside behind every rock and piñon tree. Harrison Candelaria Fletcher’s exquisite memoir is filled with unforgettable family portraits and the taste, texture, and rich aroma of his New Mexico childhood, in a landscape filled with living spirits.”