Skating on the Vertical: and Other Stories

Skating on the Vertical: and Other Stories

by Jan English Leary


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Jan English Leary's writing deftly offers insight into the disappointments and beauty of human love. In her new collection of sixteen stories, Skating on the Vertical, Leary writes about individuals who face the challenges of infertility and parenting, estrangement and intimacy, illness and recovery, loss and redemption. At the end of the stories, the characters emerge, sometimes broken, sometimes stronger, always changed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944388249
Publisher: Fomite
Publication date: 06/10/2017
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Jan English Leary's short fiction has appeared in Pleiades, The Literary Review, The Minnesota Review, Carve Magazine, Long Story, Short Literary Journal and other publications. She has received three Illinois Arts Council Awards and taught fiction writing at Francis W. Parker School and Northwestern University. Her novel, Thicker Than Blood, was published in 2015. She lives in Chicago with her husband, John, an artist and former teacher.

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