“The Stone Pear,” by Elizabeth Genovise

Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl Elizabeth Genovise has yet to write a novel, but this fine short-story writer may soon accomplish that feat.  She’s the author of two short-story collections, A Different Harbor and Where There are Two or More, both reviewed in Southern Literary Review.  The Stone Pear is a single story published by […]

“Where There Are Two Or More,” by Elizabeth Genovise

Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl The thirteen stories in Elizabeth Genovise’s Where There Are Two Or More are set in the mountains of eastern Tennessee.  It’s her second collection and a marked advance in craft and theme from her first collection, A Different Harbor.  The stories are beautifully intimate, intensely direct, and evidence as to […]

“A Different Harbor,” by Elizabeth Genovise

Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl The five stories in Elizabeth Genovise’s A Different Harbor mark her publishing debut and are impressive for their clear-eyed compassion.  The stories are beautifully intimate and intensely direct, poignant journeys into the burl-wood heart of what it means to be not only humanly complicit but also safe from strife while […]