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September 8, 2017

Float

Float

By JoeAnn Hart.  Ashland, Oregon: Ashland Creek Press, 2013.

Float is a wry tale of financial desperation, conceptual art, insanity, infertility, seagulls, marital crisis, jellyfish, organized crime, and the plight of a plastic-filled ocean. JoeAnn Hart’s novel takes a smart, satirical look at family, the environment, and life in a hardscrabble seaside town in Maine.

When Duncan Leland looks down at the garbage-strewn beach beneath his office window, he sees the words God Help Us scrawled in the sand. While it seems a fitting message—not ...

Novelist JoeAnn Hart Presenting at the International Literature Festival Berlin 2017

JoeAnn Hart is honored to be taking part in the International Literature Festival Berlin 2017 which takes place at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele in Berlin, Germany from September 6th through the 16, 2017. On Monday, September 11th at 6 p.m. JoeAnn will be presenting her novel Float, followed by a discussion of the work.

Later the same evening, at 7:30 p.m., as part of Science Year 2016/17, which this year centers around Seas and Oceans, JoeAnn will participate in “Reading the Currents. Shifting ...

Landscapes Journal Issue on Heritage: Landscapes

Landscapes: The Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language Heritage: Landscapes Submissions due: 18 November 2017

We seek submissions for the Volume 7, Issue 1 of Landscapes: The Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language (ISSN: 1448-0778) a fully refereed interdisciplinary, multimedia online journal based at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.

This volume’s special theme is “Heritage: Landscapes.” What are the intersections between cultural identity and landscapes? How do humans curate their heritage in landscapes? What are the consequences ...