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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Language:English
  • Pages:120
  • eBook ISBN:9781626758254

Collard County

A Collection of Short Stories

by Tamara J. Madison

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Overview

Collard County is a collection of 5 short stories by Tamara J. Madison. With bold characters set in rich southern tradition and lushly poetic description, each of the tales carries its own unique twist, flirting with the paranormal and metaphysical.

Description

Collard County is a collection of 5 short stories by Tamara J. Madison. With bold characters set in rich southern tradition and lushly poetic description, each of the tales carries its own unique twist, flirting with the paranormal and metaphysical. Subject matter includes a woman who discovers that she is literally falling apart and losing parts of herself, a mysteriously diseased, impoverished community on the wrong side of the railroad tracks, and the bewitching consequences of an unfaithful spouse. All of the stories revolve around the universal theme of resilience amidst the worst of adversity. Titles include: Barren, Burnt Bottom, Hush, Cycles, and Misplaced.

About the author

Tamara J. Madison is an internationally traveled author, poet, performer, and instructor.  Her critical and creative works have been published in various journals, magazines and anthologies including Poetry International, Web del Sol, Tidal Basin Review, aaduna, and Black Magnolias. She has also been published in several anthologies:  Temba Tupu, Check the Rhyme, Seattle Poets and Photographers, and SisterFire

She is the author of CollardCounty, A Collection of Short Stories and the poetry chapbook, Sistuh's Sermon on the Mount (both available on Amazon). 

A consummate performance poet and spoken word artist, Tamara has performed for numerous stages and television. She is the Grand Prize Winner of the First Literary Recording Contest for Manzanita Quarterly and AUTHENTIC VOICEwork Records.  Her melodic poetry and spoken word are featured in the award winning album, Naked Voice currently available on CD Baby.  She has also performed and recorded as bilingual vocalist and poet with Juba Collective of Chicago.

Her most recent collection, Kentucky Curdled (poetry and essay) is available in paperback, on Kindle (Amazon), and poetry audiobook (on CD Baby).

To contact her for bookings, visit her home on the web at www.tamarajmadison.com/contact.


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