JE Solo’s latest short story collection, Nature, Human has been release by Toronto publishers House of Zolo.
Step into a world of hauntingly beautiful stories with Nature, Human, a new collection by the award-winning author, JE Solo. Nature, Human transports the reader into near and far-flung futures, and examines the fragile and often dysfunctional connections we have with the natural world. In JE’s direct and energetic style, Nature, Human contemplates the magical in the everyday while delivering unexpected twists and poignant moments that are sure to leave a lasting impression. Exploring complex themes of loneliness, separation, alienation, and despair, these ten unique stories consider how our decisions regarding nature impact the individual. Whether you’re a long-time fan of JE Solo’s work or a newcomer to their writing, this thought-provoking and imaginative collection delivers a richly rewarding reading experience that is sure to captivate and inspire.
Heart Murmur – star-crossed lovers share a supernatural connection; Nature – a homemaker becomes unnerved while caring for the family pets; Hysteria – a woman scours the city in search of estrogen patches; Somnambulist – Dad has been going out for walks at night; Nana – a family takes Nana for a Sunday drive; Old Joe – two inhabitants of Tent City face an uncertain future; Last Words – an injured worker has only one hundred words left to speak; Vision – an old person takes a stand to protect the last living things on earth; Second Sight – a mother prepares a magical gift for her daughter; Yolo – a grandmother decides to travel to the edge of the world.
Along with the TEXT ONLY paperback and digital copies, a special ILLUSTRATED edition is also available. Created as a storybook for adults, the special ILLUSTRATED edition of Nature, Human features full-colour digital artwork created by the author.