The Adroit Journal Senior Editor, Jenny Tinghui Zhang, has published her debut novel Four Treasures in the Sky. The book is an 1880s epic that uses the Chinese Exclusion Act as the backdrop. It explores the American West, immigration, racism, and so much more backed by breathtaking prose.
Zhang’s work has also been featured in Apogee, CALYX, Ninth Letter, Passages North, wildness, and The Rumpus, with essays in HuffPost, Bustle, The Cut, and HelloGiggles, among others.
We asked her to answer our recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know her better.Continue reading “A Life of Books: Jenny Tinghui Zhang, author of Four Treasures of the Sky”
Amy E. Casey, author of The Sturgeon’s Heart, lives in Wisconsin and has had her stories and poetry published in Split Rock Review, Psaltery & Lyre, Club Plum, NonBinary Review, and Bramble. Her debut novel is about three people who begin disappearing in different ways.
Debutiful had the author answer the recurring A Life of Books questionnaire so readers could get to know her better.Continue reading “A Life of Books with Amy E. Casey, author of The Sturgeon’s Heart”
Kit Mayquist’s novel, Tripping Arcadia, has “A Gothic Novel” smack dab on the cover. Many readers tend to assume one thing or another about what a Gothic novel is, so Debutiful decided to dig a little deeper with Mayquist to understand truly what Tripping Arcadia was all about.Continue reading “Going Gothic (Novel) with Kit Mayquist and Tripping Arcadia”
This month, my selections are going to be a little different. There are three debuts publishing this month that are definitely worth checking out, but I also wanted to highlight three books that previously came out that I missed for one reason or another.Continue reading “6 debut books you should read this December”