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Told From The Hips by Andrea Amosson 1 de diciembre de 2017

Filed under: General — Andrea Amosson @ 12:04 PM

“One line that really summed up the beauty of Andrea Amosson’s writing for me was from Rhizomatica: Rhizomatica doesn’t want to be a woman, she wants to be a book, and extends her arms like desperate lines of poetry seeking the light. I thought that was beautiful.”

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Told from the hips

I am indebted to Andrea Amosson for sending me a copy of her volume of short stories Told from the Hips after an initial approach to me from Kelsey at Book Publicity Services. Told from the Hips is available in e-book and paperback on Amazon US and Amazon UK.

Told from the Hips is a collection of nine pieces, although the Foreword by Claudia Martinez Echeverria is absolutely worth reading too, in order to understand more clearly the title and the presentation of male and female roles within Andrea Amosson’s writing. There is a feminist bent to the volume, but that is not to say that male readers would not appreciate them too, even if the women are much more prominent and well developed characters.

I really enjoyed these stories. Perhaps ironically, my favourite of all the entries was the shortest of all, FIERCE, written in homage to the…

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