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PW calls GRAVITY CHANGES 'fantastical, engaging'

A new review from Publishers Weekly is calling Zach Powers's BOA Short Fiction Prize-winning Gravity Changes a collection of "fantastical" stories that "bend the laws of physics and fiction to leave lasting impressions."

According to the review, these "engaging" stories "manage to integrate hints of the fantastic, departing from the collection’s established mode without abandoning it entirely. The collection’s longest piece, 'Sleeping Bears,' is also its strongest, turning a clever metaphor for transparency in the age of social media into a funny, affecting examination of modern workplace dynamics."

The review concludes, "Powers excels in his earnest care for his characters and a willingness to test out every idea, whether or not it’s likely to soar."

Click here to see the full starred PW review. 

For more information on Gravity Changes, visit the BOA Bookstore.

The BOA Short Fiction Prize will be open for submissions from April 1 - May 31, 2017. The winner will receive a $1,000 honorarium and book publication by BOA Editions in spring 2019. Click here for the complete submission guidelines, and send in your manuscripts!


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