By the end of those parties, the tables in our living room with little cities, full of empty glasses, glasses with a cube or two, glasses with red lipstick on rims. By the end, my mother and father were fighting.
– Carry the Sky by Kate Gray, published by Forest Avenue Press.
Kate Gray is a Connecticut transplant to Oregon, a teacher, and a poet, the author of three published volumes of poetry. Set in a Delaware boarding school in the 1980s, Carry the Sky is her beautiful, sad, funny first novel.
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