The Eye of the BeholderPublisher: Edward Street BooksISBN: 979-8-218-16463-8Genre: Multi-Genre Short Stories Price: $12.99
Sixteen stories spanning worlds familiar and imagined. A student falls for a beautiful and dangerous woman. An opium addict is drawn into international intrigue. Two brothers struggle with the expectations of their famous parents. An aging actor fights his own demons and dreams of a comeback. A pair of lovers strive for a lasting connection in a post-pandemic world. A ghost lingers in the material world to help those left behind. A cabal of opossums are banding together to bring the revolution. Included in the collection are “Singapura” (nominated for the Pushcart Prize & the 2023 Best American Short Stories anthology) and “The Brothers Evanger” (2022 Harambee Literary Prize: First Runner-up).
Ken Wetherington is the author of more than sixty stories ranging from real world dramas to fantasy and science fiction. His story, "Singapura," has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize & the 2023 Best American Short Stories anthology, and “The Brothers Evanger” was First Runner-Up for the 2022 Harambee Literary Prize. His first collection, Santa Abella and Other Stories, was published in 2020. He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife and three dogs. Learn more about him here.