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Available April 2017

Nilsen Prize Finalist

To escape a big-city scandal, a Depression-era lingerie seamstress flees to the countryside, where she hopes to live and work in peace. Instead, she finds herself unraveling uncomfortable secrets about herself and those closest to her.

About the Author—Beth Castrodale
Beth Castrodale served for many years as an editor for an academic press. Marion Hatley is her debut novel. She also recommends literary fiction at SmallPressPicks.com. To learn more about Beth’s work, visit bethcastrodale.com.

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Hannah's Left Hook
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William Faulkner-William Wisdom Novel-in-Progress Award

Through countless scrubbings of St. Lawrence’s Church floor, a poor washerwoman develops a devastating left hook. During the Great War she persuades the Birkenhead Shipyard to hire her as its first female laborer, beginning her transformation into a working-class legend.

About the Author—Brian McKeown
Brian McKeown was born and raised in Birkenhead, England. After being hired by an American computer company, he relocated to central Massachusetts where he has lived for the last thirty-five years. His first book, Enter at A, Laughing, is a collection of humorous essays.

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