Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #27

Aug 28, 2015

Harold Wilson’s guest is Melissa Reddish, author and professor of English as well as Director of the Honors Program at War-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Melissa will discuss her latest book of short stories My Father is an Angry Storm Cloud. Reddish uses fantasy in her stories to peel back the veneer of normalcy covering her characters’ ordinary life. Exposed is a numbing sense of detachment and feeling of irrelevance. At the same time, Reddish offers new avenues of hope in her characters’ closed world. Her discussion of the creative use of fantasy in literature is both fascinating and engaging

Author Melissa Reddish

My Father is an Angry Storm Cloud, by Melissa Reddish