Doing What They Feel They Must: A Review of Patricia Henley’s OTHER HEARTBREAKS

by Rob Davidson Every good story collection has its governing metaphors, those common notes that blend the individual crooners into a concert of voices singing harmony. Restlessness defines the spirited characters in Patricia Henley’s fine new collection of short fiction, Other Heartbreaks. In these stories, people’s lives break down and are reassembled; there are changes … Continue reading Doing What They Feel They Must: A Review of Patricia Henley’s OTHER HEARTBREAKS

Patricia Henley’s OTHER HEARTBREAKS

by Conor Broughan Patricia Henley, a faculty member in the Purdue creative writing program, has a new collection of short stories Other Heartbreaks that will be published on October 11, 2011. She recentlywrote a post on the Glimmer Train website about her publishing experience for this book. Robert Olen Butler called Henley’s new collection “splendid” … Continue reading Patricia Henley’s OTHER HEARTBREAKS