OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN
Riveting debut novel which is told from multiple perspectives about a couple whose dream of adopting a baby is shattered when the teenage mother reclaims her child. Told from different perspectives - the couple who adopted the child, the teenage biological mother, and her own mother who agonizes over losing her grandchild - the book explores the heartbreak that happens when adoption plans go horribly awry.
The novel is based upon the author's award-winning short story, "The Binder", winner of The Madison Review's 2018 Chris O'Malley Prize for Fiction. An excerpt from the novel was named a finalist for The Missouri Review's 2019 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors Prize and was published by The Baltimore Review. His writing has been nominated for a Pushcart and also recently appeared in The Sun, Harpur Palate, The Roanoke Review, Booth, and Lunch Ticket, among others.