Best of Books is pleased to welcome local author Brandon Hobson to our store! He will be signing copies of his book, Where the Dead Sit Talking, on Thursday, May 10th starting at 6:00 pm.
Set in rural Oklahoma, the novel centers on Sequoyah, a fifteen-year-old Cherokee boy in foster care who meets and bonds with another foster, Rosemary, over their shared Native American heritage and unstable childhoods. But as Sequoyah's feelings toward Rosemary deepen, the precariousness of their lives and the scars of their pasts threaten to undo them both.
Brandon Hobson is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize, and his writing has appeared in such places as Conjunctions, NOON, The Paris Review Daily, and The Believer. He is the author of Desolation of Avenues Untold, Deep Ellum, and The Levitationist. He teaches writing in Oklahoma, where he lives with his wife and two children. He is a member of the Cherokee Nation Tribe.