Song for the Deaf

Songs for the Deaf is a joyful, deranged, endlessly surprising book of stories that defy easy categorization, in addition to the laws of physics (girls ”ride air,” aliens plummet from the sky, a basketball-messiah shoots hoops). Fleming’s prose is glorious music; his rhythms will get into your bloodstream, and his images will sink into your dreams.
—Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia! and Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Dedications

From Songs For The Deaf

Ethan Fleming

"Half a solution is no solution," I tell her.

Ethan Fleming
from "Weighing of the Heart" p. 59

Hayley Fleming

The only time we should be scared is when the wind stops talking.

Hayley Fleming
from "Wind and Rain" p. 147

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May 1, 11:00: Ormond Beach Public Library. Reading and Q&A with Vanessa Blakeslee. May 1, 2:00: Deltona Public Library. Reading and Q&A with Vanessa Blakeslee….