Minnows: A Shattered Novel
Fiction. In life, some events can injure, physically or psychologically, while others can shatter. In Minnows: A Shattered Novel, a child and his younger brother get out of school for the summer, only to have their world come crashing down around them, shards raining across the text.
About the Author
Jønathan Lyons lives and writes in Central Pennsylvania. He teaches writing and literature at Bucknell University. His writing has appeared in the Journal of Experimental Fiction, Hotel Amerika, Exquisite Corpse, and elsewhere. He received an MFA from California College of the Arts in 2005. He is the author of Minnows: A Shattered Novel (JEF Books, 2013), which involved cutting up and rearranging blocks and columns of text, hanging those on walls throughout the basement, and then striving to bring this exploded narrative into a coherent whole.