Lee Zacharias and "The Only Sounds We Make" News Roundup
Two articles appeared in the Greensboro News and Record last week on Hub City Press author Lee Zacharias. One was a wonderful feature on the literary household she shares with husband Michael Gaspeny in Greensboro, her life as a writer of nonfiction and fiction, as well as the process of writing The Only Sounds We Make (Hub City Press, May 1, 2014):
Zacharias considers her nonfiction autobiographical but not memoir. Her fiction, she said, is not autobiographical, “except, of course, that one steals details from life all the time” for rich descriptions.
The other was a glowing review of the essay collection in the Books section, calling the author, "an accomplished writer who obviously savors the art, loving to choose just the right word, the telling image." Author Linda C. Brinson praises Zacharias for her, "honesty, her unapologetic candor."
And any reader who spends time with the dozen essays in this book will come away impressed, touched, enriched and enlightened.
Here in Spartanburg, last Sunday's paper featured a write-up by Jodie Free on Zacharias's long time away from publishing and what publishing this collection now means to her.
I'm grateful to be publishing books again, because I wrote nearly all those years when I wasn’t publishing. To have these two books well received means the world to me.
Zacharias also earned a mention in a Greenville News article about Southern women writers with new books. Hub City author Susan Tekulve was also mentioned in that article.