A Midwestern Story Cycle by Ryan Werner
Desperate, self-contained, and home. These five stories follow a young man from the summer after high school until age twenty-eight, documenting all the ennui and forced feelings along the way.
"The five stories in Ryan Werner's Murmuration, which are dedicated to the Midwest, bring me into the heart of a world where boys drive cars off cliffs and have least favorite strippers, where dreams must be revised into "necessary shapes" by playing guitar in the street at night. Ryan writes with authority, skill, and passion, not only about the Midwest, but about youth and what it means to be young." - Mary Miller, author of Big World and Less Shiny
Cover art by Mario Kolarić.