Fiction and poetry
Pankovich, X'64, I
Died In Rio (A. Pankovich Publishers). In this science-fiction
novel, Earth nears collision with an enormous celestial body called
the Demon. As scientists attempt to destroy or deflect the approaching
Demon, the people of Earth try to resolve their differences and
work together for survival.
Ray, AB'52, AM'57, HeartStones:
New and Selected Poems (Micawber Fine Editions). The latest
collection of Ray's poetry.
F. Spackman, AB'95,
The Last Paradise (1stbooks.com). This second installment
in a science-fiction series is set in the far future and concerns
explorers from an alien civilization who come to Earth. Spackman
broaches ideas of damnation and redemption, the consequences of
immortality and genetic manipulation, and the origins of humanity.
Rawdon Wilson, AB'56, AM'58, Boundaries
and Other Fictions (University
of Alberta Press). Wilson's collection of short fiction deals
with crossing boundaries--actual, fantastic, geographic, cultural,
sexual, political, and narrative.
S. Zaferson, AM'65, The
Songs of the Muses For Gods and Men (William S. Zaferson).
Zaferson's poems offer principles to help states and families
live in health and harmony.