People who mourned Raymond Carver’s untimely passing will find solace in Mark Smith’s short fiction collection, Knave of Hearts. We know these people—see them at malls, in parking lots and sometimes in our own mirrors. Each story takes the reader upon an emotional journey. Mark Smith’s collection Riddle was the recipient of the 1992 Austin Book Award. His fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous journals such as the Lone Star Literary Quarterly, Intertext, Nerve Cowboy, and the Pittsburgh Review.

Blue West Books Author: Mark Smith