Monica Drake and the Stranger Issue to Remember
That entire issue was a short story
, "Bones in the Garden," written by Monica Drake, a Portland author whose recent novel The Stud Book
was published by Hogarth and reviewed favorably in several papers, including ours
. Well, this Friday, Monica Drake will read from The Stud Book
at the wonderful space called Vermillion
One other thing: Monica's first novel, Clown Girl, was not only optioned by Kristen Wiig but had a small role in Portlandia.
And why is there a conflict-of-interest in all of this?