From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, The Acorn Stories transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences.
Winner, StoneWall Society Pride in the Arts Award.
“A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.” –Kirkus Reviews.
“I found this book to be a perfect vacation companion.” –A. Chandler, one of the top Amazon.Com reviewers.
Bio from Goodreads:
My writing spans genres, but my most popular books are Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure and the West Texas fiction collection The Acorn Stories. I live in Lubbock, Texas.
Duane Simolke (pronounced “Dwain Smoky”). Education: Belmont University (B.A., ‘89, Nashville, TN), Hardin-Simmons University (M.A., ‘91, Abilene, TX), and Texas Tech University (Ph.D., ‘96, Lubbock, TX), all with a major in English.
Writing published in nightFire, Mesquite, Caprock Sun, Midwest Poetry Review, International Journal on World Peace, and many other publications.
Readers can order my books at local or online bookstores; libraries or bookstores can order them at Ingram Books or Baker and Taylor.
I'm writing a sequel to Degranon.