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Carter Sickels

Author of “The Evening Hour”

*WINNER OF LAMBDA LITERARY'S EMERGING WRITER AWARD

*FINALIST FOR LAMBDA'S DEBUT FICTION AWARD AND PUBLISHING TRIANGLE'S EDMUND WHITE DEBUT FICTION AWARD

*FINALIST FOR THE 2013 OREGON BOOK AWARD!

*2012 Okra Pick of SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance)*

 

"This is one of the best American novels of the year, and it is a major contribution to Appalachian literature." Silas House, author of The Coal Tattoo

"Carter Sickels is a tremendous novelist with a tremendous story to tell . . ." Stacey D'Erasmo, author of The Sky Below

"In this stark, beautiful debut, Carter Sickels writes with gentle grace and cutting honesty about characters as wounded as the condemned land on which they live. . . " Aryn Kyle, author of Boys And Girls Like You And Me and The God of Animals

"The Evening Hour could be a hymn sung out in a country church; when I finished it, I wanted to close my eyes, listen to its echoes, feel the power of its song. . ." Josh Weil, author of The New Valley

"Newcomer Carter Sickels strips away all rural romance in The Evening Hour, finding a deeply sympathetic hero in Cole Freeman. . ." Will Boast, Outside Magazine

 

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