Ploughshares Solos Omnibus Volume 2


Guest Editor


Nine long stories and essays, originally published in the acclaimed Ploughshares Solos digital series, unite in this second annual collection.

The Omnibus features work by Paul Byall, Christopher Castellani, L. C. Fiore, Kathleen Hill, Alexandra Johnson, Brendan Jones, Patricia Grace King, Lisa Heiserman Perkins, and Aurelie Sheehan, as well as an introduction from Ploughshares editor-in-chief Ladette Randolph on the importance of stories in our lives.

Meet a washed-up baseball player who gets a second chance at life, go traveling with young woman trying to find work and purpose in Alaska, and navigate the complicated legacy of colonialism with a teacher in newly independent Nigeria. These nine stories and essays will take you from the South Carolina bayou to Sicily, and World War II to the present, as you dive deep into the lives of their fascinating protagonists.

Additional information


Publication Date

October 17, 2014


Product Type

Digital, Print