"Hilarious. Electric." - The New York Times

A woman who’s used to going solo discovers there’s one relationship she can’t run away from in this buoyant novel, a probing examination of the complexities of family, queerness, race and community.  LEARN MORE

"Achingly poignant, laser-like in its facility and effect." - Lambda Literary Review

At one time a wild young girl and a brilliant artist, Ava Delaney changes dramatically after a violent event that rocks her entire family. When a mysterious woman arrives unexpectedly for a visit, her presence stirs up the past and ghosts and other restless things begin to emerge.
Winner of the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for Debut Fiction.