A New Story from Peter Brown

Saturday, Jan 21, 2012 4:19 pm

“Yolanda’s Pool”

Massachusetts writer Peter Brown reads from his short story about the desperation of a single mom and her handicapped son in “Yolanda’s Pool.” Click the play button above to listen. This story appears in Peter’s recent short story collection A Bright Soothing Noise (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2010). Copyright 2010 Peter Daniel Brown and reprinted by permission of the University of North Texas Press. Along with his fiction, Peter has published translations from Spanish and French and has received support from the PEN America Center and the French Embassy for his work as a translator, as well as a 2006 artist’s grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council for his fiction. Peter lives and works in the Boston area and is a senior editor for the literary journal Salamander.

Visit University of North Texas Press for more information and to purchase the paperback of A Bright Soothing Noise . The collection also is available as a full audiobook on CD with Recorded Books.

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