Wichita Cover


By Thad Ziolkowski

Europa Editions, Paperback, 9781609450700, 253pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

After graduation, Lewis returns to Wichita to find his mother involved in a Ponzi scheme with multiple boyfriends living at their house. She tells Lewis she's starting a storm-chasing business and invites him on a ride. Things resemble the land of Oz more than Wichita in this comic novel.

About the Author
Thad Ziolkowski has a Ph.D. in English literature from Yale University. He is a widely published poet, and his articles and essays have appeared in The Village Voice, Artforum, Index, and Travel & Leisure. He directs the writing pro gram at Pratt Institute.