SARAH FALKNER is a writer, artist, licensed practitioner of healing arts and activist based in Hudson and weaning herself from a 20-year relationship with Brooklyn. Falkner's first novel "Animal Sanctuary" was selected by Stacey Levine for the 7th annual Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction and will be released October 2011; she also co-authored "City of Salt," (Aperture: 2005), with visual artists Kahn and Selesnick and writer Erez Lieberman. Falkner co-founded and co-curated Hudson's (hi)story labor(atory) experimental collaborative multimedia arts space yearlong project, and currently co-hosts the monthly show "Roots, Runners, Rhizomes: Health & Healing from the Underground" on community radio station WGXC. www.sarahfalkner.com
OCT 2011 | Fiction
Clouds gather and clot the clear blue expanse of the sky until it is thick and heavy and threatening to do something: what? As above, so below: a variety of dogs begin to appear in the streets, first singly, then doubly, then, if not already accompanied by a pack, joining up one already on patrol.