Short film. Based on award winning story by LGBT fiction pioneer Richard Hall.

Head Over Heels


The Trapeze Artist by Will DavisThe Trapeze Artist

by Will Davis
Bloomsbury USA. 320 pages, $16.


A MAN who is never named—as if he’s invisible or not worthy of a name—is the protagonist of this somber, almost depressing novel by Will Davis, author of the award-winning novel, My Side of the Story (2007). This nameless man finds himself living in a house that is physically empty, having been emotionally empty for a very long time. While there’s some confusion in the timeline, it is eventually understood that this aloneness (and the subsequent scandal that he initiates) comes after he sees a circus act and falls head over heels for its aerialist. At that point he impulsively follows the circus.

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Terri Schlichenmeyer is a freelance writer based in Wisconsin.


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