Frazzled Seattle street artist Lizette Karlson tries to pull herself together in 1973 and turns to the Franklin Street Dogs for help. The Dogs think she’s a head case and don’t realize that while Lizette’s beautiful, talented, and a bit off kilter—she’s also cunning and dangerous.
ADRIFT IN THE SOUND explores in both lyrical prose and gritty street language, our understanding of contemporary history and fiercely held beliefs. Kate Campbell reshapes old myths and creates new folktales to delight our imaginations.
ADRIFT IN THE SOUND is the top finalist for the 2011 Mercer Street Books Literary Prize. The prize is sponsored by Mercer Street Books & Records in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Rick Rofhie, publisher of www.anderbo.com and a short story contributor to The New Yorker magazine judged the competition.
A novelist and working journalist, Kate Campbell is an award-winning environmental and political writer. Her work appears regularly in newspapers and magazines throughout the West. She lives in Sacramento and, in addition to writing fiction and poetry, publishes the Word Garden blog at kate-campbell.blogspot.com.