Posted on 09/16/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well, that was some fortuitous timing. 

On the same day that Gayl Jones's new novel, The Birdcatcher, was revealed as a nominee for the National Book Award for Fiction, Literary Hub had posted an excerpt of that novel just hours earlier.

The Birdcatcher is narrated by a Black writer living on the island of Ibiza, along with her closest friend, also a Black artist, who is repeatedly institutionalized for trying to kill her stubbornly loyal husband.

You can read an excerpt from The Birdcatcher at Lit Hub.

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