The Last Light (2015)Middle-aged Walter Doucet returns to Vacherie, Louisiana, and his low-country roots to build the family's last competing Christmas Eve bonfire.
Elizabeth Sanders has an MFA from The New School and a BA from Fordham University. Her first novel, The Last Light, is published by Chin Music Press (September 2015). Her short fiction has appeared in the Arkansas Review, the International Feminist Journal of Politics, and Portal Press' anthology Something in the Water. She has been a resident at the Vermont Studio Center and The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. She is from New Orleans and lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
"There is rapture in her vivid, saturated prose as well as the deep sadness that comes with the contemplation of a loved and perishing thing. But if her richly evocative style places her squarely in the tradition of southern writers, her deadpan wit is entirely her own." -Richard Greenberg, American Playwright