"Open this book and you will immediately be transported by truck to Kentucky and Tennessee...Adam perfectly captures the perspective of life living in the not-quite Deep South and he does it through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy." -Eric Taylor, Taylor Creative Group
When eleven-year-old Elton gets the chance to ride with his beloved Uncle Harmon to Kentucky for the weekend, he jumps at the chance. What follows is a weekend of forming new bonds with distant relatives, as well as a chance to see a side of his uncle that he's never known.
Set in the fictional towns of Reeder, Tennessee and Freyer, Kentucky, Seasonal Kinship is a story about broken family ties and the preserving power of memory.
Adam Callis is a resident Tennessee author, and his writing—primarily his fiction—reflects the language and setting of that landscape. His published work consists entirely of short stories that take place in or relate to his homeplace. His major works are Seasonal Kinship (2016) and Snow in the Shadows (2017). He also writes essays and poetry on his blog, www.adamcallis.com.
He currently resides in middle Tennessee with his wife and their two sons.