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Praise for Sheri Joseph’s Stray

Winner of Grub Street’s first annual Fiction Book Prize 

“Joseph tells an intense story about an unconventional love triangle… a swiftly moving [and] compelling tale of reconciliation and redemption as the lovers are forced to face their flawed perceptions head-on.” – Booklist

“…a unique and enticing look at a love triangle…seductive and convincing.” – Pages Magazine


“It’s a testament to Joseph’s nuanced writing and sensitive insight that she can create such a fragile but convincing triangle and evoke such empathy from the reader…Stray is the best story of a mixed gender three-person love affair since Michael Cunningham’s A Home at the End of the World.” – Ken Furtado, Echo Magazine


“[Stray] is a telling book that reveals how complex the construction of appearance and identity can be in contemporary society…Joseph has a good insight into the smaller moments of close relationships, the everyday conversations between lovers that speak more about the two people involved.” – Lexington Herald-Leader


“Joseph’s potent tale of sexual deception and emotional redemption is a seductive stew of love story and murder mystery about three fundamentally fine, and gratifyingly complex, people.”  – Richard LaBonte, San Francisco Bay Guardian


“With great skill and psychological insight, Sheri Joseph has crafted a highly compelling mystery about the duplicitous nature of what we call love: its tender cruelties and its potential for placing us all in mortal danger.”  – Julia Glass, National Book Award-winning author of Three Junes and The Whole World Over


“Sheri Joseph’s three characters are as real as anybody I know, caught up in the rapturous human business of hope and beguilement and self-deception. Stray is mesmerizing. Sheri Joseph has written a seductive, frightening book.”  – Jennifer Haigh, author of Baker Towers and Mrs. Kimble


“In the intricately plotted Stray, Sheri Joseph spins a web of such psychological acuity that I could never decide which of her three beguiling characters to sympathize with next. The result is a novel of considerable moral complexity and marvelous suspense.”

Margot Livesey, author of Eva Moves the Furniture and Banishing Verona


 Public Appearances

2/16-18/2007  Dahlonega Literary Festival   Dahlonega, GA   
2/22/07  Outwrite Books  8pm  Atlanta, GA   
2/28-3/3/2007  AWP Conference   Atlanta, GA   (signing at the book fair)
3/14/07  Happy Ending Reading Series  7:30pm  New York, NY

4/5/07  GSU (Georgia State Univ) Troy Moore Library  7:30pm   Atlanta, GA     
4/27/07  A Different Light Bookstore  7pm  San Francisco, CA   
4/28/07  Bookshop West Portal  7pm  San Francisco, CA  (with Michelle Richmond)

5/3/07   Grub Street Prize celebration, TBA, Boston, MA

5/4-5/6/07  Muse and the Marketplace  Boston, MA

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