Rivers Solomon (fae/faer/faers) is a dyke, an anarchist, a she-beast, an exile, a shiv, a wreck, and a refugee of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Fae writes about life in the margins, where fae’s much at home. In addition to appearing on the Stonewall Honor List and winning a Firecracker Award, Solomon’s debut novel, An Unkindness of Ghosts (Akashic Books), was a finalist for a Lambda, a Hurston/Wright, a Tiptree, and a Locus Award, among others. Solomon’s second book, The Deep (Saga Press), based on the Hugo-nominated song of the same name by experimental hip-hop group clipping, was the winner of the 2020 Lambda Award and is on the shortlist for a Nebula, Locus, and Hugo award. Faer third book, Sorrowland (MCD/FSG) was released on May 4, 2021.
Feral Monstrosity: On Rivers Solomon’s “Sorrowland”
Christina Orlando reviews "Sorrowland," the latest novel from Rivers Solomon....