Hot Tin Roof: Excerpt from the Novel, 'The Fourteenth Colony'

Around one, I heard the car pull in the driveway, the front door open, uneven footsteps across the floor. The radio came on, blasting out the Top 40 station. I pulled the covers up to my ears. I could tell she was really drunk by how many times she stumbled into furniture and cursed. I […]

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Hot Tin Roof is a program to showcase current literary work produced in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids metro area. Each month, a selected piece under 1,000 words is published in Little Village, and the author receives a $100 honorarium. The series takes its name from a famous play and movie by former Iowa City resident […]

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