Portland, OR— December 18, 2019 — Unsolicited Press announced immediate availability of FADE by Russell Helms. In FADE, Michael passes up an opportunity to date a younger woman, Anna, only to find that she has committed suicide. In his dismay, he determines to find out what it would have been like to date her. Although improbable, through sheer will and desire he coaxes and courts Anna back into being, terrifying her parents and setting into motion the impossible.
Best American Short Stories nominee Russell Helms has had stories in Whitefish Review, Driftwood Press, Bewildering Stories, Drunken Boat, Sand, antiTHESIS, and other journals. He holds a lectureship in English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with degrees from Auburn, Yale, and Eastern Kentucky University. His novel, Fade, is forthcoming (2019) from Unsolicited Press. His other novels and story collections are with Sij Books.
FADE (978-1-950730-15-5) is available directly from the publisher (www.unsolicitedpress.com) and all major retailers for $17.00. Ingram Book Group distributes the title to the market.
Unsolicited Press was founded in 2012 and is based in Portland, OR. The press strives to produce exceptional works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from award-winning authors.