Long Gone & Lost:
True Fictions and Other Lies
by Bobby Horecka
FINALIST for 2021 Texas Institute of Letters’
Sergio Troncoso Award for Best First Book of Fiction
978-1-948692-28-1 paper 18.95
978-1-948692-29-8 ebook 9.99
5½x8½, 200 pp.
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You might’ve just started out or reached the jumping off spot. Maybe you’re the rainy-day saver who never left anyplace without charting a precise destination and itinerary first, or you’re plumb astounded you got where you’re at and couldn’t tell me what happened last night much less what’s in store six weeks from now. You might have a working man’s callused hands, the callused soul that only the mistreated know or the callused heart that comes with having yours shattered too many times. Everybody needs to catch an occasional break, or they risk becoming Long Gone & Lost…
Bobby Horecka holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Houston—Victoria, and taught at Victoria College. He has numerous works of short fiction, prose and poetry, published in literary magazines and anthologies like Amarillo Bay, Bluestem Magazine, Scribe, and The Ocotillo Review. Horecka spent 25 years in print journalism, working newsrooms large and small across Texas. Visit Bobby’s website at https://outlawauthorz.com/.
Horecka’s Long Gone & Lost is a melange, a mix of writing including fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry by a longtime journalist who knows how to whip sentences into shape. Perfect for post-virus reading at inland beaches.—ARooney is the author of The Autobiography of Francis N. Stein, Fall of the Rock Dove, and The Colorado Motet.