Nevers: Fictions

Nevers: Fictions by Megan Martin

Nevers: Fictions by Megan Martin

Megan Martin operates as a deft Daedalus in the pages of her new book Nevers. Filled with short fictions, Nevers is narrated by a clever and questioning I, where I is an astute observer and sometimes-perpetrator of Icarus-like behavior, which seems to plague her contemporary society. The noted hubris is so great and the sun so bright in these works that it burns the skin: “The fire-tornado burns off our clothes and our eyeballs and fries my wig and whirls off across the country.” (80)

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