Stay Connected

Purchase End of Summer here (autographed copy):

A deeply moving and passionate book, Michael Potts's End of Summer is a poignant literary novel of childhood and memory. This is contemporary Southern fiction at its best.

--MICHAEL COLONNESE

Author of Sex and Death, I Suppose and Temporary Agency


Link to WordCrafts Press's End of Summer Page:


http://wordcrafts.net/books/end-of-summer/

A young boy. An old man. And a journey of the heart.

A college teacher in North Carolina, Jeffrey Conley, returns to his hometown in Tennessee to attend his grandmother's funeral. While there, he visits the field of his childhood where he took a special journey with his granddaddy years ago to "The Thicket," a grove of trees and vines bordering the fenced woods. There he returns to make the journey from field to Thicket, back to his childhood at age nine, a year of unspeakable joy and heartbreaking loss, a summer that, he discovers, molded him more than he could have imagined.

Writer and Photographer

mICHAEL POTTS