pottery workshop

by Elisabeth Harvor

Elisabeth Harvor’s second novel opens with protagonist Kay Oleski on the verge of realizing her first adolescent sexual experience when the moment is ruined by the unexpected return home of her mother. In the next chapter, Kay is 20 and about to meet her future husband when he comes to her parents’ pottery workshop to buy a wedding gift. Within the same chapter they marry, move to squalid digs in Montreal, and then go to Europe for the year where she writes and publishes a slim novel, The Dangerous Meadow. The publication gives her a taste for the writer’s life. Read more…