Pro Bono Publico

Status: Querying/Unpublished

Genre: Dystopian Science Fiction/Literary Fiction

Approximate Length: 114,000

Particularly Influential Works: The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck); A Bend in the River (V.S. Naipaul); A Lesson Before Dying (Ernest Gaines); Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (Haruki Murakami); The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood); Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole); The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories (Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson); Catch-22 (Joseph Heller); Chita: Memory of Last Island (Lafcadio Hearn).

Influential Musicians: Smashing Pumpkins, Alice in Chains, Cranberries, Kacey Musgraves, The Revivalists, Happy Talk Band, Rotary Downs, Metallica, Kelly Clarkson, Dr. John, Pistol Annies, Garth Brooks, Johnny Sansone, Tab Benoit, Old Crow Medicine Show, Pearl Jam, Better than Ezra, Louis Armstrong, Luke Kelly, and many others…