Tucson, AZ – April 4, 2018 – Wheatmark, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of The Fallacy of Closure: And Other Award-Winning Short Stories and Essays by Duke Southard. This collection of short stories and nonfiction essays cover a diverse ground of tales that will evoke strong emotions out of its readers.

Highly acclaimed for fiction filled with nuanced, believable characters, and suspenseful plots, author Duke Southard combines his stories for the first time alongside his compelling nonfiction essays in The Fallacy of Closure: And Other Award-Winning Short Stories and Essays.

This eclectic collection comprises a variety of expertly crafted tales — from a teacher’s scary night ride on a frozen lake, broken dreams, growing up with a Greatest Generation father, the tragedy of losing a son, and an apocalyptic fantasy. The collection also includes “The Fallacy of Closure,” winner of the 2016 Writer’s Digest Literary Competition, and two bonus chapters from the upcoming Parker Havenot novel from Southard’s popular detective series.

For more information about the book, or to schedule an interview with the author, please call Mindy Burnett at 520-798-0888 x100 or email support@wheatmark.com.

About The Author:

Duke Southard is an award-winning writer across numerous genres and publications. He is married, has three children, and lives in Arizona.

More about the Book:

 The Fallacy of Closure: And Other Award-Winning Short Stories and Essays, ISBN 9781627875998, was released by Wheatmark, Inc. on March 28, 2018. The book has 136 pages and will be sold as a trade paperback for $8.95.

About the Publisher:

Wheatmark, Inc., founded in 1999, is a Tucson, Arizona-based publisher of trade titles that are available wherever quality books are sold worldwide. Wheatmark titles can be purchased in paperback, hardcover, or popular ebook formats. For more information, visit https://www.wheatmark.com.