The Primer of Zinnie Lucas by Sara Pennington
ISBN : 978-0-9841928-8-5
Paperback, 26 pages
First Edition, 2014
$9.00 + s/h
An Abecedarium, from Zinnie Lucas, the voice of a family's historic tale. Zinnie grieves for her murdered father, shot by Paris Brumfield. A widowed mother attempts to avenge the death, and escape to rebuild a new life away from a violent time and place, down river.
Sara Pennington is a native of West Virginia. She lives in the mountains of eastern Kentucky, where she is a community organizer. She holds degrees in English and creative writing from Marshall University, Ohio University, and Florida State University, from which she received her Ph.D. She has had poems published in The Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Greensboro Review, Ninth Letter, and other journals. The Primer of Zinnie Lucas is her first chapbook.