Skip to main content

The Drum


Heather Newton’s debut novel Under The Mercy Trees (HarperCollins 2011) won the 2011 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award, was chosen by the Women’s National Book Association as a Great Group Reads Selection and named an Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (“great southern fiction fresh off the vine”). Her fiction has appeared in 27 Views of Asheville, Crucible, Encore Magazine, Lonzie’s Fried Chicken and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing for the Great Smokies Writing Program. She is an attorney and mediator in Asheville, NC, where she lives with her husband and daughter.

Her story "Things Summoned" appears in the December 2013 issue of The Drum.

Audio Stories by HEATHER NEWTON

Things Summoned