Joseph Edwin Haeger

Book Review: Black Gum by J. David Osborne

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Black Gum by J. David Osborne.   J. David Osborne’s Black Gum (Broken River Books, 2015) is about a lost and broken man; or as the narrator tells us at the end, someone trying to get his language back. Essentially, the idea of his language is that it is the true tongue he invented, the kind of speech that ... Read the full article
Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger is the author of Learn to Swim (University of Hell Press, 2015). His writing has appeared in The Pacific NW Inlander, RiverLit, Hippocampus Magazine, and others. He lives in Spokane, Washington with his wife and son.

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