- 2017 INDIES Winner
- Bronze, Literary (Adult Fiction)
A group of bereaved fathers explores the risks involved in girlhood in this novel that collapses the distinction history and allegory. Using bedtime stories as cautionary tales, a Wrist Scholar relays the story of a fabled group of fathers coping with dead and missing daughters. When one lost girl is revealed to be not dead or missing but a daughter who has transitioned into a son, fathers are faced with the reality that their children’s “play” is anything but.