New York, New York (PressExposure) April 28, 2011 -- Ochre Press and its imprint, Canonbrook, would like to announce the release of it's new author's novel "Bottle Hollow" (by J.H. Celestino) on the Kindle platform.
There are a lot of towns in America you could miss If you're not careful, you have to pay attention. Bottle Hollow is one of those towns. The place seems the perfect escape for Preston, away from his mundane past life. After letting himself settle in and find compassion in Melissa, he soon learns that you can't escape from life long, as well as its realities. He and Melissa accidentally witness their close friend Anilia secretively bury her husband Lucky. The clandestine viewing has Preston and Melissa struggling with each other's loyalties, values, allowances and acceptances.
James Celestino is originally from the L.A. California area, where he grew up in Glendale/Burbank. He's traveled Europe (Germany/Holland/France/Spain), and currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah. He teaches English, Creative Writing Fiction, and Compositional Writing at Salt Lake Community College, where he is employed as a full-time instructor. He holds an English B.A. from the University of Utah and an MFA in Creative Writing Fiction from Antioch University L.A.
His writing can also be found in the following publications:
Celestino, James. "When Spandex was King." New Plains Review: Literary Journal, Fall 2010.
Celestino, James. "Recluse at a Hanging." Message in a Bottle: Literary Journal, Summer 2010.
Celestino, James. "Sant Jordi." Chicksaw Plum: Literary Journal, April 2010. Simi Valley 2010
Celestino, James. "Comfort." Uptown Books": Chapbook 2007. Chicago: Three Elephants Publishing, 2007
Celestino, James. "Bob Kaufman." Encyclopedia of African American Writers. New York: Facts on File, 2007. 295-296.
Celestino, James. "William Demby." Encyclopedia of African American Writers. New York: Facts on File, 2007. 135-136.
You can find the Kindle ebook at the following link:
The cost is 2.99.
Thanks and we hope you enjoy.