Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Holland Kane & Jennine Capó Crucet

May 25th, 2014 by March Twisdale

The Lithuanian-born American writer Holland Kane is the author of the novels Deer Creek,Winter Reeds and Morning Light. He spent his childhood in Europe and his teenage years in New York City. He served with distinction in the US Army Signal Corps. Since leaving the service he fled the guilty pleasures of corporate life, jousted with journalism, edited a literary magazine, flirted with bankruptcy, and prospered as an entrepreneur. He holds an MBA in finance, a Master of Fine Arts in fiction, and lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him online at

Jennine Capó Crucet is the author of the novel MAGIC CITY RELIC, forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press in 2015. Her story collection is How to Leave Hialeah, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Prize, the John Gardner Book Award, the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and was named a Best Book of the Year by the Miami Herald, the Miami New Times, and the Latinidad List.