The Latest News.
-Silas's newest piece in The New York Times has ignited a national conversation.
-Silas's coauthor on Same Sun Here, Neela Vaswani, is a finalist for the Grammy Award for her latest audio book, I Am Malala. Congratulation,s Neela!
Silas's essay "The Indulgence of Pickled Baloney" was first published in GRAVY, then featured on CNN, and has now been chosen for inclusion in the Best Food Writing of 2014 anthology!
-Silas House's award-winning play This Is My Heart for You has just been released in a signed and hand-numbered limited edition from Berea College Press. Order yours here. Limited supply.
-Silas has responded to the controversial article "What's the Matter with Eastern Kentucky" in a sensitive and blistering essay that has gone viral and was recently published in the Courier Journal. Read the original blog entry here.
-Silas's essay "The Indulgence of Pickled Baloney" was recently published in Gravy magazine and is now being featured on CNN.
-Same Sun Here is one of the most celebrated books of the year, winning ten major awards including the Nautilus Award, an E.B. White Honor Book Award, the Parents' Choice Award, a SABA Honor Book, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, and others. SSH was also an Okra Pick, and was the #1 pick by independent booksellers as their most recommended book.
-Purchase Two Stories, an audio book of two of Silas's most popular stories, read by the author himself.
-Silas House's "Tell Their Secrets" was recently published in The New York Times. Read it here.
-Silas House and co-author Neela Vaswani win the highest honor in the world for audio books! Their narration of Same Sun Here has garnered them "the Oscar of the audiobook world" with a 2012 Audie Award. The audio recording of SSH was already the recipient of an Earphones Award.
-Same Sun Here is a member of the Stars So Far Club for receiving multiple starred reviews in major publications.
-Eli the Good is the 2013 Wilkes Reads Together pick.
-Silas House's essay "The Art of Being Still" is one of the New York Times most shared pieces this week! Have you read it yet?
-SAME SUN HERE is the 2012 Winner of the PARENTS' CHOICE Fiction Award (10 & Up)!
-SAME SUN HERE has won an Earphones Award for audio recording by an author-narrator. Congratulations to Silas and Neela!
-Silas has just been booked at the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival with Michael Cunningham and others in March 2013. Order your tickets now.
-Want your copy of SAME SUN HERE (or other books) signed and/or personalized? You may send them to Silas at PO Box 1121, Berea, KY 40403 along with signing instructions and a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and he will sign and send right back to you.
-Silas House encourages you to do all of your book shopping at a local independent bookseller. To buy Silas's books from the indy store nearest you, go to The Silas House Page of Indiebound.org .
-Silas' radio show, HILLBILLY SOLID, was recently picked up by another radio station, more than doubling its listening area. Our latest guest was actress, humanitarian, writer, and all-around great human being, Ashley Judd. You can listen to HILLBILLY SOLID anytime here.
-Silas is hard at work on his new novel, LITTLE FIRE, which he hopes to finish this fall.
-SAME SUN HERE has received a starred review in Publisher's Weekly!
-SAME SUN HERE has been selected as a 2012 Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Association!
-Salon says ELI THE GOOD deserves to be the next big blockbuster film!
-Silas has recently posted his favorite films and music of the year on his blog. Subscribe to keep up with his latest posts.
-You can listen to archives of Silas's hit show HILLBILLY SOLID anytime by going to the Hillbilly Solid archives.
-Silas House has been awarded the prestigious Lee Smith Award.
-Did you miss House's powerful editorial in The New York Times?
-A great feature on Chinaberry can be found here.
-Eli the Good ("Destined to become a classic," says Good Reads), is now available in paperback, audio (read by the author), and hardcover.
-Something's Rising (hailed as a "revelatory work" by none other than Studs Terkel) is now available in paperback.
-Ashley Judd's popular website features a rousing speech by Silas House.
-Larkspur Press has released limited-edition copy of House's story "Recruiters" in book-form.