In her novel "Savonne, Not Vonny," Indiana author Robin Lee Lovelace explores complex ideas about the interplay between love and loss as seen through the eyes of a young black girl named Savonne.
Savonne, Not Vonny
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
June 2019 ISBN 9780998897691
90 pages The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.
From her Indianapolis home, upstairs from the whorehouse where her mother works, young Savonne is taken deep into the bayous of New Orleans. There she learns about Voodoo magic from her aged great-grandfather and meets the dangerous Diamond John, who is out to steal her family's powerful conjuring book. With its mix of rural magic and urban realism, Savonne, Not Vonny invites readers to reimagine the cultural traditions of New Orleans, pushing the boundaries of reality, and redefining home.More/less
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