Wordplay 2021: Rivers Solomon

Intercontinental Series featuring Rivers Solomon

Virtual Wordplay is a presentation of St. Catherine University and Star Tribune.


Praised as one of the boldest new voices in contemporary fiction, Rivers Solomon presents Sorrowland: A Novel as a genre-bending work of Gothic fiction. Vern, a new mother of twins who narrowly escapes from a strict religious compound, flees to the safety of the woods only to find that the answers to her own identity, brutality, and metamorphosis are hiding in the compound she’s escaped—and the American history that produced it. Moderated by Tarshia Stanely.

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