Elise Levine discusses Blue Field at 57th Street Books
About the book: When her friend Jane dies while exploring an underwater cave with her husband Rand, Marilyn takes up diving again, to honour—and outdo—her late friend. Marilyn drags Rand with her as she increasingly pushes herself far past her limits and skill level, endangering them both in their private underwater version of hell.
More than two decades after the release of her sensational, critically acclaimed collection “Driving Men Mad,” “Blue Field” marks Elise Levine’s much anticipated return to form.
About the author: Elise Levine is the author of the story collection Driving Men Mad and the novel Requests and Dedications. Her work has also appeared in “Blackbird,” “Ploughshares,” “The Journey Prize Anthology,” and “Best Canadian Stories.” Originally from Toronto, ON, she now lives in Baltimore, MD, and is Director of the MA in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins University.