Gwendolyn Greene and the Moondog Coronation Ball of 1957
Told through the eyes of Gwendolyn’s nameless childhood friend, Gwendolyn Greene and the Moondog Coronation Ball of 1957 intimately tells the tale of a girl, her dog, and the strange occurrences in the small town of Heavenly Hill, Ohio. Set in the late 50s, Gwendolyn’s clever dog McKenna is chosen to be the first animal in space during the early years of the Cold War, but Gwendolyn has other ideas. This science fiction novella is equal parts heart and intrigue, woven through rich descriptions of small-town America. Kevin Keating’s story, while containing fantastical elements, offers an endearing story grounded in the friendship of its multidimensional characters, whisking the reader away on a short but emotional journey of personal growth for Gwendolyn and her friend.