Aurelie Sheehan

Demigods on Speedway

Linked stories set in recession-era Tucson, Arizona. Inspired by figures from Greek mythology, this collection is a portrait of a city as reflected by its characters and their fights and loves and brands of crazy.


Contemporary stories with a mythological bent.
Very short stories with a sense of self
"Lyrical, assured, heartbreaking."
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Deliciously wacky debut novel... Hilarious, sly, sharply observed, and one of a kind.”
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Take a ride with Sheehan, and you will look differently at the world.”
--The Washington Post