A summer of drowning

John Burnside was born in Scotland (wikipedia) in 1955. He has written fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. You can read more about him on the poetry archive site as well as hear some of his poem.

Glister by

Teenage boys are going missing in Innertown. Where they go and what happens to them, nobody knows. Some say that they have runaway, escaping the town...

A summer of drowning by

It is summer time on the island of Kvaloya, the time of the midnight sun. And Mats Sigfridsson has just drowned. Soon after his brother Harald...