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Petrographs are silver gelatin images printed on stone. My name—Petro—means rock in Greek. A stroke of luck, or fate. View cameras have been called, “three-legged devices that draw a man’s shadow to stone.” Petrographs do the same thing. By casting and briefly fixing our shadows to the bedrock, they juxtapose the “snapshot” span of our […]
An enthralling, rollicking tour among the storytellers of the American Deep South.
The second edition of Sitting up with the Dead will be launched by Arcade Publishers in February 2017. The Women’s Review of Books had this to say about “The Dead” when it was first published in 2001 — “Petro has a tart style and a keen eye for detail…The genius of Sitting up with the Dead is the sense of riding shotgun on a road trip with someone smart and funny.”
– Susan Millar Williams, The Women’s Review of Books