Little Rock, AR Author Publishes Poetry & Short Stories

July 20, 2022 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
Pressing Matters: A Collection of Short Stories and Poems, a new book by M.D. Hickman, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Pressing Matters is a compelling collection of short stories and poems of crime and the paranormal, and everything in-between. With overarching themes of family, fire, and forgiveness and revenge, M.D. Hickman's compendium is a look into what it means to be human through the lens of criminals, spirits, and beings from beyond the stars. With stories ranging from spontaneous human combustion to an otherworldly girl surrounded by gossipy mothers to vengeance beyond the grave, readers who enjoy mystery and the strange in fiction will find themselves fascinated with Hickman's tales and prose.

About the Author
M.D. Hickman volunteers on providing critiques and advice for budding writers. In his spare time he enjoys reading the classics as well as popular thrillers, and he holds a special interest in the phenomenon of spontaneous human combustion, previously publishing a book entitled Conflagration! on the subject.

Pressing Matters: A Collection of Short Stories and Poems is a 136-page paperback with a retail price of $13.00 (eBook $8.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6393-7255-3. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

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