The Building

The Building — here’s a video introduction to the latest book in Richard Snodgrass’ Furnass Series. To learn more about The Building click here.

The Building — Available April 22, 2018

Critical Acclaim

For Richard Snodgrass’s Novel There’s Something in the Back Yard


Author &

Richard Snodgrass’s short stories and essays have appeared in the New England Review/Bread Loaf Quarterly, South Dakota Review, California Review, Pittsburgh Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is also a master photographer who has been artist-in-residence at LightWorks (University of Syracuse) and at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

In 1989, Viking published Snodgrass’s novel There’s Something in the Back Yard to critical acclaim: “Observe this mysterious book and be changed,” wrote Jack Stephens in the Washington Post Book World. Snodgrass is also the author of An Uncommon Field: The Flight 93 Temporary Memorial, published in September of 2011 by Carnegie Mellon University Press, and Kitchen Things: An Album of Vintage Utensils and Farm Kitchen Recipes, published in 2013 by Skyhorse and named one of the year’s “best books to get you thinking about food” by the Associated Press.

Richard Snodgrass lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife Marty and two indomitable female tuxedo cats, raised from feral kittens, named Frankie and Becca.

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We're getting closer to the April release date for the first book of the Furnass Series--The Building, Book 1 of the Furnass Towers trilogy--so here's a video to tell you more about the series and the town of Furnass. Coming soon--the announcement for my new website and all the additional features about the books and the town. ... See MoreSee Less

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