Monday, July 15, 2019


Hyperborea was the “Land beyond the North Wind” for the Ancient Greeks. Was it real to them and does that matter? Our mythology often shapes our reality despite the assumption that only the reserve is true.

For Ada, Hyperborea is the land beyond human company—a realm sometimes called solitude and sometimes called loneliness. Like most places—both real and imagined, both literal and mystical--Hyperborea changes over time. Its topography is written in the brush-strokes of love, grief, language, and routine. And its creator? Ada. And, in equal measure, not Ada at all.

Explore lyrical essays and arresting artwork in this newest collection from Ada’s World.

Hyperborea is my first new title published by Blue Forge Press. It's a "grown up picture book" in that it blends both full-color illustration with short, meaningful essays. At times the images inform the writing and others, the illustrations compliment and sometimes contrast the text. -David Mecklenburg

You can order it from Amazon here

Or go to your favorite independent bookseller and order it by ISBN: 978-1076235992

Or do you want to buy it in person? Join me and many other Blue Forge Writers for the Autumn Feast of Words Event,

Sunday, September 15th at the Tacoma Little Theatre: 210 N I St, Tacoma, WA 98403

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