The car is idling on the road between
where we've been and where we're going.
The door's open. You coming?
Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion tells of life and death, identity and race, change and resistance to change. Arias unflinchingly peers into the places we turn away from, showing us it's not always as neat or as clean as we'd like to imagine. Sometimes it's messy as hell.
"A kickass debut." Margaret Malone, People Like You
"A debut that pulls no punches." Samuel Snoek-Brown, There Is No Other Way to Worship Them
..".an after-midnight bar story, a foxhole prayer, a graveyard shift confession." Matthew Robinson, The Horse Latitudes
"It's a book that makes you feel whispered to and pulled in close." Rita Bullwinkel, Belly Up
"Arias finds flashes of humor in the wreckage, as well as rare moments of beauty." Stevan Allred, The Alehouse at the End of the World