In the meantime, here's some advance praise for the novel. I am seriously and thoroughly chuffed:
Kathleen Taylor is one of the best storytellers around. The Nut Hut is a total-immersion into the 1971 world of residential care for the mentally retarded. It is ruthlessly honest, but at the same time extraordinarily moving. A totally captivating novel that will draw you in and not let you out until the last page is read.
Denise Swanson--New York Times Bestselling Author of the Scumble River and Devereaux's Dime Store series