“The stories [in Mistakes by the Lake] offer a glimpse of lives that we didn’t notice, or that we saw but chose to look away from…. [Petkash’s] compassion comes through in his sparkling prose and riveting imagery. You know that for once these people are seen.” —Jen McConnell, The Main Street Rag
As a finalist for The Novella Award, Mistakes by the Lake garnered this review from Vulpes Libris.
Beyond the Lake Prize: An interview with Midwestern Gothic.