A return to philosophical sci-fi with a contemporary edge, Adkins' first novella The Ice Mine follows Ric Bream, a happily married family man whose return to addiction and recovery puts him at odds with the futurist society that surrounds him.
Bream then rediscovers the Ice Mine, an elusive place and idea, and embarks on a journey of mind, body, and soul towards mythical landscapes, unknown creatures, and a sinister subculture that could mean to his salvation, or the end.
"William Burroughs meets Heart of Darkness. Well worth the read. Kudos to Adkins on his first novel... definitely want to read more of his books.”. – Alex McCBuy on Amazon. Buy here Enjoy!
In the title story, a young father struggles to escape the specter of his upbringing, yet finds himself pulled towards it as he raises his own son. Raw and unflinching in its portrayal of parenthood, Neil paints a portrait of both tenderness and cruelty, taking the reader on an emotional journey that ends with an astonishing revelation. A Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominated writer, Bradley is increasingly recognized as a master of flash fiction.
“True to publisher, Whisk(e)y Tit’s vision, J. Bradley’s Neil and Other Stories is a collection of considerable playfulness and beauty, of daring and intellectual rigor. The stories by themselves are exciting, moving, thought-provoking. As a collection, it’s a breathtakingly fresh, innovative thrill-ride.”. – Kathy FishBuy on Amazon. Buy here Enjoy!
The second book in the Postal Child series, PARLAY takes you deep into the internal world created by Postal Child hero Whitey Whitlock to escape the horror of his own reality. Filled with pirate pigeons led by Captain Whitey himself, Parlay’s adventures are best left to the birds..
"PARLAY is a weirdly beautiful trip into the alt-universe of Whitey Whitlock (protaganist of "Postal Child") as he prepares his crew of pirate birds to set sail from Brooklyn -- sex, drugs, pipes, hickies, and a very unexpected sweetness offer a new kind of novel." – Tina Satter, Half StraddleBuy on Amazon. Buy here PARLAY!
This breathtaking collage memoir in stark prose poetry takes place in a post-industrial upstate New York town. With gimlet-eyed clarity, the author gives equal weight to the momentous and the mundane, spanning the arrest of her former lover for pedophilia, her work as a rehabilitation counselor for the severely and persistently mentally ill, and the death of her mother and aunt.
Deft, precise, elegant, KNICKPOINT emerges uncategorizable, transcending what we know of poetry, essay, the novel. With this savage and graceful pastoral, Margaret Wedge has revealed herself to be a master cartographer of the liminal space.
A haunting, magnificent book. As savage and as intelligent as the day is long. — Cara Hoffman
Adventures of Bastard and M.E. is a pataphysical romp through a seedy underworld of criminal comic characters.
Bastard and Miguel Evangelista are old friends who reconnect after years of exile and death. Inspired by the discovery of a new wonder-drug they call the White Dove, the newly reunited founding members of the Organization assemble a crew and launch a new operation.
Enter the world of Silverfish, where a young man attempts to discover his identity amidst a world of increasing isolation and horror. His basement room is full of wires, rats, and silverfish. He doesn't know his name or where he came from, only that he is the caretaker in a house of drugs, sex, and mindless violence.
With taut language and gritty description, readers will be wrapped tight by the tentacles in the story. This is literary fiction with an edge, language that'll bite you back. Buy on Amazon. Buy here Enjoy!
Shortlisted for the Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize, Svetlana Lavochkina’s Zap is a multi-generational burlesque family saga whose characters form dynasties embroiled in the polyphonic tragicomedy of relationships and unfulfilled dreams. On sale with NYC release party October 5, 2017.
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