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.
NEW: Two from Kostelanetz
14 MAY: I Contain Multitudes: Kostelanetz catalogues his many historical confreres in solar circumnavigation in his latest piece of textual poetry.
Continuous Dialogue: “Does the author of such short dialogues understand the inviolate requirements of fiction?” So reflects a speaker, or many speakers, or all the speakers, of these abstractions exploring the metaphysical, the anatomical, the sacred, and the profane/mundane.
Honor or suicide. It was a direct order. A choice to be made. And nobody but he could make it.
Gustav Heimlich was an inept Nazi. According to his superiors. He had failed in his duties to the Vaterland. He wasn’t exactly certain what he had done. He was certain he would find out. That is, if he chose honor.
Gustav’s job isn’t pleasant, and it definitely isn’t for the faint of heart. But is anything these days? Buy a copy. Read it.
Yarrow Paisley’s first full-length collection, I, No Other is a cerebral defibrillator you forgot had been implanted until it routinely – and unexpectedly – shocks you back to life. They may hurt at times, dear reader, the jolts of these agitations, but it is a vital hurt.
With a cast of narrators on the brink of discovery in all its forms, I, No Other collects Yarrow Paisley’s most exquisite absurdist interludes. Buy a copy. Read it.
(just a nip)
Not long ago, I was on the receiving end of a link to…July 6, 2017 standard
Spring has sprung, even if it doesn’t feel like it in many places,…March 23, 2017 standard