It’s spring! and SPD just sent out their new catalog of recommended titles. Right on top? Madeline ffitch’s amazing Valparaiso, Round the Horn. Order it from SPD right here, and if you haven’t had the chance yet, read Madeline’s interview at The Collagist.
Thanks to A Tree Born Crooked author Steph Post for her glowing review of Valparaiso, Round the Horn. She says the stories are “beautiful tales of discovery, but often a raw darkness is slowly bubbling underneath the surface.” Read the whole thing here.
Last week I traveled to the Panama Canal. Your browser does not support the video tag. At the time it was finished in 1914, carving a route that joins the Pacific to the Atlantic had been the largest engineering project ever undertaken, in the history of history. And it’s beautiful, too: … Read More
At Bookslut, Brian Nicholson offers a thoughtful take on a variety of angles in Valparaiso, Round the Horn, our latest book. He traces a number of lines through the book.Read More
At Heavy Feather Review, Daniel Scott Parker wrote an ecstatic review of Mike Young’s Sprezzatura. In it he approaches a catalog of everything the book does, at one point saying, “It’s a disorienting experience, when is-ness isn’t.” It sure is.
“Valparaiso, Round the Horn,” the title story from Madeline ffitch’s brand new collection, was just published at Barrelhouse! Madeline will be reading for “Barrelhouse presents … Curbside Splendor and Publishing Genius” on March 1. (If you’re in DC, please check out this Facebook info.)
Madeline is going on tour to support her new book, Valparaiso, Round the Horn. She’ll be hitting six cities in the north east. Don’t miss it!Read More
Real Pants, the newest website in the Publishing Genius habitat, launched on January 1, 2015. Here’s a “by the numbers” look at the first week, including how many words we published (18,332), plus some surprises from our trip to New Orleans.Read More
In this book you’ll find a passionate scientist studying a forgotten species of Mud Turtle, a janitor who brings up his daughter in the basement of her middle school, a construction worker who actually minds where he pees … and a whole lot more.Read More