Cris Mazza’s “Charlatan,” a collection that includes stories from 1979-2013, takes risks in style, and are intimate and unsettling in content.
“The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry” by David L. Carlson and illustrated by Landis Blair, is a remarkable debut. As the story of Matt Rizzo unfolds, we discover how he remade his life through poetry and imagination.
From The Readymade Thief to And These Are the Good Times.
“It always bothered me that there weren’t any strip-mall casinos in the fiction, or big-box stores, or electronics. We wanted modern, more complicated stories that didn’t live up to those western stereotypes where everybody is in a cabin and lives far from the interstate.”