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…that being the Anthology of Etiquette and Terrifying Angels with Many Heads, edited by the mysterious & reclusive James Tadd Adcox.

Besides me, it features writing by Matt Bell, J. Bradley, Caroline Crew, Michael Czyniejewski, Jess Dutschmann, Megan M. Garr, Melissa Goodrich, Mason Johnson, M Kitchell, Robert Kloss, Meghan Lamb, Seth Oelbaum, Brian Oliu, Joel Patton, Poncho Peligroso, Caroline Picard, Matt Rowan, Joseph Scapellato, Davis Schneiderman, Glenn Shaheen, Dan Shapiro, Amber Sparks, Colin Winnette, and Russ Woods.

You can download a PDF copy here, via Nap Litmag. I just downloaded mine.

& thanks, Tadd, for having me!

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Between now and 31 October, Mutable Sound is offering the following deal. Buy my prose collection Amazing Adult Fantasy, and you’ll get Colin Winnette’s debut novel Revelation for free. Or buy Revelation, and you’ll get AAF for free.

Basically, send Mutable $17.95 ($12.95 for the book + $5 shipping), and you’ll get both Amazing Adult Fantasy and Revelation, sent to your mailbox, or placed by the USPS on the floor beside your mailbox.

You can also purchase Amazing Adult Fantasy and Revelation through Amazon, if you so prefer and so choose.

Suspicious? Here are reviews of Amazing Adult Fantasy:

And here are some stories from it:

And here are some reviews of Revelation:

And here is an excerpt from it.

And here is an interview with Colin. And here is an interview with me. Surely that is enough to tip your hand toward the purchase key on your screen?

Thank you for your interest!

Look at polite & honest we look!

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My good friend Colin Winnette has had some great (and deserved) success publishing recently.

First, his animal story collection Animal Collection will be released by Spork Press on 8 September. To celebrate, “there will be a big release party in Tucson with Amelia Gray and some paint-by-numbers artist or something.” Then Colin will tour with that book in California.

Then, in early 2013, Atticus Books will release two novellas by Colin, Gainesville and In One Story, The Two Sisters. This collection will be called A Long Line of Diggers and its official release party will be at AWP Boston (6–9 March 2013).

I love Colin and I love his writing. In particular, I consider Gainesville one of the best recent works of fiction I’ve read, and it will be my pleasure to write more about all of this in the coming days and months. Meanwhile, Colin’s first book, Revelation (2012), remains available through Mutable Sound.

Congratulations, Colin!!

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Just like May’s G8 Summit, when thousands of delegates and protestors will descend on the city, AWP is coming in two weeks to Chicago. As such, I will be reading at two off-site events:

Artifice / Mutable Sound / Smalldoggies
Thursday, 1 March, 5–7:30pm
at Beef and Brandy (127 S.State St.)
feat. Jen Gann (Backtuck), A D Jameson (Giant Slugs, Amazing Adult Fantasy), Mike Kitchell (Slow Slidings), Christian Tebordo (The Awful Possibilities, We Go Liquid), J.A. Tyler (The Jimmy Interludes, A Man of Glass & All the Ways We Have Failed), Colin Winnette (Revelation, Animal Collection), Brian Allen Carr (Short Bus), Carrie Seitzinger (The Dots Don’t Connect), and Joel Patton.

“Come on, Seven!”
Friday, March 2, 6–8pm
at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Ballroom (112 S. Michigan Ave.)
feat. Tantra Bensko, Eckhard Gerdes, James R. Hugunin, A D Jameson, Lance Olsen, Davis Schneiderman, and Yuriy Tarnawsky

I hope to see you there!

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I’m pleased to announce that I will be joined at next week’s Ipsento reading by my friend Colin Winnette (see two posts down), and by his friend Ben Clark (whom I look forward to meeting). The logistics:

Thursday, 11 August, 7pm, Ipsento Coffeehouse (2035 N. Western Ave, Chicago, 2 blocks north of the Western Blue Line stop)
I will be reading something from my first book, Amazing Adult Fantasy. I will be wearing a pair of short shorts.

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Mr. Winnette.

Which is “his retelling of the popular bible story about the end of the world. However, in Winnette’s version, the end of the world is a mundane affair that goes unnoticed by his protagonists.”

Colin’s a friend of mine whose writing I really admire. I’ve read two other manuscripts of his, both excellent, leaving me very excited about this new one… You can read a bit more about him in this Mutable post and at his website.

Also, Colin is currently on tour with the poet Benjamin Clark. The schedule is here; I’ll post the remaining dates below. (The last two readings will be in Chicago.)

Congratulations, Colin!

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