In our morning reading: Carrie Brownstein and Questlove in conversation, a visit to Amazon’s bookstore, Victoria Ruiz on the Trans FX album, and more.
In our weekend reading: a discussion of Marianne Fritz’s reading, Maris Kreizman talks books, notes on Cameron Pierce’s new book, and more.
September brings with it a whole lot of highly-anticipated books. Some are the conclusions to series that are long in the works; others are debuts; still others are insightful looks at literature and history. What follows are some of the books we’re most excited about for the month that’s just begun.
Cameron Pierce is the editor of Lazy Fascist Press, one of the most exciting presses in indie lit, and an accomplished author with eleven books to his name. His work, some of which has gone viral time and again, helped established the canon for bizarre fiction. Now, both with his own prose and the outstanding and unclassifiable narratives he publishes through Lazy Fascist, Pierce is helping redefine genre fiction and weird literature in general. With Our Love Will Go the […]
Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon by Cameron Pierce (Broken River Books, 222 p.) No short story collection bridges the gap between genre and literary fiction with the raw intensity and apparent ease that Cameron Pierce’s Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon does. Pierce, whose early work is now part of the bizarro fiction canon, has slowly moved toward literary fiction while retaining the best elements of the bizarro aesthetic, and the result is […]
Morning Bites: Eudora Welty and Eggnog, Cameron Pierce’s Latest, Overlooked Books, Tacocat Tour Diary, and More
In our morning reading: when Southern lit and holiday beverages collide, a tour journal from Seattle’s Tacocat, Civil Coping Mechanisms and Entropy team up, the year’s most overlooked books, and more.
Last year, we were pleased to publish Cameron Pierce’s story “Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon.” We’re pleased to have more of his fiction on the site today, via this excerpt from his novel The Incoming Tide, due out later this year on Broken River Books.