Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 27: Darrin Doyle)

Darrin Doyle

DARRIN DOYLE teaches at Central Michigan University, and is the author of The Big Baby Crime Spree and Other Delusions, his fifth book of fiction, as well as the story collections Scoundrels Among Us and The Dark Will End the Dark (Tortoise Books) and the novels The Girl Who Ate Kalamazoo (St. Martin’s Press) and Revenge of the Teacher’s Pet: A Love Story (LSU Press). He lives in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, with three other humans and a cat.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 25: Homeless)

HOMELESS is based out of New York City. He is the author This Hasn’t Been a Very Magical Journey so Far (Expat, 2018) and Please Buy This Book So I Can Feel Validated & (Finally) Love Myself (House of Vlad, 2019), and has the personality of a duct-taped Wiffle ball bat. His hobbies include staring into empty McDonald’s bags, blowing his nose into empty McDonald’s bags, and drawing on empty McDonald’s bags. Clash will be publishing his next book, Shithead Laureate, in 2021.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 24: Alexandra Naughton)

ALEXANDRA NAUGHTON is the author of a novel, American Mary (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016), and ten poetry collections, including a place a feeling something he said to you (Spooky Girlfriend Press, 2020), Rapid Transit (Nomadic Press, 2018), and You Could Never Objectify Me More Than I’ve Already Objectified Myself (Punk Hostage Press, 2015). Her work has appeared in Sporklet, Cosmonauts Avenue, Maudlin House, Witch Craft Magazine, Everyday Genius, Expat Lit, and elsewhere. Subscribe to her Substack at talkaboutit.substack.com.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 22: Barracuda Guarisco)

Barracuda Guarisco

BARRACUDA GUARISCO (C. C. Hannett / Kris Hall) is a cheesesteak-obsessed, bisexual crybaby who enjoys absurdity at varying levels. Barry is the author of several books in the Spuyten Duyvil Publishing universe, as well as Uncomfortable Music (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2021) and The Gold Boys are back in Gold Town (Really Serious Literature, 2020; co-authored with Joshua Robert Long). Nominated for Best Microfiction, he is the founder and editor-in-chief of Really Serious Literature, and has had work placed with Maudlin Housegiallo litSilent AuctionsMeow Meow Pow Pow, and various other outlets found under Entropy’s “Where to Submit” list. He lives with his wife, Pilar, and doesn’t know what day it is. You can find him if you want to.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 21: Bud Smith)

Bud Smith

BUD SMITH works heavy construction and lives in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is the author of Teenager (Vintage, 2022), Double Bird (Maudlin House, 2018), and Dust Bunny City (Disorder Press, 2017), among other books. His fiction has been published in The Paris Review, Joyland, and The Nervous Breakdown. He is also a creative writing teacher and editor.

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Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 20: Jane-Rebecca Cannarella)

Jane-Rebecca Cannarella

JANE-REBECCA CANNARELLA is the editor of HOOT Review and Meow Meow Pow Pow Lit, and was a former genre editor at Lunch Ticket. Her books are Better Bones and Marrow, both published by Thirty West Publishing House, The Guessing Game (published by BA Press), and Thirst and Frost (forthcoming from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press). She lives in Philadelphia.

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