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Hurricane Drunk

$12.00

Fiction, Short Stories
48 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published April 2013

 

Hurricane Drunk is comprised of three short stories examining unfilled desire,  loneliness, loss, emotional damage, and longing. Laura Bogart brings the reader into  the inner lives of her characters, so that the human condition is highlighted in all of  its heartbreaking beauty, and by gaining a greater understanding of her character’s  formative experiences, we gain a better understanding of the individuals who  people these pages, even if no resolution is the only ending that can be offered.

The Distance Between Us

$12.00

Fiction, Short Stories
32 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published September 2013

 

Even in a crowded room it is possible to feel isolated, to feel as if there is an imaginary rift that separates one from everyone else. Yet, sometimes the gap is  more real than imagined, and whether that gap is a crack, a crevice, or a canyon, the  distance between us may be something even the most skillful engineers cannot  possibly bridge.

Family Affair

$12.00

Fiction, Short Stories
40 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published March 2013

Shaun Rouser’s short story collection, Family Affair, begins: “Like a detective, I solved my enigma not as the events were unfolding, but as the answer to a set of  collected facts. “  Rouser’s prose is a collection of facts beautiful displayed before the  reader in a way that makes you feel like you understand the expected trajectory of  these three tales. However, life is never as simple as the stories we tell ourselves.

Storybook Romance

$12.00

Fiction, Short Stories
36 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published September 2013

 

What if fairy tales are stories told from a distance? What if fairy tales are the idealized imaginings of someone who viewed the situation from far, far, away, and  never trouble to get the details about what really transpired? What if closer  inspection reveals a more human cast of characters? Eirik Gumeny proposes a new  vision for the heroes, heroines, and horrors that have been passed down to children  for generations, and it all begins in the bright, garden-choked suburbs of northern  New Jersey…

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