340 pages, 8.52 × 5.59 × 1.05 in
May 13, 2014
Curbside Splendor Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1940430046
ISBN - 13: 9781940430041
From the Publisher
The New Black is a collection of twenty neo-noir stories exemplifying the best authors currently writing in this dark sub-genre. A mixture of horror, crime, fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, and the grotesque-all with a literary bent-these stories are the future of genre-bending fiction.
Table of Contents:
Foreword by Laird Barron
Stephen Graham Jones, Father Son, Holy Rabbit"
Paul Tremblay, "It's Against the Law to Feed the Ducks"
Lindsay Hunter, "That Baby"
Roxane Gay, "How"
Kyle Minor, "The Truth and All Its Ugly"
Craig Clevenger, "Act of Contrition"
Micaela Morrissette, "The Familiars"
Richard Lange, "Fuzzyland"
Benjamin Percy, "Dial Tone"
Roy Kesey, "Instituto"
Craig Davidson, "Rust and Bone"
Rebecca Jones-Howe, "Blue Hawaii"
Joe Meno, "Children Are the Only Ones Who Blush"
Vanessa Veselka, "Christopher Hitchens"
Nik Korpon, "His Footsteps are Made of Soot"
Brian Evenson, "Windeye"
Craig Wallwork, "Dollhouse"
Tara Laskowski, "The Etiquette of Homicide"
Matt Bell, "Dredge"
Antonia Crane, "Sunshine for Adrienne"
About the Author
Matt Bell's debut novel In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods was published by Soho Press in June 2013. He is also the author of two previous books, How They Were Found and Cataclysm Baby. His writing has been anthologized in Best American Mysteries 2010, Best American Fantasy 2, and 30 Under 30: An Anthology of Innovative Fiction by Younger Writers. He teaches creative writing at Northern Michigan University.
Antonia Crane teaches teenagers creative writing in Los Angeles when she can convince them to log off of Facebook. Her work can be found in Akashic's The Heroin Chronicles, Soft Skull Press' Johns, Marks, Tricks & Chickenhawks: Professionals & Their Clients Writing about Each Other, The Rumpus, Dame Magazine, Salon, PANK, Black Clock, Slake, The Los Angeles Review and other places. Her memoir Spent is forthcoming by Barnacle Books/Rare Bird Lit in 2014.
Craig Clevenger is the author of The Contortionist's Handbook and Dermaphoria. He divides his time between San Francisco and the Mojave Desert.
Craig Davidson has written four books: Rust and Bone, The Fighter, Sarah Court and Cataract City. His nonfiction and fiction has appeared in Esquire, GQ, The Walrus, Salon, Nerve, The London Observer, The Cincinnati Review, Avenue, Agni, Event, The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, SubTerrain and elsewhere. His first book was made into a film directed by Jacques Audiard, starring Marion Cotillard. Davidson is a graduate of the UNB Creative Writi