Tag Archives: novel

A letter to the reader of NORMA, by Sarah Mintz

Dear Reader, I’d like to contextualize my book NORMA a little bit. NORMA came out of handwringers, a book of flash fiction published with Radiant Press in 2021. handwringers was, at least in part, a research project about my Ashkenazi ancestry, and the little I knew about it met with popular instantiations of that culture […]

Q & A: Erica McKeen, Winner of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize (Literary Fiction)

“Tear is a bold, unflinching bildungsroman that moves, chimera-like, between the real and the imagined; among the confusions and traumas of youth; from the humane to the monstrous. And therein author Erica McKeen accomplishes the truly remarkable. While walking in the steps of such gothic icons as Mary Shelley and Shirley Jackson, McKeen manages to forge […]

For Spooky Season, Peter Counter reads “On the Horror of Comedy” from Be Scared of Everything

It’s Spooky Season and we’re featuring readings from some of our authors whose books explore the horrors and vulnerabilities of a life lived. Here, Peter Counter reads the essay “On the Horror of Comedy”, about the television sitcom Frasier, from his collection Be Scared of Everything: Horror Essays (Invisible Publishing, 2020). “Why are we scared? […]

For Spooky Season, Erica McKeen reads from Tear

It’s Spooky Season and we’re featuring readings from some of our authors whose books explore the horrors and vulnerabilities of a life lived. Here, Erica McKeen reads from her novel Tear (Invisible Publishing, 2022). “Memory, experience, and imagination collapse into a dizzying narrative of grief, isolation, and illness, spanning years of a young student’s life, reaching to […]

A Spooky Q&A, with Sydney Hegele (The Pump)

It’s Spooky Season and we’re featuring interviews from some of our authors whose books explore the horrors and vulnerabilities of a life lived. Sydney Hegele’s debut The Pump (Invisible Publishing, 2021) was a finalist for the 2022 Trillium Book Award and winner of a 2022 ReLit Award. “What a strange surprising delight this collection was… […]

A Spooky Q&A, with Samantha Garner (The Quiet is Loud)

It’s Spooky Season and we’re featuring interviews from some of our authors whose books explore the horrors and vulnerabilities of a life lived. Samantha Garner’s debut The Quiet is Loud (Invisible Publishing, 2021) was a finalist for the 2022 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. “The Quiet is Loud is a novel about the mystical and supernatural, a […]

A Spooky Q&A, with Erica McKeen (Tear)

It’s Spooky Season and we’re featuring interviews from some of our authors whose books explore the horrors and vulnerabilities of a life lived. Erica McKeen’s Tear has been a spooky season fave with booksellers across the country! “Tear is a melodious novel reckoning with adolescence, the complexities of home and the body. Mckeen’s protagonist, Frances James, […]

A Spooky Q&A, with Francine Cunningham (God Isn’t Here Today)

It’s Spooky Season and we’re featuring interviews from some of our authors whose books explore the horrors and vulnerabilities of a life lived. Francine Cunningham chats about the experience of writing her debut short story collection, God Isn’t Here Today. “Cunningham is uniquely funny even through homophobia, whorephobia, death and aching loneliness… Opening this collection […]

Montreal as the Fifth Character in Bindu Suresh’s 26 Knots

Years later, he would reach out for her hand as she walked, oblivious, past where he was standing on the train paused at Lionel-Groulx. By then she will have drawn the nectar from every memory, dried the fallen petals with constant thought—the slightly ridiculous sway of his hips to jazz, the kisses in her creased […]

Father’s Day Sale: DAD PACKS

This Father’s Day, we’ve got your gift-giving needs covered: shop our two-book Dad Packs, where the books are 50% off in print or digital form, until the end of June! We’ve got a nonfiction pairing and a fiction pairing to satisfy any reader. Get shopping!