where the writers are

Magic Realism | Fiction

The Stillness of Love and Exile
Dec.07.2008
  The Stillness of Love and Exile tells the story of a beautiful young Mexican woman who journeys through worldly struggles and mystical experiences to find true love and happiness. Lilia is raped at a young age and shamed into a loveless marriage where she remains trapped for six years. Finally...
Nowhere~Land.jpg
Nov.15.2008
Thumbnail: L.A. cult investigator Stephan Raszer tracks a kidnapped Jehovah’s Witness girl and discovers a cabal of assassins using an alternate reality game to recruit its footsoldiers.   A Jehovah’s Witness girl is abducted in tandem with a ritualistic triple homicide in the San Gabriel...
And Then Put Out The Light, Drollerie edition
Oct.19.2008
At thirty-eight, the last place sculptress Emily Moon-Bourne ever expected to find herself was at the winning end of a nasty divorce. But when her wealthy husband runs off with a girl half his age, Emily finds herself with an enormous settlement, and at emotional loose ends. Emily, daughter of a...
A Field Guide to Surreal Botany
Oct.12.2008
Two Cranes Press presents A Field Guide to Surreal Botany, an anthology of fictional plant species that exist beyond the realm of the real, with contributions from Jay Lake, Eric Schaller, Darja Malcolm-Clarke, Ben Peek, Victoria Elisabeth Garcia, Mark Teppo, Vera Nazarian, and many, many others....
The White Road and Other Stories
Sep.29.2008
What links a cafe in Antarctica, a factory for producing electronic tracking tags and a casino where gamblers can wager their shoes? They're among the multiple venues where award-winning writer Tania Hershman sets her unique tales in this spellbinding debut collection. Fleeing from tragedy, a...
Bob the Angry Flower: Dog Killer
Sep.20.2008
It's a bunch of cartoons.
CotA1
Apr.19.2008
Passion. Vengeance. Redemption. Sacrifice. Destiny. From the author of the award-winning novel "River" and internet cult hit "Catharsis" comes a serialized novel about the end of the world and the lives of those destined to stop it. Three girls are thrust together by their...
Wealden Hill
Mar.14.2008
The world is never as it seems, yet the truth is hidden by the distractions we make for ourselves. This is the dilemma that faces Rowland Henty. Has he really touched another reality, or were the wounds he received in the Afghan Wars in his mind as well as his body? As he struggles to come to terms...
3625100.gif
Feb.26.2008
A sometimes funny, sometimes magical first novel, The Wishing Box explores the surprising and unintended consequences of getting what you ask for. Julia, an almost-30 single mom whose life is mostly together, lives in Oakland with her seven-year-old son. Never suspecting it will actually work, she...
thumpe5.jpg
Jan.02.2008
Melodic and vibrant, this debut novel braids together three generations of an extended African-American family in which everyone is fiercely and uncompromisingly bound by love and loyalty. The story explores in particular the lives of the women in the family: Ernestine, the blind grandmother who...