1. I am bundled, or rather, my book Wild LIfe is bundled, with Jeff Landon’s book, Truck Dance for the low, low price of ten bucks plus two dollars shipping. I’ve read Truck Dance and can tell you, it’s superb. So go get ’em, at Matter Press!
2. I’m so happy to have a stamp story in the latest edition of Wigleaf, with so many fantastic writers. Read all the stamp stories here: Stamp Stories. This is to introduce the now available Mudluscious Press Stamp Stories Anthology, which I’m also proud to be a part of. And you can get that here: Get this book which contains the work of these fine people:
James Tadd Adcox, Jesse Ball, Ken Baumann, Lauren Becker, Matt Bell, Kate Bernheimer, Michael Bible, Jack Boettcher, Harold Bowes, Jesse Bradley, Donald Breckenridge, Melissa Broder, Blake Butler, James Chapman, Jimmy Chen, Joshua Cohen, Peter Conners, Shome Dasgupta, Andy Devine, Giancarlo DiTrapano, Claire Donato, Elizabeth Ellen, Raymond Federman, Kathy Fish, Scott Garson, Molly Gaudry, Roxane Gay, Steven Gillis, Rachel B. Glaser, Amanda Goldblatt, Barry Graham, Amelia Gray, Sara Greenslit, Tina May Hall, Christopher Higgs, Lily Hoang, Tim Horvath, Joanna Howard, Laird Hunt, Jamie Iredell, Harold Jaffe, A D Jameson, Jac Jemc, Stephanie Johnson, Shane Jones, Drew Kalbach, Roy Kesey, Sean Kilpatrick, Michael Kimball, M. Kitchell, Robert Kloss, Darby Larson, Charles Lennox, Eugene Lim, Matthew Lippman, Norman Lock, Robert Lopez, Sean Lovelace, Josh Maday, Dave Madden, John Madera, Kendra Grant Malone, Tony Mancus, Peter Markus, Chelsea Martin, Zachary Mason, Hosho McCreesh, Alissa Nutting, Riley Michael Parker, Aimee Parkison, David Peak, Ted Pelton, Adam Peterson, Ryan Ridge, Joseph Riippi, Adam Robinson, Ethel Rohan, Joanna Ruocco, Kevin Sampsell, Selah Saterstrom, Davis Schneiderman, Zachary Schomburg, Todd Seabrook, Ben Segal, Gregory Sherl, Lydia Ship, Matthew Simmons, Justin Sirois, Amber Sparks, Ken Sparling, Ben Spivey, Michael Stewart, Terese Svoboda, Sean Ulman, Deb Olin Unferth, Timmy Waldron, William Walsh, Rupert Wondolowski, James Yeh, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé.
3. I am still thinking about Michael Kimball’s book, US, which pretty much wrecked me, in the best way. Review to follow. But I highly recommend it. Here’s the Goodreads page for this book, published by Tyrant Books: Us
4. I’m going home to Iowa, the day after Thanksgiving to join in the celebration of my brother, Tom’s, 60th birthday. He’s the one who saved me from drowning when I was three years old, so, well, I owe my life to the man.