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PATRICIDE “BEST LITERARY NOVEL OF 2016” – PANK MAGAZINE

Fantastic news: [Pank] Magazine declared D. Foy’s Stalking Horse Press novel Patricide “The best literary novel of 2016.” Writer Gabino Iglesias (Zero Saints) went on to describe the book as “Smart, fast, violent, philosophical, and possessing a depth that most literary fiction can only dream of. Foy is an author whose work will be talked about […]

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ANNOUNCING: QUINTAN ANA WIKSWO’S ‘A LONG CURVING SCAR WHERE THE HEART SHOULD BE’

It is a great, great pleasure to be able to announce Stalking Horse Press’ acquisition of A Long Curving Scar Where The Heart Should Be, by the brilliant Quintan Ana Wikswo. We will be publishing this October, and here at Stalking Horse, we could not be happier: A searing, sensual novel with photographs, A Long Curving Scar […]

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ANNOUNCING ‘EPISTOLARY’ AND OPEN SUBMISSIONS!

EPISTOLARY: Writers Write to Writers, Living or Otherwise Julia Goldberg (ed.) SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2017. Publishing October 2017. We are very pleased to announce the next of our fall 17 titles, and to introduce an exciting submissions opportunity! We’re also thrilled that award winning journalist and editor Julia Goldberg will be taking the reins […]

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ADVANCE PRAISE FOR DUNCAN B. BARLOW’S THE CITY, AWAKE

We are having a great response to advance reading copies of our spring 2017 titles, including this fabulous endorsement of duncan b. barlow’s The City, Awake from Christian TeBordo. As a long-time admirer of David Ohle’s Motorman and The Age of Sinatra, it’s wonderful for me to see him invoked here: “At times, duncan b. barlow’s The City, […]

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ADVANCE PRAISE FOR SCOT SOTHERN’S BIGCITY

Mark Haskell Smith, author of Raw: A Love Story (“Audacious satire” – Vanity Fair), has been checking out a preview copy of Scot Sothern’s brilliant debut novel BigCity. We’re really pleased to share Mark’s advance thoughts with you: “Deliciously strange and compelling, delightfully lurid and fun, Scot Sothern’s debut novel reads like a feral mashup […]

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ADVANCE PRAISE FOR THE SHAKY PHASE

FLAPPERHOUSE Managing Editor Joseph P. O’Brien has been reading an advance review copy of Jessie Janeshek’s poetry collection The Shaky Phase, one of our five spring 2017 titles. He puts into words the exhilaration felt here when I first read the manuscript: “Jessie Janeshek’s poetry vaporizes the walls in my brain, and floods it with […]

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Permutations, Mutations, and New Ballads: Thoughts on Three Literary Remixes

Tobias Carroll, editor of the mighty Vol.1 Brooklyn and author of Reel: A Novel, has an excellent feature on literary ‘remixes’ including Jason DeBoer’s Annihilation Songs. Of DeBoer’s Stalking Horse Press debut, Carroll states: “Fall into this book’s rhythms and the blend of old and new becomes captivating, a literary equivalent of what filmmakers like […]

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ANNOUNCING: D. FOY’S ‘ABSOLUTELY GOLDEN’

Stalking Horse Press is extremely pleased to announce Absolutely Golden, a dazzling follow-up to Foy’s critically acclaimed Patricide. Foy’s send novel with Stalking Horse will publish in September, 2017. Read all about it: It’s 1973, and a thirty-something widow has been cajoled by a young hippie parasite into financing their vacation to a nudist colony in […]

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ELECTRIC LIT REVIEW OF ANNIHILATION SONGS

Michael Fournier, author of Swing State, reviews Annihilation Songs, Jason DeBoer’s avant-garde reintegrations of three Shakespeare plays, for Electric Lit. “To say that there are surprises in Shakespeare after all this time and thought seems impossible, but DeBoer’s reordering of the prose draws attention not to the structure of the plays, or the characters therein, their […]

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‘A CHILD OF STORM’ REVIEWED BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

“In the history of the electric, Wilson’s work shines.” Michael Wilson’s debut poetry collection A Child of Storm is reviewed by Publishers Weekly. Part of the review is extracted here: “Wilson’s debut, an amalgamation of biography, personal musing, and an obsession with electricity, constructs distinctive—and informative—narratives that revolve around the life of Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla. As […]

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