Here is a finalized press release for my upcoming novel Codename Prague, the second installment in the scikungfi trilogy following Dr. Identity, or, Farewell to Plaquedemia, winner of the Wonderland Book Award. Thanks to publisher Jennifer Barnes and publicist Jaym Gates for getting it together. I will be promoting Codename Prague on The Zero Degree of Meaning Tour. The tour kicks off on November 1 and will take me across the US, Canada, and western Europe. Evolving details are at my website.

The Arrest

Here's a reading I did last weekend from my new fiction collection, They Had Goat Heads. Thanks much to the RDSP folks for setting it up and shooting footage.

Shroud Digital Edition

The inaugural digital edition of Shroud Magazine is now available. Here's the lineup:

MICHAEL BALLANTINE REMEMBERS HIS NAME, Victorya
SOMEONE OUGHTA SELL TICKETS, Scott Christian Carr
THE BUREAU OF ME, D. Harlan Wilson
CLICK-THRU CLASSIFIEDS
LITTLE EDSEL EINSTEIN: A HIRAM GRANGE STORY, Scott Christian Carr
GRIMOIRES & TOMES: BOOK REVIEWS
CRAVEN PLACE, Richard Wright
DEMENTIS MORTUUS: WORD GAMES FOR THE WORST OF US

Review of They Had Goat Heads

Here is a new review of They Had Goat Heads from Innsmouth Free Press.

Now Available: They Had Goat Heads

My new collection of short fiction, They Had Goat Heads, is now available for purchase at Amazon, B&N, and other hideous multicorporate technocapitalist monsterhouses. Thanks very much to everybody who has expressed interest in the book over the past year.

Review of Blankety Blank

Keith Dugger has written a nice, playful review of my 2008 novel Blankety Blank: A Memoir of Vulgaria.

New Review of Goat Heads

Terry Grimwood has written an honest and compelling review of They Had Goat Heads for The Future Fire. Click here to read it.

Peckinpah Giveaway Completed

Congratulations to Virginia Harless, Jamie Posey, and Brandy Sweat, winners of the giveaway for Peckinpah: An Ultraviolent Romance at Goodreads.com. Signed copies will be sent out next week. Thanks for your interest.


Peckinpah Giveaway

There are two days left until the giveaway of three signed copies of Peckinpah: An Ultraviolent Romance over at Goodreads. Click here to enter yourself in the running. Here's a blurb for the book from one of my favorite writers and artists:

"A bludgeoning celluloid rush of language and ideas served from an action-painter's bucket of fluorescent spatter, Peckinpah is an incendiary gem and very probably the most extraordinary new novel you will read this year." ALAN MOORE