Dear friends of the Unreal — it’s SO very sunny outside today where I live, and there’s SO Much self-satisfied punditry circulating that I feel a little ornery. Here’s a link to my absolute favorite personal anti-hero, and a glimpse into her world.
This piece appeared originally win NYCBigCityLit and I thank them so much for believing in this story, which grew into a novel, that still seeks representation/publication.
(Copyright, Stephanie Barbe Hammer, 06/24/2012)
Published by Stephanie Barbé Hammer
Stephanie Barbé Hammer is a magical realist prose fiction writer, novelist, occasional essayist, and a committed, intermittent poet, as well as a passionate instructor of writing. A 7-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize she has published work in Hayden's Ferry, Pearl, CRATE, Rhapsoidia, NYCBigCityLit, the East Jasmine Review, Apeiron, Inlandia, Literary Alchemy and the Bellevue Literary Review among other places. She is the author the fabulist novel THE PUPPET TURNERS OF NARROW INTERIOR (Urban Farmhouse Press), a novelette, RESCUE PLAN (Bamboo Dart Press), a prose poem chapbook collection, SEX WITH BUILDINGS (dancing girl press), and a poetry collection, HOW FORMAL (Spout Hill Press).
Stephanie's new novel PRETEND PLUMBER is available for order from your favorite bookstore, and her poetry chapbook CITY SLICKER appeared in July 2022. Stay tuned for her novella, JOURNEY TO MERVEILLEUX CITY, coming out in 2023!
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2 thoughts on “Storytime Sunday June 24, 2012 — dark and futurist (and slightly twisted)”
Thanks Joe! VINTAGE is one of my personal faves.