November 16, 2017
Read an Excerpt from Through the Sad Wood Our Corpses Will Hang by Ava Farmehri
On the same day in 1979 when a new, deeply orthodox government declared the birth of the Islamic Republic in Iran, Sheyda Porrouya, the narrator of Ava Farmehri's Through the Sad Wood Our Corpses Will ...
August 16, 2017
Read an Excerpt from Tim Bowling's The Heavy Bear!
The main character of The Heavy Bear (Wolsak & Wynn) by award winning novelist and poet Tim Bowling is a man named Tim Bowling.And that's far from the strangest detail in this rollicking, moving, ...
August 08, 2017
Read an Excerpt from Oisín Curran's forthcoming Blood Fable!
Today we have a sneak peek at an exciting Fall 2017 book from BookThug: Oisín Curran's Blood Fable will be released in October, but you can read an excerpt now, exclusively on Open Book. In Blood ...
May 16, 2017
Read an Excerpt from Shane Rhodes' Dead White Men
Shane Rhodes' Dead White Men (Coach House Books) takes a frank, poetic look at the voices that have been included and excluded from history and from the narratives of exploration and so-called discovery.Eduardo ...
April 13, 2017
Read an Excerpt from Noah Wareness' Real is the Word They Use to Contain Us
In a child's dream, a taximdermied rabbit argues with the gun that shot it. "You must never ask anyone if they are Real," the rabbit admonishes. Such is the surreal, dreamscape of a poetry collection ...