AWP and Rontel release party in New York

20 Feb

Lazy Fascist will be attending AWP in Boston next month (March 6-9). We’re sharing a table with ManArchy Magazine. LF authors J.A. Tyler and Scott McClanahan have several off-site readings each throughout the weekend. Drop by our table and say hi.

Following AWP, we’ll be heading to New York for the official release party of Sam Pink’s latest novel, Rontel. Here are the full details:

RONTEL RELEASE PARTY @ Housing Works Bookstore (126 Crosby Street New York, NY 10012)

Co-hosted by Electric Literature and Lazy Fascist Press

Join Electric Literature and Lazy Fascist Press as they celebrate the release of Sam Pink’s Rontel, a novel about the dull pains of never quite becoming an adult.

Rontel is the funniest book I have ever read.” —Tao Lin

“Funny as hell, searingly honest, and urgently real, Sam Pink’s Rontel puts to shame most modern fiction. His writing perfectly captures the bizarre parade that is Chicago, with all its gloriously odd and wonderful people. This book possesses both the nerve of Nelson Algren and the existential comedy of Albert Camus.” — Joe Meno

About the Readers:

Sam Pink, the latest in shithead technology, is the author of Person and seven other books. He doesn’t get along with a lot of people and he lives in Chicago. His latest novel, Rontel, is co-published by Electric Literature (eBook) and Lazy Fascist Press (print).

Scott McClanahan is the author of The Collected Works of Scott McClanahan Vol. I, Crapalachia, and Hill William. He lives in West Virginia.

Cameron Pierce is the author of eight books, most recently Die You Doughnut Bastards, and also the head editor of Lazy Fascist Press. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

J. David Osborne is the author of Low Down Death Right Easy and By the Time We Leave Here, We’ll Be Friends. He lives with his wife and dog in Norman, Oklahoma.

Spencer Madsen runs Sorry House and is also the author of the “greatest cat poem ever” according to The Huffington Post. He lives in New York.

Kirsten Alene is the author of Unicorn Battle Squad and Love in the Time of Dinosaurs. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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