Monday, June 2, 2014

Huffington Post interviews my publisher, Andrew Keating

Andrew was interviewed in the Huffington Post as part of their Publisher Talk series. Loren Kleinman asks him some great questions about his vision and the direction the press is taking.

Fantastic News!

It is with much happiness that I announce: BLACK KRIM  has been accepted for publication by Cobalt Press. My novella will be released December 21st, 2014. That date is the winter solstice. It is also my late father's birthday. 

Cobalt Press is Baltimore-based. I will be their first novel. They have just released a collection of fiction and poetry titled, Four Fathers. Here's a description from the website:

Four Fathers, and each of its authors, delivers fatherhood in a multitude of thought-provoking, heartfelt ways: from Tom Williams’ pair of long short stories which define a man by who he is as a son in relation to his father, and who he is as a father in relation to his son; to BL Pawelek’s poetry, dedicated to his daughter, Abbey Road. Then you have Ben Tanzer's flash fiction pieces, which all seem to reflect up on the idea of "I'm a dad…what the heck do I do now?" and Dave Housley's novella begging the Osbornesque question "What the f*** is a 'Bieber?'" There are moments of absolute sweetness, and moments of perversity. There are points where you’ll want to laugh out loud, but you’ll stop once you realize you’re only laughing at yourself, your own fears, your own misgivings about what it means to be a dad.

Here's a tiny bit about my book:
When Corbina finds a man standing barefoot in a field across from her farmhouse, she makes a choice that will challenge every part of her lifestyle. Black Krim follows three characters, in alternating first-person narratives, as they uncover each other’s motives and desires, as well as their own.

It is a truly incredible feeling to have your book believed in-- to have others want to bring it to the world. I look forward to my partnership with my editors. I wrote a book and that book is going to be published. What joy! What gratitude!