Ad: [ ? ]
TODAY

Thursday, May 28

Gapers Block
Search

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


Book Club
« Confessing at the Liar's Contest Before Dessert: The Week Leading Up to CAKE »

Events Tue May 27 2014

Dark House Press Bets on "The New Black"

Dark House Press.png
Image courtesy of Dark House Press
On May 13, Dark House Press, an imprint of Curbside Splendor Publishing, released its very first book, The New Black: A Neo-Noir Anthology. Edited by Richard Thomas, with a foreword by Laird Barron, The New Black is "a mixture of horror, crime, fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, the transgressive, and the grotesque", featuring writers who "represent the future of genre-bending fiction." The collection includes works by Lindsay Hunter, Roxane Gay, Paul G. Tremblay, Antonia Crane, and Joe Meno. Dark House is hoping that the anthology, which also boasts "interior illustrations" by Luke Spooner (Carrion House), will help pave the way for more speculative fiction works of its kind.

This Thursday, May 29, take "noir" for an answer at City Lit Books, as Dark House and Curbside host a release party for their latest title. There will be readings by Chicago authors, and The New Black contributors, Lindsay Hunter (Don't Kiss Me, Daddy's) and Joe Meno (Office Girl, Demons in the Spring. The event is free and open to the public (you can purchase the book on site). The fun starts at 6:30pm, and your host will be none other than Dark House Editor-in-Chief, Richard Thomas.

 

Add a Comment




Please enter the letter g in the field below:



Live Comment Preview


Notes & Tags

Items marked with a * are required fields. Please respect each other. We reserve the right to delete any comments borne out of douchebaggery or that deal in asshattery.

Permitted tags and how to use them:

To link: <a href="http://blahblahblah.com">Link text</a>
To italicize: <em>Your text</em>
To bold: <strong>Your text</strong>

Gapers Block presents Tuesday Funk, Chicago's ecclectic monthly reading series.

 

Events

Fri May 29 2015
Jessica Hopper Reading @ Quimby's

Sat May 30 2015
Story Sessions Brunch @ City Winery

Sun May 31 2015
The Lives of Robert Ryan @ Music Box

Tue Jun 2 2015
Tuesday Funk @ Hopleaf

Tue Jun 2 2015
Scott Rowan @ Harold Washington Library

Wed Jun 3 2015
Oral @ the Annoyance

Wed Jun 3 2015
Kenan Heise @ Harold Washington Library

Wed Jun 3 2015
Margaret McMullan @ Harold Washington Library



About GB Book Club

Book Club is the literary section of Gapers Block, covering Chicago's authors, poets and literary events. More...

Editor: Miden Wood, miden@gapersblock.com
Book Club staff inbox: bookclub@gapersblock.com

Archives

 

 Subscribe in a reader.

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15

Newsletter

Sign up for our free email newsletter I Star Chi and get a weekly round-up of the best of Gapers Block, plus our picks for must-do events each weekend!

istarchi

Preferred format    Preferred format