Martha Kinney, Derek McCormack and Dennis Cooper

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book.jpgThe Fall of Heartless Horse by Martha Kinney (Akashic); Grab Bag by Derek McCormack (Akashic) and editor Dennis Cooper

Two young writers and their editor tell about their new books for a new publishing house: McKinney, in the style of a Scottish border ballad, chronicles the fall of a suburban family, while McCormack employs wicked understatement to celebrate a depraved childhood. book1.jpg

Read an excerpt from The Fall of Heartless Horse.

Read an excerpt from Grab Bag.

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