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Garfield Ellis: On Writing The Angels’ Share

To celebrate the release of The Angels’ Share — the latest from acclaimed author Garfield Ellis — we’re pleased to feature a statement from the author on how his fascination with regret formed the core of his novel.

Read an excerpt from Tales by Amiri Baraka

To celebrate the release of Tales, the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s 1967 story collection, we’re pleased to give you a taste of Baraka’s provocative writing with an excerpt from the book.

“Luci” by Brandon Dutton

A white Prius squealed up the driveway of the Chevron station and pulled around back. Dark, syrupy blood dried to the grill . . .


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