Black Lawrence Press
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
Short Story Collections
NEITHER HERE NOR THERE
Marcel Jolley

“[T]he music and promise of the narrative…is simply captivating… attentive and muscular prose.” — Ilya Kaminsky
THE LAST GAME WE PLAYED
Jo Neace Krause

“Strange and compelling [stories].”
— Joyce Carol Oates
NEITHER HERE NOR THERE: Stories by Marcel Jolley
SIGNS OF LIFE
Norman Waksler

“Like Chekhov,Waksler finds the drama
in small problems...” — Dale Barrigar

ISBN 978-0-9768993-8-9      $16.00
UNENDING ROOMS
Daniel Chacon

“Daniel Chacón’s distinctive storytelling...is a testament of identity as experienced, not on the margins, but at the center of the beautiful and terrifying cycles.” — Rigoberto González
ISBN 978-0-9768993-8-9      $16.00
ISBN 978-0-9768993-8-9      $18.00
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
ISBN 978-0-9768993-8-9      $16.00
SAID AND DONE
James Morrison

"An artful, often suspenseful collection of stories by a gifted writer who looks out clearly, and darkly, upon the world." — David Ebershoff
ISBN 978-0-9815899-0-9      $16.00
ANATOLIA AND OTHER STORIES
Anis Shivani

“In Anatolia and Other Stories, Anis Shivani does no less than deliver a world.”
   — Julie Shigekuni
ISBN 978-0615281827       $16.00
THE BUTTERFLY COLLECTOR
Fred McGavran


ISBN 978-0-9815899-5-4      $16.00
LOSING CAMILLE
Paul Kilgore

“There’s a good drinker’s mixture of ten tales in this book.”
    — Bill Holm
ISBN 978-0-981589985       $16.00
PICTURES OF HOUSES WITH WATER DAMAGE
Michael Hemmingson

Pictures of Houses with Water Damage gives
me confidence that the American short story,
as an art form, is hardly dead—indeed, Hemmingson
shows us that it's vibrantly alive and kicking smug booty!
             —Valerie Grey
ISBN 978-0-9825204-2-0    $16.00
A CATALOGUE OF EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD: NEBRASKA STORIES
Yelizaveta P. Renfro

A Catalogue of Everything in the World is truly that—a vividly illustrating, achingly honest, and stunningly lyrical examination of everything in these characters' hearts.”
             —Susan Straight
ISBN 978-0-9826228-8-9    $16.00
FROM THE DARKNESS RIGHT UNDER OUR FEET
Patrick Michael Finn

"Populated with destitute strippers, damaged punks, polka lovers, bereaved widows, and the chronic unemployed amid lard factories and Catholic churches and gritty streets, these are the kind of stories that Balzac might have written if he had visited the economically ravaged American Midwest in the early 1980s."
      —Donald Ray Pollock
ISBN 978-0-9826228-8-9    $16.00
PEOPLE ARE STRANGE
Eric Gamalinda

"Not only are the tales of People Are Strange remarkable and surprising, Gamalinda's prose breaks the heart in unexpected places. Honest, lovely, real, this book is a must, with its awe-inspring twists."
      —Kim Chinquee
ISBN 978-1-936873-13-5    $16.00
PRIORS
Marcel Jolley

"A raw and powerful collection. 'Peripherals' is worth the entrance alone. Marcel Jolley is a great new voice in Northwest literature."
      —Willy Vlautin
ISBN 978-1-936873-19-7    $16.00
THE BEAUTIFUL WISHES OF UGLY MEN
Adam Prince

"Women can learn more from these stories than from thousands of issues of Cosmopolitan."
      —Ellen Gilchrist
ISBN 978-0-9828766-6-4    $18.00
LOVING YOU THE WAY I DO
Ron Savage

"Savage is an author with a rare flair for presenting high drama situations in which the political and personal intersect, sparking a deep current of excitement that is likely to take the top of your head off if you don't hold it on."
      —Jim Feast
ISBN 978-0-9828766-6-4    $18.00