The Papercuts Anthology:
What Happened Here, Volume 1
Available through IPS
July 12, 2016
Boston's newest independent bookstore, Papercuts J.P., celebrates one year of bookselling and author events through a compilation of new and collected works by the authors who visited the store in its first year. With a mix of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, What Happened Here showcases writing by New York Times bestselling authors as well as local Boston icons.
Thank you for your support and we’re delighted to share with you the first volume of THE PAPERCUTS ANTHOLOGY: What Happened Here.
Katie Eelman (media + events coordinator)
Kate Layte (owner + manager)
"I would follow Abigail Thomas on any journey she ever takes." —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic
“Warren writes . . . with the research-forward focus of an academic and the sweat-and-scabs storytelling of someone who has lived in the field." —Indy Week
"Disabato may be a fresh face in the literary world, but her style and schemes triumph over those of many seasoned scribes." —PopMatters
"Chris Hedges is challenging to people who think change will happen without deep resistance to the current political and economic system, and also an inspiring storyteller" —Chuck Collins, author of Wealth and Our Commonwealth
"Irvin’s tone is lightning fast, hard hitting, and leaves the reader breathless and shocked with the sudden and realistic portrayal of violence.—LitReactor
"Edan Lepucki is the very best kind of writer: simultaneously generous and precise." —Emma Straub, author of The Vacationers
EMMETT G. PRICE III, author of The Black Church and Hip Hop Culture, is a leading expert on African American music and culture, as well as an acclaimed scholar, ordained minster, professional musician, and professor at Northeastern University.
GEORGE FIFIELD, the founder and director of the Boston Cyberarts Gallery in Jamaica Plain, the largest collaboration of artists working in the newest technologies in all media. Fifield is also a writer, a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, and an artist.
“If Jim Thompson wrote about Boston’s mean old days, then you’d have an inkling of the sheer quality of writing and gut-clenching darkness that J.M. Taylor provides.” —Todd Robinson, author of The Big Bounce
"Jennifer Tseng delivers an elegant exploration of passion and its consequences" —Sara Levine, author of Treasure Island!!!
“Bookseller and debut novelist Cook’s humorous take on various whodunit and noir tropes is...spot-on." —Library Journal
"Lynette D’Amico invents a type of Midwestern Gothic all her own, and a queer Expressionism for the 21st century. A master of parallel narratives." —Mary Cappello, author of Awkward: A Detour.
“Newcomer Nadine Darling drops an unforgettable stylistic beat" —Lyndsay Faye, author The Gods of Gotham
"Nicole Galland is exceptionally well versed in the fine nuances of storytelling." —St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
"Tremblay expertly ratchets up the suspense until the tension is almost at its breaking point.” —Kirkus Reviews
RANDY SUSAN MEYERS
"Meyers shifts perspective, artfully conveying the twisting dynamics and offering no easy answers." —The Improper Bostonian
“Robin McLean’s fiction is harrowing and wry and compassionate, and always both fiercely rooted in the world and fearlessly willing to take chances. I love her keen sense of our inherent strangeness, and her heartening sense of just how important it is that we never stop trying to close the gap between who are and who we aspire to be. —Jim Shepard, author of The Book of Aaron
RORY FLYNN (pseudonym of) STONA FITCH "Stona Fitch is a shining beacon of fucking brilliance." —Scott Pack, The Friday Project, UK
"Klein’s private eye and his prickly prose are original." —Boston Globe
+ even more!
From Publishing Perspectives: http://publishingperspectives.com/2015/09/indie-bookstores-use-inkshares-to-publish-own-anthologies/
From Shelf Awareness: http://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=2592#m29809