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Novellas Seven, Eight, and Nine

We are happy to introduce Marcos Chin as the cover artist for our third collection of Contemporary American Novellas. This specialty set, entitled the Marcos Chin Collection, is scheduled for an August 2013 release and includes Mara by Veronica Bane, Begin by Kevin Staniec, and Palms Up by Arianna Basco. Marcos Chin (marcoschin.com) graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), in Toronto, Canada. Since then, his work has appeared as surface and wall designs, on book and CD covers, advertisements, fashion catalogues, and magazines such as Time, Rolling Stone and The New Yorker. He has received a countless number of awards in the field of illustration, including gold medals from The Society of Illustrators New York, and Los Angeles, as well as a gold medal from the Society of Publication Designers (SPD). Marcos has given lectures throughout the US and abroad, and currently lives in New York, where he teaches Illustration at the School of Visual Arts.READ MORE

Saturday Night/Sunday Morning

Black Hill Press participated in Saturday Night/Sunday Morning: two days of art, literature, and music. The free weekend presented by Paper Farms included exhibitions, readings, and performances.READ MORE

Social Media Rockstar

Sci-Fidelity written by Alex Sargeant is our sixth Contemporary American Novella and the final edition in the Matthew Woodson Collection. Ryan Singer sits on the edge of that terrible time in everyone’s life when they realize they’ve either already started their career or need to. Ryan tries his best to navigate this world where awkwardness, New Media, science fiction, love, drugs and intrigue all slam together with hilarious and tragic consequences.READ MORE

One-two Punch

The Big Drop: Impermanence written by Ryan Gattis is the fifth novella to be published by Black Hill Press and the second in the Johnny Ban series. The Big Drop: Impermanence is a part of the Matthew Woodson Collection. After finally locating Emi Sato, Johnny Ban loses her just as quickly as he found her. Their too-brief reunion sends him careening after her once more—this time setting him up for a chain of surprises that will forever change how he sees himself and those he trusts most—as his doomed rescue mission spirals to its horrific conclusion.READ MORE

The Dream and the Reality

Oneironautics written by Richard Gaffin is the fourth novella to be published by Black Hill Press. Oneironautics is a part of the Matthew Woodson Collection. Oneironautics. n. The ability to travel within a dream, usually on a conscious basis. Written in the spirit of Kafka’s Metamorphosis and Percy’s The Moviegoer, Oneironautics is a novella in three acts that explores what might happen if the realm of the surreal were to crash into our world of straight lines, easy answers and cold certainty.READ MORE