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Dear Nico: the Diary of Elizabeth Ellen (Nov, 2018-Feb, 2020)

Elizabeth Ellen

 "It captures all the doubts, giddiness, confessional streaks, blabbiness, self-alarms, rationalizations, feigned equipoise, and instantly breakable resolves of a person freshly infatuated and likely in love."   -anonymous writer friend


Garielle Lutz

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“Lutz’s work is a marvel of the possibilities of language.  Each of her sentences is an intricately crafted thing, deeply complex yet crystalline in its clarity . . . her command of each and every word remains supreme.”     

  --Mira Braneck, The Paris Review Daily


Garielle Lutz is the author of The Complete Gary Lutz, among other books.


Her Lesser Work

Elizabeth Ellen

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"[Her Lesser Work] is a collection of mordant and formally inventive stories circling themes of, let’s say, desire and escape within repressive structures."

      -Walker Caplan, Literary Hub

"Her Lesser Work is full of power and it takes risks and it's alive and real and it fixes a very sharp eye on the shit humans do to each other and themselves."

      -Lindsay Lerman, LitReactor 



Elle Nash

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“Transgressive and immediate: you feel these stories shoot through and wrap around you.” 

             - Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine



Exit, Carefully

Elizabeth Ellen

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"I loved reading Exit, Carefully. It’s unusual, and in my opinion exciting, to publish a play without previously receiving a major production."

                      -Walker Caplan, Lithub



Mik Grantham



"Mik Grantham is a real killer. One of my favorite artists working today. HARDCORE is not hard to read"

 - Bud Smith, author of Teenager (Vintage) 


Selected Tweets

Tao Lin & Mira Gonzalez

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"I think I’ve read the most Twitter while laying in bed or on my back, or just laying in places, like in parks or in airports."
Tao Lin

"I feel comfortable tweeting things that I would never feel comfortable saying in a real life conversation, or even in other places on the internet."
Mira Gonzalez



Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

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“Simply one of the best writers alive in the world today.”

 – Scott McClanahan, author of The Sarah BookCrapalachia, and HIll William




Elizabeth Ellen

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"If Elizabeth Ellen exists, I would tell her it was like she channeled the anthemic scorn of Alanis Morrisette’s “You Outta Know” through Anais Nin, in her own inimitable way. And if Elizabeth Ellen doesn’t exist, at least she can invent herself.

—John Biscello, Riot Material



Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

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“Legs Get Led Astray is a scorching hot glitter box full of youthful despair and dark delight.”

Cheryl Strayed, author of WILD 




Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

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“[Elizabeth Ellen] is the female Love Is a Dog from Hell.”

 – Chloe Caldwell, author of Women




Jason Phoebe Rusch

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Phoebe Rusch has an MFA from University of Michigan.



Chloe Caldwell

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"Women by Chloe Caldwell s a beautiful read/a perfect primer for an explosive lesbian affair/an essential truth." -- Lena Dunham

"I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting. It's as intense and interesting and clear-hearted as they come." -- Cheryl Strayed


sold out in physical books but still available as ebook!!


Fast Machine

Elizabeth Ellen

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"What Ellen is doing here is going deep inside herself and coming back with something small and glistening and vulnerable cradled in her hands. She's offering it to you. You should take it.” – The Stranger


sold out in physical books but still available as ebook!!


Over For Rockwell

Uzodinma Okehi

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They say it takes an average person about 10 years to master a given thing. This was my thinking in 1995 when I dropped out of college in Iowa City to draw comics.



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"Someone who should not die is Chelsea Martin."
         – Blake Butler


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"Yes I was disorientated. Yes I was eager, and tense as I began. But this book gave and gave, set things whirring, even set me to crying a little. An experiment is something that must be witnessed more than once to be recorded as successful. In other words, read this book."  – PANK



Karl Taro Greenfeld

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“The authority and sense of place [Greenfeld] creates must certainly be informed by his globetrotting and wanderlust, but whether he’s actually been to these places or not isn’t important. The feeling of immersion, the details, the local flavor—those aspects of his stories add a layered depth to the settings and lifestyle of the natives and tourists alike.” – The Nervous Breakdown


The Avian Gospels

Adam Novy

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"This debut has the potential to become a cult classic... a fascinating examination of what makes a martyr, a myth, or a legend." – Publishers Weekly


Big World

Mary Miller

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"Big World gives a full anatomy lesson of the kind of heart that's kick-started by booze, cigarettes, and jukebox songs of regret. Miller writes with savage charm." – The Believer 


The Sicily Papers

Michelle Orange

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"The Sicily Papers embodies the aimless joy (of travel) in a way that most travel books don't. It has the texture of the journey. It has the feel of the unstructured days. And in the end it is almost like being there for real." – Frank Bures