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alternative man

Hannah XX

Poems and short stories

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After more than ten years of searching, I have finally tracked down the remaining brand new old copies of alternative man. They were found in a sealed box in the corner of a decommissioned ICBM silo in New Mexico, but that's all I can say about it. Let the rejoicing begin. Or something. Mother Road Publications, ISBN 0-9636829-5-4

alternative man is in the permanent collections of:

  • The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University
  • University of New Mexico
  • Ohio State University Libraries
  • The State University of New York at Buffalo
  • The British Library, St. Pancras

Yes, the name on the book is Michael. That's my old name. Now I'm Hannah. Don't be confused, it's just the modern world coming to bring you sunshine and new ideas and concepts. You'll be fine.

Paperback: $8.95 - 71 pages, 8.5 x 5.5"
E-book: $4.47

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Musician turned writer has a keen eye for humor, pathos, & the bizarre in these short pieces. - Bookpeople

[alternative man] contains some of the best stuff by a new writer in or out of the small presses. - Andersen Prunty, Absent magazine

Imaginary reality and the hard, cold merge in tales dominated by characters whirled in confusion and odd determination. An old-school punk, tempered (slightly) and swollen with skill. - Christopher M., First Class magazine

let me tip the hat to the poet! the book - 'Alternative man' was a great read - I'm going to share [her] stuff with my crowd. - Ulvis Alberts

The fiction has to be the strangest...the five star fucked-up award goes to "anything for a quid", about a guy who visits a prostitute in England who turns her clients on with a monkey puppet made of socks. - Michael Halchin, Bleeding Velvet Octopus magazine

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