Against the Hidden River

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Fiction. The stories in AGAINST THE HIDDEN RIVER, Michael W. Cox's debut short fiction collection, are "populated by the likes of male prostitutes, burnt-out teachers, Indian-American college students and bi-racial male virgins [who] teem with hidden desires, lusts, pains hatreds and defiant resignations."—Kevin C. Stewart

"These are bold stories of a tonic moral clarity, told with a vernacular verve and a confident disregard for passing literary fashions."—Gary Lutz

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Overview


Fiction. The stories in AGAINST THE HIDDEN RIVER, Michael W. Cox's debut short fiction collection, are "populated by the likes of male prostitutes, burnt-out teachers, Indian-American college students and bi-racial male virgins [who] teem with hidden desires, lusts, pains hatreds and defiant resignations."—Kevin C. Stewart

"These are bold stories of a tonic moral clarity, told with a vernacular verve and a confident disregard for passing literary fashions."—Gary Lutz

"These are great stories."—Cathy Day

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781595390356
  • Publisher: Mammoth Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/19/2013
  • Pages: 156
  • Sales rank: 1,488,283
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Michael W. Cox is the author of AGAINST THE HIDDEN RIVER (MAMMOTH books, 2013). He short fiction has been published in literary journals such as Cimarron Review, Columbia, Other Voices, Salt Hill, and ACM. He is the winner of a Northern Lights Fiction Prize from Passages North, and a finalist for the Flannery O' Connor Award, the Spokane Prize, and the Ohio State University Press Prize. His nonfiction has appeared in River Teeth, New Letters, Kestrel, The New York Times Magazine, and Best American Essays. He teaches creative and professional writing at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
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