The Cheap Stories series--short eBooks, cheap as hell.
5 avant-garde pieces that test the boundaries of fiction: a table of contents for an author's new vision for The New Yorker; footnotes to a work that has never existed; and experiments in form--repetition, parentheses and iambic pentameter.
Fiction? Silliness? Is there a difference?
Stories for a song! (Literally!)
Richard K. Weems (www.weemsnet.net) is also the author of Anything He Wants, winner of the Spire Fiction Award and finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Prize. He lives and teaches in New Jersey.
"Richard Weems' surging dialogue and rhapsodic narrative guide us through the humorous, albeit damning, interactions of people who are just like us. Confused, inspired, and sad, his characters are working to change their lives but are frustrated by both the every-day and the highly unusual. Detailed introspections are delivered through original prose, unlike anything I've ever read. Don't read him if you want the norm. His voice is part of an underground, cutting edge group of writers who are making wild changes to the way literature is created and enjoyed."
-Camille Renshaw, former Editor of Pif Magazine
"A pleasure to read, a pleasure to inhabit...Extraordinary work by a writer about whom too little is known."
"Richard Weems is a big, generous, weird guy whose stories too are generous and weird. Weems is going to get weirder with time, and more generous and more large, and he will be fun to read."
Richard K. Weems (www.weemsnet.net) is a former bouncer, novelty item salesman, furniture mover and general gopher. He is the author of Anything He Wants (2006, Spire Press), finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. His stories have appeared in North American Review, Other Voices, The Gettysburg Review, Mississippi Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, and many other publications. He currently lives and teaches in New Jersey.