Collision: Stories

Collision: Stories

by J.S. Breukelaar

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946154170
Publisher: Meerkat Press, LLC
Publication date: 02/19/2019
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 243,018
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

J.S. Breukelaar is the author of the Aurealis-nominated novel Aletheia, and American Monster, a Wonderland Award finalist. She has published stories, poems and essays in publications such as Gamut, Black Static, Unnerving, Lightspeed, Lamplight and elsewhere. She is a columnist and regular instructor at LitReactor.com. California-born and New York raised, she currently lives in Sydney, Australia with her family. You can find her at www.thelivingsuitcase.com.

What People are Saying About This

author of Smoke City and The Mercy of the Tide Keith Rosson

"Strange and unflinchingly surreal, Breukelaar's stories read like dispatches from a fever dream."

Angela Slatter

"J.S. is leaving her footprints on a path blazed by luminaries such as M.R. James, Robert Aickman, Tanith Lee, Kelly Link, Charlotte Perkins Gillman, Jeff VanderMeer, Gustave Flaubert, Edgar Allan Poe, Daphne DuMaurier, Leonora Carrington and Charlotte Brontë, to name but a few."

award-winning author of The Fisherman and House of John Langan

"J.S. Breukelaar moves effortlessly among the varieties of the fantastic, shifting from horror, to science fiction, to fairy tale, sometimes within the same story. Combining gritty, lived-in settings with characters grooved and gouged by their experiences, these stories refract the complexities of contemporary existence, bringing our hopes and horrors to vivid life. Breukelaar’s work collides with the reader, opening us to terror, wonder, and insight."

Seb Doubinsky

"J.S. Breukelaar’s new collection, Collision, has definitely the perfect title. Her stories will punch your breath out, slam you sideways and hit you by surprise, leaving you exquisitely bruised and wanting for more. One of the major voices of our times, J.S. Breukelaar is a writer who fears nothing and takes you along her amazing narrative rides that defy genre and conventions, a reckless driver that only notice the signs on the side of the road in order to run them down."

award-winning author of The Cipher and Buddha Boy Kathe Koja

"Stories that start in one place, and end - or don't - somewhere else entirely, with dread, surprise, and wry beauty along the way . . . Collide with J.S. Breukelaar's collection, and who can say where you'll end up?"

Stephen Graham Jones

"Collision shows J.S. Breukelaar’s range, from horror to fantasy to literary to science fiction and every emotional register between, but, after reading this collection, I’m not at all sure there’s any kind of limit to what she can get done on the page."

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