Portland Noir (Paperback)
In a city full of police controversies, hippie artist punk houses, and overzealous liberals, Portland, Oregon, is a place where even its fiction blurs with its bizarre realities.
Brand-new stories by: Gigi Little, Justin Hocking, Christopher Bolton, Jess Walter, Monica Drake, Jamie S. Rich (illustrated by Joelle Jones), Dan DeWeese, Zoe Trope, Luciana Lopez, Karen Karbo, Bill Cameron, Ariel Gore, Floyd Skloot, Megan Kruse, Kimberly Warner-Cohen, and Jonathan Selwood.
Editor Kevin Sampsell is a bookstore employee and writer. He is the author of a short story collection, "Creamy Bullets" (Chiasmus Press), and the upcoming memoir "The Suitcase" (HarperPerennial, summer 2009). He is also the editor of "The Insomniac Reader" (Manic D Press) and the publisher of the micropress Future Tense Books.
About the Author
Kevin Sampsell has been the publisher of Future Tense Books since 1990. His fiction has been published widely in literary journals (Quick Fiction, LIT, Hobart, Opium) and on popular websites (like McSweeney's, Nerve, Failbetter, Pindeldyboz, and Night Train). Additionally, his essays and reviews have appeared in several newspapers and magazines. His books include A Common Pornography, Beautiful Blemish, and The Insomniac Reader (as editor). He lives in Portland, Oregon.