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Poor Man's Guide to an Affordable, Painless Suicide Stories

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ISBN-10: 0692251197

ISBN-13: 9780692251195

Edition: N/A

Authors: Schuler Benson, Ryan Murray, Patrick Traylor, Alternating Current, Leah Angstman

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Twelve stories, fraught with an unapologetic voice of firsthand experience, that pry the lock off of the addiction, fanaticism, violence, and fear of characters whose lives are mired in the darkness of isolation and the horror and the hilarity of the mundane. This is the Deep South: the dark territory of brine, pine, gravel, and red clay, where pavement still fears to tread.Contains interior illustrations by Ryan Murray and Patrick Traylor.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"Schuler Benson writes like the spawn of Chuck Palahniuk and Barry Hannah. While approaching his subjects with empathy, humor, and a keen eye for detail, he creates a world of snake-charming preachers, meth heads, and spurned lovers.…    
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Book details

Publisher: Alternating Current
Publication date: 7/26/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 146
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.37" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Schuler Benson's fiction and poetry have appeared in Kudzu Review, Hobart, The Idle Class, and elsewhere, and he has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of Arkansas and is currently enrolled in the MA program at Coastal Carolina University. The Poor Man's Guide to an Affordable, Painless Suicide (Alternating Current, 2014) is his first book. You can find him on Twitter at @schulerbenson.