Available September 1st in a delicious trade paperback edition.
We’ve recently added several new poster editions to our Black Scat Broadside series. Each poster is printed in full color on luscious 80# UV-coated, acid-free stock. 12″ x 18.” Only $10. Collect ’em all!
Fans of Scat can declare their allegiance with this lovely commemorative edition.
Artist Terri Lloyd offers daily inspiration from her new “When I Grow Up,,,” series
“Gaslamp” is an amusing tale set in San Diego by Norman Conquest (with an illustration by Carla M. Wilson) makes a nice addition the the sun room.
You’ll also find broadsides by Frank Pulaski and Alphonse Allais on our Posters page.
Agatha Christie, Alfred Hitchcock, Andy Warhol, Anonymous, art, Balthus, Béla Lugosi, book, Carla M. Wilson, experimental literature, famous artists, Georgia O'Keeffe, imaginary conversations, Leonora Carrington, Louise Bourgeois, Madge Gill, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Paul Gauguin, Salvador Dalí, Vincent Van Gogh, Yoko Ono
Over three years in the making, Black Scat Books is proud to present IMPOSSIBLE CONVERSATIONS—featuring imagined interviews with Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Georgia O’Keeffe, Louise Bourgeois, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí, Leonora Carrington, Madge Gill, Balthus, Béla Lugosi, Agatha Christie and—yes—even Anonymous.
Carla M. Wilson cleverly penetrates the facade of celebrity and brings us closer to the human being behind the brand. This quirky, witty, innovative collection mixes fact and fiction. It will amuse, educate, demystify, and delight.
“In Impossible Conversations Carla Wilson performs with great aplomb the impossibly perilous feat of the imagined interview. She has selected some of the most difficult interview subjects possible (artists!), and imagines how meetings between an interviewer who has done her research and really wants to engage these oddballs in conversation might play out. The results are delightful, perhaps even more for the agonies the interviewer has to endure than for the eccentricities of the artists themselves. Pity the poor interviewer, especially since the voices in this book are so well heard that one can actually imagine these troublesome characters to be in the room, making life for the interviewer uncomfortably difficult. What a sublime achievement!” —Eckhard Gerdes
“By way of Wilson’s splendid imagination, curious encounters guaranteed.” —Edith Doove
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And let the conversation begin!
The GOP is up to its old tricks again and Black Scat is striking back with this full color poster by artist Norman Conquest.
Black Scat Broadside – Number Three
printed on prime 80# UV-coated, acid-free stock. 12″ x 18.”
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Visit our new Posters page for more Wall Scat
Agatha Christie, Alfred Hitchcock, Andy Warhol, Balthus, Béla Lugosi, Carla M. Wilson, experimental fiction, Georgia O'Keeffe, imaginary interviews, interviews, Leonora Carrington, Louise Bourgeois, Madge Gill, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, metafiction, Paul Gauguin, Salvador Dalí, Vincent Van Gogh, Yoko Ono
Carla M. Wilson‘s quirky experimental work mixes fact & fiction. IMPOSSIBLE CONVERSATIONS will amuse, educate, demystify, and delight.
Featuring imaginary interviews with 15 artists: Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Georgia O’Keeffe, Louise Bourgeois, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí, Leonora Carrington, Madge Gill, Balthus, Béla Lugosi, Agatha Christie and—yes—even Anonymous.
Wilson cleverly penetrates the facade of celebrity and brings us closer to the human being behind the brand. Her fascinating dialogues are linked in a metafictional narrative that transcends time. A nearly impossible feat!
On sale worldwide Thursday, August 6th in a trade paperback edition from Black Scat Books.
We’re pleased to announce the release of the second in our series of Black Scat Broadsides. JANE RUSSELL AND ME by Frank Pulaski, an erotic surrealist memoir.
Black Scat Broadside – Number Two
Poster printed on prime 80# UV-coated, acid-free stock. 12″ x 18.”
Add some literary va-va-voom to your bedroom.
Are you superstitious? If so, this may be your lucky day. We’re accepting manuscripts for BLACK SCAT REVIEW‘s thirteenth issue, theme: “Superstition.” Deadline: Sept. 30th, 2015.
Issue #13 may, in fact, precede #12 (“Roussel’s Revenge”). That’s just the way we roll around here. Meanwhile, we’re still looking for texts in the spirit of Raymond Roussel.
Manuscripts should be sent to: black scat (at) outlook (dot) com
We strongly advise that you read an issue before submitting.
On the 4th of July, Black Scat Books celebrated three years of publishing. In that short span of time we’ve released nearly 100 titles, which may make us seem bigger than we are. We’re still a small, independent press that barely scrapes by each month. Word of mouth is very important to us as that’s how most of our readers discover us, i.e., a friend whispers in their ear. We invite you to pass the good word along. And if you aren’t following this blog, please enter your email address on this page and subscribe— that way you’ll always know what’s waiting in the wings.
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