“Border Crossing,” is forthcoming in The Trauma Letters.
Novels: Jet Set Desolate, Scaffolding, Neon Hysteric, Hollywood Hedgewitch and Grieving Through American Horror Story. Essays: Dining with a Cursed Bloodline. Books of Poetry: Lorazepam & the Valley of Skin: Extrapolations on Los Angeles and Bleed Almond: Poetry Before Trump. Chapbooks: G(u)ilt and Lexapro Diary. Anthologies: Impact, Golden State 2017, Haunting Muses, Writing the Walls Down, and elsewhere.
This is Howl revisited, the best minds of the generation (God help us if they really are the best…) sealing their own fate across a detonated, bombed out landscape of needles, semen, blood, shit, skin, and smashed up chemical relationships, the dumb spoil of the rejected working out their ethical response to a Word-God that first rejected them, deep down, in the belly hole of shadows and disgust.Richard Marshall, “Gonzo at the Heart of the American Empire,” 3:AM Magazine, June 29, 2009 re: Jet Set Desolate.