Bartleby Snopes – Post-Experimentalism

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Post-Experimentalism is Here!

The world’s first issue of Post-Experimental fiction is finally here!

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Thanks again to everyone who participated. This project was a lot of fun. Please send us your thoughts after you’ve had a chance to read the issue.

Post-Experimentalism

The first-ever collection of Post-Experimental fiction presented by Bartleby Snopes and featuring stories and artwork from Jacob M Appel, Andrew Battershill, Justin Bostian, CS DeWildt, Barbara Westwood Diehl, Jacqueline Doyle, Joachim Frank, Jamie Leigh Haden, Christopher James, Hall Jameson, Len Kuntz, Andrea Mason, Leland Neville, Uzodinma Okehi, Stephen V Ramey, Lauren Stone, Edward Trefts, and Sandra Yagi.

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Print Copy Awaiting Final Approval

The issue is edited and off to the printers. Expect a link to the magazine later this week. We’re right on schedule for an October 28th release. Thanks to everyone who’s helped to make this possible.

One Week Until Release

The world’s first-ever issue of Post-Experimental fiction will be released one week from today. We’ve sent out a few review copies and eagerly await our first reviews.

We’ll be posting more details about reviews and how to get your own copy as soon as we have it available.

Cover Art

Trepanation by Sandra Yagi

Author Showcase: Hall Jameson

Today we bring you Hall Jameson, a writer from Montana and author of “The Tricky Composition”.

Here’s an excerpt from her brilliant Post-Experimental story:

Walter knew he needed to descend. He had to climb over the notes one by one, balanced on the plucky wire of the staff. The sounds plunking away in the distance had grown louder, and the notes below him started to jump and tremble. A flash of red parted the music like a curtain, and for a moment, Walter saw a man, a creature, looking up at him from far below. The figure crouched and slunk away into the distant measures.

            “Walter?” His wife’s voice drifted up, a silk scarf caught by the breeze, followed by a screech from the bell of a French horn, trailed by a low burst from a trombone, the cranky horns warning him to stay away.

 

Hall Jameson
Author of “The Tricky Composition”

BIO: Hall Jameson is a writer and fine art photographer who lives in Helena, Montana. Her writing and artwork has recently appeared, or is forthcoming in, The Monarch Review, 42 Magazine, Redivider, and Eric’s Hysterics. When she’s not writing or taking photographs, Hall enjoys hiking, playing the piano, and cat wrangling.

Post-Experimental Update

The world’s first Post-Experimental issue is almost ready to go. We have the draft fully designed and in its final editing stages right now. We’re sending out review copies soon. If you would like to receive a review copy or have any ideas in mind for reviewers, please contact us.

The Bartleby Snopes Team

Author Showcase: Leland Neville

Today we bring you Leland Neville, author of the outstanding Post-Experimental fiction “American Outlaws”. Here’s an excerpt that will surely get you excited for the official release of the issue on October 28th:

Excerpt from “American Outlaws”

Emma believes the dearth of personal trivia in her own life is of course a blessing. Although her pre-Alex sexual encounters are vague and the men formless, Emma is certain they were pleasurable. Thanks to memory amelioration and/or attention deconcentration, her sexual fantasies are healthy and she does not exhibit any reluctance or fear with Alex. There is no reason to resist her destiny just because the government might be poking around inside her brain. If she can channel Marilyn, well, isn’t that a gift worth exploiting? Her role in this latest production is not confined to that of an extra, a supernumerary, in an inanely forgettable scene. This is Emma’s breakout role, her Niagara . Emma is in the throes of continuity. Emma has detected a transformation in recent autobiographical memories and is intrigued by the accumulation of detail since meeting Alex almost two or three months ago.

Leland Neville

BIO: Leland Neville lives in upstate New York where he is a fulltime write. He previously worked for a news magazine in Washington, D.C. and taught in both a high school and a prison. Some of his short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, The Antietam Review, The Barcelona Review, Pulp Modern #2, White Cat Magazine, and 5 Stop Story.  Non-fiction has appeared in U.S. News & World Report and The New York Review of Science Fiction.   He is currently completing a novel.