This book is a collaboration with the artist Chuck Webster, printed in limited edition by Planthouse Gallery in NYC. It is based on a series of monster drawing which Webster did as a child. Arthur Bradford wrote the text. It comes out Jan. 29th. Samples below (click to enlarge):
"We were paddling our canoes down a remote, slow-moving river, a full day’s travel in either direction from the nearest road, when Otto decided to do something spectacular and stupid. Around a bend we encountered a sandy cliff rising up out of the water. Otto announced he would climb the cliff and then run down its steep face. We could all take pictures as he descended in long Olympian strides. At the end of his run, as he neared the base, Otto explained, he would launch himself into the river, a downhill running dive. It was late in the afternoon and we had all been drinking beer and whiskey..."
Read the full story here.
A new story called "It's Okay to Eat Fish" appeared in the summer issue of Dazed and Confused magazine. The assignment was to write a peice of fiction inspired by a song lyric. I chose the line "It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings" from "Something in the Way" by Nirvana.
From the story:
"We were fishing off the banks of the canal, a murky place full of filth and debris, when my friend Bill hooked something strange..."
read the rest of it here.