Category Archives: The Painting and the City

Painting and the City—French Cover

Here’s the cover for the French edition, which uses one of my favorite Jason Van Hollander’s Schuyler journal illustrations on the front.

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Ford Introduction

Here’s the introduction that Jeff Ford wrote for The Painting and the City. Also, Jeff is blogging again. Go ye to the Crackpot Palace. Jeffrey Ford: The Fiction of Robert Freeman Wexler Like something out of a Robert Freeman Wexler … Continue reading

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British Fantasy Awards 2010 Longlist

And it is a very long list (95 books in the novel category), but I’m happy to see The Painting and the City there. [update] And, it’s also on the long list for the Arthur C. Clark awards, amongst 40 … Continue reading

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Locus List

Very happy to see The Painting and the City on Locus magazine’s 2009 Recommended Reading List. Nothing of mine has made the list since In Springdale Town in 2003. I would have liked to see some other books on there, Marly Youman’s … Continue reading

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Zanzibar

Announcing that French publisher Zanzibar Editions has picked up two books, The Painting and the City and Psychological Methods To Sell Should Be Destroyed. Writer and editor Anne-Sylvie  Homassel (stories in English in Strange Tales and Strange Tales II from … Continue reading

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Chicago Center for Literature and Photography List

I’m pleased to find out that The Painting and the City is on the list Best Experimental Novels for 2009 at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography web site. And also pleased that The Babylonian Trilogy is on the … Continue reading

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Emporium Reading

I have a couple of readings coming up, this Saturday and in March, both in Yellow Springs. The first is at Emporium Wines/Underdog Cafe, 4pm Sat. Jan. 9. I’ll be accompanied by Brady Burkett of Starfolk on electric guitar. We … Continue reading

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PS Three-For-Two Sale

PS is running a sale, buy any two books and get a third free. Even if you already own The Painting and the City, there are multitudes of excellent choices. How about: The Babylonian Trilogy, Everland and other Stories, and Val/Orson? … Continue reading

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