Man and Wife’s pub date approaches

Katie Chase’s electrifying collection, Man and Wife, is out May 10. Publishers Weekly calls it “a consistently provocative debut collection.” Marie Claire says it’s “funny, subversive, and antagonizing.” Peter Ho Davies remarks, “Katie Chase’s narrators sound like the girl-next-door … if you lived next door to a parallel universe.” We’ll be celebrating this one all […] Read more – ‘Man and Wife’s pub date approaches’.

March Madness

Oh hey, y’all. Hope spring’s treating you right. Down here in Austin we’re still recovering from the unwieldy beast of SXSW and reliving some of the best shows we saw a week or two ago. (Torres! Natalie Prass! Ray Wylie Hubbard!) We’re pulling hard for Kentucky to take it all. We’re also prepping for AWP […] Read more – ‘March Madness’.

Welcome to Covered with Fur

Happy 2015, y’all. We’re celebrating the best way we know how—by launching our digital magazine, Covered with Fur. We couldn’t be more thrilled to release the magazine into the world. We’re taking a minimalist approach to online publishing. We believe in lingering, in making space. This means: just two pieces at a time. And it […] Read more – ‘Welcome to Covered with Fur’.

“Specifically engineered to break your heart”

Well, it’s suddenly winter in Texas and we’re not sure what to do with ourselves. (So, clearly: drinking a lot of hot toddies, finally devouring A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, listening to the comet song.) Our Secret Life in the Movies has only been out for two weeks and already it’s taking the world by storm. […] Read more – ‘“Specifically engineered to break your heart”’.

Everyone’s got a secret life in the movies. . .

Hello, out there! Happiest fall to all y’all. We’ve been bad at updating this space, but that means there’s only good news: it’s all uphill from here! We’re making a new commitment to updating you on all the good news and events and happenings around A Strange Object in one spot. Let’s start off with […] Read more – ‘Everyone’s got a secret life in the movies. . .’.

Book trailer happiness

  The book trailer for HANA SASAKI is out! Full of stunning sand animation, Kelly Luce’s own dulcet tones, and peeks into three different scenes from three strange stories. Animation by Corrie Francis Parks, music by In Obscura.   Read more – ‘Book trailer happiness’.


Hey, y’all. Has your March been as busy as ours? We spent a cold couple of days in Boston at AWP, which was miraculous and draining. We loved meeting everyone who took the time to come by the table or drink with us at Back Bay Social Club, and we were thrilled to see some […] Read more – ‘AWP & SXSW’.