Winner of the Wonderland Award for Best Collection 2019, comes a rerelease of To Wallow in Ash and Other Sorrows by Sam Richard from Weirdpunk Books. It is a bleak and unflinching look at widowhood through the lens of horror fiction. Peep at this shiny new cover:
Written in the early days of widowhood and in the spirit of J.G. Ballard, Kathe Koja, and Georges Bataille, these stories are a cross-section of literary splatterpunk, transgressive fiction, and weird horror, which explore loss, grief, and the alluring comforts found within the heart of oblivion. From a place of raw emotion, Sam has described himself in author bios as “widowed in 2017, he slowly rots in Minneapolis with his dog, Nero.”
This Revised & Expanded version includes the never-before-seen novelette There is Power in the Blood.
With To Wallow in Ash and Other Sorrows, Sam Richard has crafted a book of stories that will rip your heart right out of your chest… and it’s absoltuely worth every moment.– Gwendolyn Kiste, author of The Rust Maidens
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