To celebrate the upcoming release of The Man Talking Project on Another Sky Press, Mike Heppner is posting a new short story on his site, mikeheppner.com, every Tuesday in the weeks leading up to August. (These stories are exclusive to his website and are not a part of The Man Talking Project.)
Mike Heppner’s collection of short fiction, The Man Talking Project, will be released on August 1st, 2012. For the first time, all four parts of The Man Talking Project will be available together in a newly edited, definitive edition. You can pre-order copies of the book here.
Here’s the schedule for short stories:
6/12 – “Top of Page”
6/19 – “Boston Market”
6/26 – “Corn”
7/3 – “Instead of Teaching”
7/10 – “Sleeping Together”
7/17 – “Eighties Nostalgia”
7/24 – “The Essay About Rock Concert Movies That I Was Asked to Write for The Believer, and Then They Stopped Returning My Emails”
7/31 – “Electric Fire”
Check back at mikeheppner.com every week in June and July to read each story for free.
The Man Talking Project has been written about in The New Yorker online, The Christian Science Monitor, Poets & Writers, The Boston Globe, Conversational Reading, AdFreak, Maud Newton, Media Bistro, The Millions and HTMLGiant. Clare Dudman (98 Reasons for Being) calls the project “…a brilliant piece of writing… innovative, interesting, and absorbing…” and Neil Peart (Road Show) raves “…an artful examination of modern life, and modern love, with perfect dialogue, wry humor, (and) psychological insight.”
Mike Heppner is the author of the novels The Egg Code and Pike’s Folly, both available as Vintage Contemporaries. His writing has appeared in Poets & Writers, Esquire Online, Nerve, Golden Handcuffs Review, Wild Rag, and The New Guard.Another Sky Press