Monday, May 13, 2013

people w/ ypp

People w/ their copies of YPP from top to bottom: Cassandra Nguyen, Alexander Allison, Paul Dedalus, Spencer Madsen, Mira Gonzalez, Elizabeth Ellen, Daniel Handler/Lemony Snicket, Hannah Fantana, Roy Marin and Billy Valentine, Matt Nelson (Mellow Pages Library), Dan Magers, Kirsten Felicetti, Anonymous, Emma Silvers, Grant Maierhofer, Katherine Sullivan, Dave Shaw, Hannah Lee, Natalie Chin, Jeremy Bauer, Michael Seidlinger, Lauren Walsh, Heiko Julien, Jayinee Basu, Lexi Roberts, Matthew Sherling, Matthew Simmons, Anonymous, Max Pray (Powell's Books), Chris (Mellow Pages Library), Alex Lenkeit, Kellen Braddock (of APRIL), Jordan DeBor (at Mellow Pages Library), Michael Tesauro, Johnny Bryan (at Mellow Pages Library), and Cosplay Woman.





thank you so much

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Sunday, December 23, 2012

3:am magazine published a piece by me // people w/ ypp

3:am magazine published my short story titled 'sky up.' it is an except from a novel I am currently working on, tentatively titled WORST KEPT SECRETS.

red lightbulbs published my comic (w/ Jessamyn Bateman-Iino) titled 'new monkey.' much thanks and gratitude to Russ Woods.

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Other things:

1 // Luna Miguel profiles me and 9 other writers for Spanish Magazine Playground Articulos here.
2 // Michael Davidson reviewed my book of short stories, YOU PRIVATE PERSON, at The Open End here.
3 // Sam Moss reviewed YPP here.
4 // YPP was one of Dennis Cooper's favorite books of fiction of 2012 here.
5 // YPP was one of Chris Dankland's favorite books of fiction of 2012 here.
6 // Christopher Higgs recommends YPP on HTML GIANT here.

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People w/ their copies of YPP from top to bottom: Cassandra Nguyen, Alexander Allison, Paul Dedalus, Spencer Madsen, Mira Gonzalez, Elizabeth Ellen, Daniel Handler/Lemony Snicket, Hannah Fantana


YPP is available directly from Scrambler Books here.
Amazon page is here.
SPD page is here.
Goodreads page is here.

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Friday, November 2, 2012

you private person // published by scrambler books


YOU PRIVATE PERSON, my first collection of short stories, published by Scrambler Books, is now available. 

Stephen Tully Dierks interviewed re my writing, my life in Seattle, my life in San Diego, and movies I liked growing up on HTML GIANT here

Much thanks and eternal gratitude to my publisher, Jeremy Spencer. He is a master.

Much love and thanks to Dennis Cooper, Kate Zambreno, and Blake Butler for their wonderful blurbs, and to Mark Leidner for the perfect cover. I owe you people everything.

The book is for Frances Dinger.


YPP is available directly from Scrambler Books here
Amazon page is here.
Goodreads page is here.

Soon to be available from Small Press Distribution here.

Tonight Frances and I are going to play video games all night and finish all the wine.

Thank you, everyone.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

you private person // directed by meggie green

the full length trailer for YOU PRIVATE PERSON, my first collection of short stories forthcoming from Scrambler Books (2012), is now live. Directed by Meggie Green, it also features Michael Inscoe. Much love and eternal gratitude to Meggie. She is magic.

universal error published my short story 'deserters,' a part of a serial story called 'soap opera.' Much thanks and gratitude to Chelsea Martin.

the best alt lit short stories republished by short story 'how to survive a car accident.' Much thanks and gratitude to Guillaume Morissette and Frank Hinton.

cityarts magazine published my short story 'back pockets full of dynamite' in their print September issue. The title is from the song 'Black Rainbow' by St. Vincent.


Alexander Allison and Artifice Magazine interviewed me re YPP and other things here.
Matthew Simmons and Hobart interviewed me re YPP and writing here.
Lillian Ruth Nickerson and CityArts Magazine interviewed me re YPP and real life here.

YOU PRIVATE PERSON is now available for preorder here. Goodreads page here.
Small Press Distribution page here.

I'm sorry for the delay in the release date but the book should be out soon, either 15 OCT
or close. Those who have preodered will be entered in a raffle for a giveaway Frances and
I are working on together. Thank you for your support and contact me if you have any
questions. rchiem9@gmail.com

I think I am going to start writing more here. I don't reveal much online but I think I am going
to start to journal more here. The other day I realized it was October.

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