Josh Green’s debut story collectionDirtyville Rhapsodies (244 pp and $15.95) is released on May 14, 2013 by Parkgate Press / Dionysus Books.
Set mostly in Atlanta (capital of the “Dirty South”), Dirtyville Rhapsodies features everyday folks who overcome vice and personal tragedy, scoundrels so foul they attract news headlines, and the wayward souls who find salvation in society’s crevasses. Some of them will weave meaning from pratfalls, devastating loss, and downright stupidity. And some won’t.
A review by Charles McNair of Paste Magazine says:
“This collection feels like a modern American neighborhood. Here stands a story with a secret. There stands a story with a missing child. Up the block lives the narcissist weight-lifter and, a few houses over, a couple off on a honeymoon that changes everything. Josh Green reports from the literary homeland with a lion’s heart and a steady hand.”
Robert Rebein, author of Dragging Wyatt Earp, says:
“Dirtyville Rhapsodies is a stunning, rollercoaster ride of a book. Sit back and get ready to have the top of your head ripped clean off.”
Josh Green’s work has appeared in The Los Angeles Review, The Baltimore Review, Atlanta magazine,Creative Loafing (Atlanta), Indianapolis Monthly, Ascent, New South, Lake Effect, and many other venues. By day, he’s a freelance magazine writer and award-winning crime reporter with a metro Atlanta newspaper. He lives in the city, with his wife and daughter, and is at work on his first novel.
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