The Hysterical Realism Reading List


Necronom (Chicago Literati)

Have a Nice Day (Anobium)

Monkeys in Space (Anobium)

The Oregon Trail (Deadline: Issue 14 and Annualis ii)



Don’t be a Jerk: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Anobium)

Through a Semipermeable Membrane (Sleeping in a Torn Quilt/ Dreaming of Gold)

The Ghosts of New England’s Past (Back to Print’s The Chicago Atlas anthology)


Book Reviews and Literary Essays

Book Review: The Lost Daughter Collective by Lindsey Drager (Colorado Review)

Dreamlives of Debris by Lance Olsen (Fiction Advocate)

Marie NDiaye’s My Heart Hemmed In (The Brooklyn Rail)

Heritage of Smoke by Josip Novakovich (American Book Review)

Michael Helm’s After James (Heavy Feather Review)

Book Review: High in the Streets (Colorado Review)

The Invisible Rub of Angela Woodward’s Natural Wonders (Electric Literature)


Angela Woodward – (Quarterly Conversation)

Zak Smith – (Curbside Splendor)

Sam Rosenthal – (the Handshake)

R. Stevie Moore – (the Handshake)

Feel free to contact me about reviewing books. I am particularly interested in innovative fiction, literary essays, and Basque/Spanish fiction.

Email: j.c.singer1 (at) gmail (dot) com