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The Gospel of Rot (2022)  

A Novel 

The Gospel of Rot is a creative intervention into the Appalachian imaginary, steeped in the southern gothic. It explores lesser-known, idiosyncratic, and historically taboo subjects: Biblical apocrypha, heterodoxy, mysticism, queerness, Cherokee lore, and the weird and the fantastic. It strives to upend and complicate any static conception of the Appalachian experience. 


Hermits Die on Thursday:
Stories of Appalachia and the Dark Ages

(Forthcoming, Mercer University Press 2025)

Gnomes: A Strange History

(Under contract with Reaktion Books)










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'Old Man Winter'
by James Hutton 

Cover Art
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