’Tis the season … for ’Squatch!

SupSquatch_stickerFrom now until the birfday o’ the bouncing baby Jesus, your favorite underground publisher —Plastic Love Monkey Press—is offering 30% off on orders of Román Leão’s inside a broken clock.

That’s cheaper than a half-rack of Lone Star, and better for you! Enjoy.

Order here: Support independent publishing: Buy this book on Lulu.

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San Rafael ’Squatch Sighting

I’ve been invited to read from the good ol’ metaphysical Sasquatch time-skipping bardo freakout as part of San Rafael’s LitQuake this Saturday. Come on down, I’ll be wearing my Román Leão mask; I’ll be masquerading (I think Bob Dylan said that). This from the Blue Moon Comics website:

The first LITQUAKE SAN RAFAEL
An All-Day Festival of Books and Authors in Downtown/West End San Rafael
When: Saturday, October 11th, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Where: Blue Moon Comics, 1560 4th St., San Rafael

We will be having people read from various books and Graphic novels.

Román Leão will read from his book, inside a broken clock.

Katherine Elizabeth will read from her book of poetry, Fairy Tale and Ferris Wheels.

Charles Yoakum (artist/writer/inker) reads from his comic, The Carnival.

And special guest comedian Mark Pitta will read from a selected comic book.

Check out the links below for more information!

http://www.litquake.org/event-series/litquake-san-rafael
http://www.litquake.org/events/whizz-bam-comic-writers-read-their-work

Conquering The World One Awesome Bookstore At A Time

I popped into Whyte’s Booksmith in San Anselmo to pick up the copy of John Barth’s Lost in the Funhouse that I ordered in a weird postmodernist frenzy, and, low and behold, what intriguing novel by a local up-and-coming author did they have on the shelf? That’s right, Román Leão’s inside a broken clock: a modern fable! It looks right—all nestled up between T. E. Lawrence and Harper Lee. The three of them will have lots to talk about I’m sure.