Tuesday, Feb 25 at 7PM
speaking & signing
The Parallel Apartments
Annie La Ganga & Rebecca Beegle,
The GrownupLady Story Company,
will join Bill at this event!
|Austin author Bill Cotter produces visceral, absurd, and downright hilarious fiction. His new novel follows Justine Moppett, 34 and pregnant, from New York to Austin where she is met with a cast of misfits hurtling towards their own calamities, and each other. We're looking forward to an evening of fun and unusual literary adventure tonight. And we're thrilled to have The Grownup Lady Story Company with us tonight,
two writers and storytellers known for their outrageous and funny true
stories and their lovingly dysfunctional BFF chemistry. Join us!|
Justine Moppett is 34, pregnant, and fleeing an abusive relationship in New York to dig up an even more traumatic childhood in Austin. Waiting for her there is a cast of more than a dozen misfits -- a hemophobic aspiring serial killer, a deranged soprano opera singer, a debt-addicted entrepreneur-cum-madam, a matchmaking hermaphrodite -- each hurtling toward their own calamities, and, ultimately, toward each other.
Bill Cotter writes tragicomic twists reminiscent of John Kennedy Toole. The Parallel Apartments is a bold leap forward for a writer whose protean talents, whose sheer exuberance for language and what a novel can do, marks him as one of the most exciting stylists in America.
BILL COTTER was born in Dallas in 1964, and has labored as an
antiquarian book dealer and restorer since 2000. He presently lives in
Austin with his girlfriend, the poet Annie La Ganga.