Posts tagged “christopher howard”
August 9, 2011"It is as if the narrator of Tea of Ulaanbaatar has landed in a maze of trench warfare. And where the narrator lands, so too does the reader. It’s an astonishing effect..." - SheWoreRedShoes reader review at LibraryThing
June 15, 2011"[Tea of Ulaanbaatar] is just drenched in another world: Christopher Howard does an amazing job of painting incredible scenes, sparsely yet wholly describing a gross, decrepit nightclub and an annihilating dust storm over the Gobi Dessert with equal aplomb. . . . spectacular." --Oriana Leckert, Chicago Center for Literature and Photography
January 26, 2011Seven Stories Press author Christopher R. Howard, finalist for the 2007 National Magazine Award for Fiction, was announced today as being one of two authors, along with Jodi Picoult, selected to contribute an original piece of short fiction to the launch of Amazon’s new Kindle Singles Program . . . Howard’s story, “Darkstar,” is the history of a homeless Irish teen who becomes aware, through arcane means, of a coming apocalyptic disaster facing the planet Earth. The story, originally written in 2006 and first made available today with the Kindle Singles launch, represents an early exploration of the themes of apocalypse that dominate Howard’s forthcoming debut novel, Tea of Ulaanbaatar.