In 2021, Saddle Road Press will be publishing my hybrid collection Gilgamesh Wilderness, which I am finishing now.
After cutting off one’s hair, rending one’s clothes, covering oneself in ash, donning a lion skin and walking barefoot into the wilderness – what then? The madness of grief, and what it is we’re walking towards.
Here’s the (draft) cover, with thanks to SRP designer Don Mitchell, whose beautiful photograph we also used:
Some published work from the collection:
*Have you read The Epic of Gilgamesh? You must. Here’s the Maureen Kovacs translation, which I love best for preserving the stone-tablet caesuras honestly – which makes you fill them yourself.