Other Press published Kathleen Alcott's first novel, The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets, in 2012. Her short fiction and essay appear in publications including The Coffin Factory, Five Chapters, Slice, Volume 1 Brooklyn, Explosion-Proof, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. A native of Northern California, she resides in Brooklyn, where she is completing her second novel.
The Tree Breaks Free of the Forest: Charlie Smith’s "Men in Miami Hotels"
Stolen emeralds, transvestite performers, and gunshots, are just some of the obstacles Charlie Smith’s protagonist faces in order to save his mother’s home....