Music & Blood, a collection of short fiction by CM Chapman, will be the second chapbook release from Latham House Press. Cover art is by letterpress artist Laura Baisden (Camp Nevernice Letterpress Design, Knoxville TN). Book design is by graphic artist Phil McCollam, who also designed the cover and interior layout for Erin Veith’s poetry chapbook I Closed My Eyes To Tell That Story (Latham House Press 2014). Music & Blood will include the stories “Clem, The Cabot County Cannibal,” “Wolves,” and “Modest Mussorgsky’s Bluegrass Jug Band Blog.”
CM Chapman’s fiction has appeared in numerous print and online journals, including the Kentucky Review, Bird’s Thumb, and Rose Red Review. Joyce Carol Oates and Albert Goldbarth selected CM’s story “The Moth Under The Stair” as a finalist for december magazine’s 2015 Curt Johnson Prose Award.
A poster print of the book cover will also be available for purchase. The first ten book orders will be accompanied by a free poster print.
See lathamhousepress.com, and follow Latham House Press on Facebook and Twitter, for pre-order announcements. Publication is set for September 2016.