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Two Atticus Titles Are Named Finalists in Foreword’s 2013 Book of the Year Awards

National magazine selects a pair of Atticus titles — a debut novel and a literary history — in its search for the best indie books of 2013. Two Atticus titles — Sidewalk Dancing and Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine —  are finalists for the 2013 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards. Sidewalk Dancing, a debut novel […]

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Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

April can be rough. Rain, thunder, bugs finding their way back into your bedroom, spring not quite sure if it wants to be warm, or suddenly drop back to sweater weather right when you’ve finally decided its time to stop dragging that thing around with you because you’ve never put it on. Yes it’s true […]

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Atticus Authors on the Move: February 2012

We know–February is the ugly middle child of the year, a generally unpleasant waiting period for spring, hardly improved by the pseudo-holidays Valentine’s Day and Leap Day. Luckily, it’s been anything but boring at Atticus, where we’re celebrating the February 29th release of Matt Mullin’s knockout story collection Three Ways of the Saw, hobnobbing with […]

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Riots and Broken Bones Inspire a Gritty Debut Story Collection

Riots and Broken Bones Inspire a Gritty Debut Story Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On sale February 29, 2012   Three Ways of the Saw by Matt Mullins   ADVANCE PRAISE FOR THREE WAYS OF THE SAW “There’s a brooding, raw, rustbelt, jazzy, Motown energy that informs the sensibility and sound of this writer, fuels his prose, and gathers this collection into a compelling whole.” – […]

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The Censorship War: A Reading in Celebration and Support of Banned Books Week

The Censorship War: A Reading in Celebration and Support of Banned Books Week

Atticus Books author Matt Mullins (Three Ways of the Saw, February 2012) reads a selection from Robert Cormier’s young adult novel, The Chocolate War (first published in 1974) in celebration and support of Banned Books Week’s Virtual Read-Out. Launched in 1982, Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read. More than 11,000 books have been […]

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Three Ways of the Saw

I’m at the kitchen sink washing down pills when they bump up my driveway in a blue Toyota pick up, its bed eaten through with rust so bad I can see past the holes in the body to the frame. The driver, a big, middle-aged man with stubbly cheeks and a ball cap on, throws […]

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