Praise for CS DeWildt’s Dead Animals

Dead Animals, by CS DeWildtCS DeWildt’s Dead Animals, a short story collection published by Martian Lit, is winning tremendous praise as an innovative literary offering that is at once realistic and mind-bendingly troubling.

J.J. Anderson, author of Trailer Park Juggernauts, says unequivocally that “Dead Animals by C.S. DeWildt is the best indie-published collection of noir short-stories ever written.”

Mike Monson calls Dead Animals “great… illuminating… poetic… totally original and totally delightful.” He adds that the book “will change how you look at things.”

The Small Press Book Review calls Dead Animals “a dark collection of poignant rural noir with echoes of Hemingway and Carver.”

In addition, CS DeWildt has done an interview with Gessy Alvarez, in which DeWildt discusses his work, including Dead Animals.

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In 1996, while still an undergraduate, Dr. Julian Darius founded what would become Sequart Organization, which publishes non-fiction and documentary films on comic books and promotes the medium as a legitimate form of art. After graduating magna cum laude from Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisconsin), he obtained his M.A. in English, authoring a thesis on John Milton and utopianism. In 2002, he moved to Waikiki, teaching college while obtaining an M.A. in French (high honors) and a Ph.D. in English. In 2011, he founded Martian Lit. He currently lives in Illinois.

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Also by Julian Darius:

Shedding Skin: Two Tales of Horror and Identity




And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips


The Slave Factory


Watching People Burn


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