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Dead Animals, by CS DeWildtCS DeWildt on Dead Animals

Laura Madeline Wiseman: Let’s begin with your (writer) origin story. CS DeWildt: It was a vaginal birth, no complications. I hit the ground, twisted an ankle, and joined the race. Books were always there, and… [more]

American Galactic, by Laura Madeline WisemanMartian Lit Releases Laura Madeline Wiseman’s American Galactic

Martian Lit is proud to announce the release of its first book of poetry: American Galactic, by Laura Madeline Wiseman Opening with an epigraph from Charles Simic, “Lots of people around here have been taken for… [more]

Martian Comics #1Martian Comics is on Kickstarter!

Martian Lit is proud to announce its first Kickstarter… for its first comic book, Martian Comics! The first issue is written by Julian Darius and Kevin Thurman, with art by Sergio Tarquini, interior colors by… [more]

Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands, by Nathaniel TowerMartian Lit Releases Nathaniel Tower’s Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands

Martian Lit is proud to announce the publication of Nathaniel Tower’s Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands, a collection of absurd and literary short stories examining the surreal experiences of married life. The book has already received considerable… [more]

Martian Comics #1 coverMartian Comics #1 Cover

Here’s Darick Robertson’s beautiful cover for Martian Comics #1 — Martian Lit’s ambitious first comic book, coming in 2014. The comic is written by Julian Darius and Kevin Thurman, with interior art by Sergio Tarquini.… [more]

Dead Animals, by CS DeWildtPraise for CS DeWildt’s Dead Animals

CS 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… [more]

Dead Animals, by CS DeWildtMartian Lit Releases CS DeWildt’s Dead Animals

Martian Lit is proud to announce the publication of CS DeWildt’s Dead Animals, a collection of short stories and flash. The book doesn’t pull its punches, and it focuses on damaged and damaging characters. But… [more]

Nira/Sussa, the novel by Julian DariusMore Glowing Reviews of Julian Darius’s Nira/Sussa

Two new reviews have been published of Julian Darius’s Nira/Sussa, the first novel published by Martian Lit: one review by SR Jones and another by Pavarti K. Tyler. Snippets from SR Jones’s review include: With NIRA/SUSSA, author… [more]

Nira/Sussa, the novel by Julian DariusMartian Lit Releases the Novel Nira/Sussa

Martian Lit’s much-anticipated novel Nira/Sussa has been released in paperback and on Kindle. The transgressive plot sees its unlikable, emotionally stunted thirtysomething narrator having an affair with a 17-year-old girl. But in the ultimate transgressive… [more]

Watching People BurnWatching People Burn Trailer Released

Martian Lit has released its first video, a trailer for Julian Darius’s Watching People Burn. The book is an original, illustrated, historical screenplay. It reads quickly. It’s gotten rave reviews. And it’s cheap — currently… [more]

Watching People BurnWatching People Burn for 99 Cents or Free

Watching People Burn, Julian Darius’s original historical screenplay, is now available on Kindle for 99 cents — and free to borrow and read for Amazon Prime members. The deadliest school massacre in U.S. history, its… [more]

The Slave Factory“The Slave Factory” on Kindle for 99 Cents

“The Slave Factory,” a short book by Julian Darius, is available exclusively on Kindle for the low price of 99 cents — and is free to read for Amazon Prime members.

Watching People BurnWatching People Burn Now Available

Martian Lit’s first book, Julian Darius’s Watching People Burn, is now available for purchase. The original historical screenplay dramatizes the Bath school disaster, an coordinated terrorist attack in rural Michigan in 1927 that blew up a… [more]

Mars Attacks card #17The Invading Other: Over a Century of Martian Stereotyping

For at least 113 years, humans have stereotyped Martians as invaders, as butchers, as sadists, as strange-looking monsters, and even as rapists of white women.

Martian LitHello, Humans

Our website has now launched, including our “About Us” page, which contains crucial information about our mission.