The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets


Congrats to Rumpus contributor Kathleen Alcott! Her novel will be released by Other Press in September 2012 and can be pre-ordered here.

The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets centers around Ida and her neighbors, somnambulist brothers James and Jackson, and the unconventional family model they build. Ida’s fascination with their unconscious behavior and the conversations they have in their sleep manifests in ways that grow more troubling as they grow older…”

Check out praise for the book, and more on its premise. Plus, you can read excerpts.

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →