2018 Spoon Knife Book Bundle
For the 2018 holiday season, Autonomous Press is offering a discounted bundle of our second and third editions of The Spoon Knife Anthology.
The Spoon Knife Anthology is NeuroQueer Books' annual open-call collection to find new talent and to bring together our favorite regular contributors in a celebration of literature that pushes boundaries and defines the interiors of neurodivergent, Queer, and Mad experiences.
In Spoon Knife 2: Test Chamber, editors Dani Alexis Ryskamp and Sam Harvey give you a series of examinations of what it means to live in an environment where one feels that existence itself is a series of tests that must be successfully navigated. From the back cover:
"The writers (and editors and publishers) of the book you now hold in your hands have this in common: we all diverge in some way(s) from the normative, the expected, the acceptable. We've all been pathologized, scrutinized, corrected--often, in horrible ways. As [we] write this, the United States finds itself in a new test chamber, one whose outputs will inevitably affect the rest of the world. Those of us throughout the world who find ourselves already marginalized, like the authors represented here, will suffer first, but we will not suffer alone. We all need the tools of defiance and resistance. In Spoon Knife 2: Test Chamber, we explore what happens when the tools of defiance and resistance are applied to a particular purpose or demand. We test the test chamber in which we find ourselves, and in so doing, we find the power to subvert it."
The third volume of the annual Spoon Knife anthology, Spoon Knife 3: Incursions, edited by Nick Walker and Andrew M. Reichart, features new stories from three generations of cutting-edge queer and neurodivergent authors:
Ada Hoffmann • Alexeigynaix • Alyssa Gonzalez • Alyssa Hillary • Andee Joyce • Andrew M. Reichart • B. Allen • Dora M. Raymaker • Eliza Redwood • Jeff Baker • Judy Grahn • Melanie Bell • Mike Jung • N. I. Nicholson • Nick Walker • Old Cutter John • R. L. Mosswood • Sean Craven • Steve Silberman • Verity Reynolds
In these pages you’ll find night terrors, ancient goddesses, cyborg burglars, autistic superheroes, zeppelin armadas, interdimensional space pirates, spiritualist robot mechanics, and the meddlesome agents of the Reality Patrol.
Spoon Knife 3: Incursions is a book that will expand your horizons, challenge your perceptions, invade your dreams, and inject its larvae into your brain. Read it before the Reality Patrol bans it.