BOOK REVIEW: After The People Lights Have Gone Off by Stephen Graham Jones

10 Jul

After The People Lights

What do an old-fashioned movie theater, a thrift store hoodie, an old fruit box, a butterfly, and a hand-held, laser-emitting, thermometer have in common?

In Stephen Graham Jones’s latest collection of short stories, they’re all everyday items he uses to keep you awake at night.

With razor-sharp prose, starting with the first line of “Thirteen” (Here’s how you do it, if you’re brave enough), he pummels us in a full-court press of discomfort, paranoia, and a desire to keep the lights on…CONTINUE READING




photo 3Matt Andrew currently works in the banking sector in Dallas, Texas. His fiction has been published in The Quotable, Blue Lake Review, and Literary Orphans.

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