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Alternating Current Press Books Catalog

Alternating Current Press Catalog New Releases

New Releases

River Weather
River Weather:
Stories
by Cameron MacKenzie
Loving Monsters
Loving Monsters:
Flash Stories
by Laura Eppinger
The Uncertainty Principle
The Uncertainty Principle:
Essays on Infertility, Conception, Birth, and Quantum Mechanics
by Joel Wachman
2017 Luminaire Prose Award
A Gospel of Bones
A Gospel of Bones:
Poems
by Suzi Q. Smith
2020 Electric Book Award





Preorders

Preorders

Ox
Ox:
Visual Micropoems
by Ryan Ridge
Footnote 5
Footnote #5:
A Literary Journal of History
Various Authors
2019 Charter Oak Award
Hollows
Hollows:
Flash Stories
Tommy Dean
And If That Mockingbird Don't Sing
And If That Mockingbird Don't Sing:
Parenting Stories Gone Speculative
75 flash by 76 authors
Edited by Hannah Grieco





Footnote Literary Journal of History

Footnote: A Literary Journal of History

Footnote 4
Footnote #4:
A Literary Journal of History
48 pieces by 33 authors
2018 Charter Oak Award
Footnote 3
Footnote #3:
A Literary Journal of History
45 pieces by 24 authors
2017 Charter Oak Award
Footnote 2
Footnote #2:
A Literary Journal of History
43 pieces by 30 authors
2016 Charter Oak Award
Footnote 1
Footnote #1:
A Literary Journal of History
Various Authors
2015 Charter Oak Award
Footnote Bundles
Footnote #1-4:
A Literary Journal of History
Various Authors
Discount Bundles





Novels and Single Novellas

Novels and Single Novellas

A Room in Dodge City 2
A Room in Dodge City, Vol. 2:
The Blut Branson Era
A Novel-in-Vignettes
by David Leo Rice
A Room in Dodge City
A Room in Dodge City:
A Novel-in-Vignettes
by David Leo Rice
2016 Electric Book Award
Silt
Silt:
A Novella
by Chris Geier





Short-Story Collections and Collected Novellas

Short-Story Collections and Collected Novellas

River Weather
River Weather:
Stories
by Cameron MacKenzie
Loving Monsters
Loving Monsters:
Flash Stories
by Laura Eppinger
What Shines from It
What Shines from It:
Stories
by Sara Rauch
2017 Electric Book Award
Second Acts in American Lives
Second Acts in American Lives:
Flash Stories
by Ryan Ridge & Mel Bosworth
The Girl Wakes
The Girl Wakes:
Stories & Fairytales
by Carmen Lau
2015 Electric Book Award
Moon Up, Past Full
Moon Up, Past Full:
Novellas & Stories
by Eric Shonkwiler
2015 Luminaire Prose Award
2016 Luminaire Prose Award
The Poor Man’s Guide to an Affordable, Painless Suicide
The Poor Man’s Guide to an Affordable, Painless Suicide:
Stories
by Schuler Benson
2015 Luminaire Prose Award





Memoir and Collected Essays

Memoir and Collected Essays

The Uncertainty Principle
The Uncertainty Principle:
Essays on Infertility, Conception, Birth, and Quantum Mechanics
by Joel Wachman
2017 Luminaire Prose Award
Eats of Eden
Eats of Eden:
A Foodoir
by Tabitha Blankenbiller





Single Collected Poetry Books

Single Collected Poetry Books

A Gospel of Bones
A Gospel of Bones:
Poems
by Suzi Q. Smith
2020 Electric Book Award
Uncity, Lean
Uncity, Lean:
Poems
by Michael Cooper
Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp:
Longform Poetic Narrative
by Larry Beckett
2019 Electric Book Award
20
20,:
Erasure Poems of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues under the Sea
by Jennifer Roche
We Meant to Bring It Home Alive
We Meant to Bring It Home Alive:
Poems
by Armin Tolentino
2018 Electric Book Award
Portraits
Portraits:
Poems
by B. Z. Niditch
Solstice to Solstice to Solstice
Solstice to Solstice to Solstice:
A Year of Sunrises in Poetry
by Allison Boyd Justus
Girl Friend & Other Mysteries of Love
Girl Friend & Other Mysteries of Love:
Poems
by Charles P. Ries





Themed Anthologies

Themed Anthologies

Remapping Wonderland
Remapping Wonderland:
Classic Fairytales Retold by People of Color
30 stories by 27 authors
Undeniable
Undeniable:
Writers Respond to Climate Change
65 pieces by 52 authors
Spectral Lines
Spectral Lines:
Poems about Scientists
69 poems by 62 authors





Luminaire Award Anthologies

Luminaire Award Anthologies

The Sky Is a Free Country
The Sky Is a Free Country:
Luminaire Award Anthology, Vol. 1
28 pieces by 23 authors
2014-2016 Luminaire Awards





Journals and Non-Themed Collections

Journals and Non-Themed Collections

Poiesis Review 7
Poiesis Review #7:
A Literary Journal
Various Authors
Poiesis Review 6
Poiesis Review #6:
A Literary Journal
Various Authors
2013 Luminaire Award
Poiesis Review 1-5
Poiesis Review #1-5:
A Literary Journal
Collected Poetry Archive
119 poems by 73 authors
2008-2012 Luminaire Awards
Of Small Things
Of Small Things:
Collection of 4 Chapbooks
22 Authors
Stephanie Hiteshew
Dave Church
B. Z. Niditch
The Art of Arranging
The Art of Arranging:
Collection of 5 Chapbooks
Paul Weinman
Joseph Verrilli
Harry Calhoun
Or How We Stopped Warming Up for 20 Years
; Or How We Stopped Warming Up for 20 Years and Learned to Exit the Green Room:
Poetry Archives 1993-2013
147 poems by 34 authors




Wardenclyffe Series

Wardenclyffe Series

Portraits
Portraits:
Poems
by B. Z. Niditch




Violet Ray Series

Violet Ray Series

Of Small Things
Of Small Things:
Collection of 4 Chapbooks
22 Authors
Stephanie Hiteshew
Dave Church
B. Z. Niditch
The Art of Arranging
The Art of Arranging:
Collection of 5 Chapbooks
Paul Weinman
Joseph Verrilli
Harry Calhoun
Or How We Stopped Warming Up for 20 Years
; Or How We Stopped Warming Up for 20 Years and Learned to Exit the Green Room:
Poetry Archives 1993-2013
147 poems by 34 authors
Poiesis Review 1-5
Poiesis Review #1-5:
A Literary Journal
Collected Poetry Archive
119 poems by 73 authors
2008-2012 Luminaire Awards









Forthcoming Titles Coming Soon

Forthcoming Titles Coming Soon

2021

Footnote 5
Dec 21
Carefully Peeled Edges
Dec 21
Footnote 6
Dec 21
The Tertiary Lodgers
Dec 21
Lives & Times
Dec 21
Footnote 7
Dec 21



2022

Self Portrait with Inner Child
TBD
Yellow Fevers
TBD
Strange in This Season
TBD
Tall Tales from the Ladies' Auxiliary
Mar 1
Lower East Side
Apr 5
Footnote 8
May 24
Riding Fences
Jun 28
Breathing While Black
Oct 25



2023

We've Always Done It
Jan 31
Fragments Thereof
Feb 21
Footnote 9
May 30
Bottomland
Jun 27
Hear & Now
Oct 31



2024

Maintain the North
Jan 30
Footnote 10
May 28
Mother Goose Is Sometimes a Father and Sometimes Both
Jun 25





Some of our chapbooks from 2008 through 2013 are currently temporarily unavailable. Most of them will soon be reprinted in the Violet Ray Series. If you wish to inquire about a book that was published pre-2013, please email alt.current [at] gmail.com.