Decastitch #11: Street lights twitch at the scent of night. Bank machines squeak through tiny teeth. Scurrying billboards blink their eyes. His mind is full of mice, gnawing on the wires. He has no grass for snakes, no skies for hawks, no forests for foxes. His mind is full of mice, gnawing on the wires. He's shutting down; going dark. The poison is weak. The bait is bland. His mind is full of mice, gnawing on the wires.

Writing for the Absent Reader

About the Author

The writings of Aaron Louis Asselstine have been described as readable cage matches between psycho-sexual crosscurrents and the lurking spectre of death. He is the author of Taxicab To Wichita and Bus Back To Omaha, both of which were published by Booktrope Editions, a one-time progressive publishing imprint from Seattle, Washington. In 2017 he signed on with John's Motorcycle Storage and Rare Book Disposal, an indie publisher based in Long Island, New York.

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Writing for the Absent Reader

Writing for the Absent Reader

Writing For The Absent Reader is the interstitial hustle of three authors standing before a man who sits motionless as the crowd passes. How can these authors convey his pain? The Ferris wheel in mid-turn tipped over and tossed his son into the concession stands. Can they cradle him to sleep? Can they bring his son back? All they can do is translate feeling into fleeting mystery.

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Availability

If you are far removed from the Kingston area, then you can purchase ebook and paperback copies of Writing For The Absent Reader from Amazon Kindle. If you live in or around the Kingston area, then you can be rest assured that paperbacks will soon be available at Novel Idea: Kingston’s independent bookstore. Paperback copies of Taxicab To Wichita and Bus Back To Omaha are available right now at Novel Idea.

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Here  is the link to Aaron’s newest music recording. The videos for this recording can be viewed here and here. A review of this recording can be read somewhere around here.

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