Their Days Are Numbered XXXI

By On August 4, 2015

Their Days Are Numbered is a new year-long project authored by the collective Entropy community. It is a collaborative online novel written by the Entropy community on a weekly basis. A different… Read More


All the People by Stephanie Barber

By On August 4, 2015

All the People: Very Short Stories by Stephanie Barber Ink Press Productions, 2015 Ink Press   Intimate, angry, dangerous, lyric, gorgeous, fast, deep, freaky funny, wise, undone, undoing—I could go on forever about… Read More

Small Press

Zoo Cake Press

By On August 4, 2015

We have liked the idea of a collective from the beginning, and we are always working to put this idea into practice. We continue to ask our authors to be involved past… Read More

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Creative Nonfiction

Event-memory-feeling: Notes on historical romanticism

By On August 3, 2015

On our summer vacation, my sweetheart’s mom gave us three books that were hers: Ox-Cart Man, The Cow Who Fell Into the Canal, and The Two Little Gardeners. She grew up to… Read More

Board Games

#GENCANT: Pack O Game

By On August 2, 2015

TKO, LIE, and SHH Designed by Chris Handy Perplext, 2015 Buy from Perplext An endemic problem in tabletop gaming is narrowing down the choice of games to play for any given session. I’m always… Read More

Board Games

#GENCANT: Cthulhu Realms

By On August 1, 2015

Cthulhu Realms by Darwin Castle Tasty Minstrel Games, 2015 Available at GenCon 2015 I am obsessed with Star Realms. It caught me off guard, too. For as long as I’ve been into… Read More

Where to Submit

Where to Submit: August + September

By On August 1, 2015

Summer lives on! Enjoy our newest list of presses, lit mags, fellowships, and residencies to submit to over the next couple months. As always, email Small Press Editor Dennis James Sweeney if we missed… Read More

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Creative Nonfiction

Sans Meds: Possibilities Part #1

By On July 31, 2015

My wife and I were seated in our favorite diner. Regular booth. Regular meal ordered from a regular menu. And though it was a routine that should have left more of an… Read More

New Releases

July in Books: Small Press New Releases

By On July 31, 2015

This is the seventh installment of Entropy’s “Month in Books” feature, where we compile the past month’s small press new releases. Email if you are a press and you’d like to have upcoming releases listed… Read More

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Board Games

What is #GENCANT?

By On July 30, 2015

Feature image via For homebodies like me, convention season can be pretty hard. One can’t get online without seeing amazing cosplay 0n Instagram or getting invites to offsite readings on Facebook… Read More


A Review of Various Small Books and Then a Review of One More Small Book

By On July 30, 2015

Various Small Books: Referencing Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha Ed. By Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton, and Hermann Zschiegner MIT Press, 2013 288 pages – MIT Press / Amazon   Suite Vénitienne by… Read More


Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On July 29, 2015

Feature image via The Brick Fan Baby-Sitter’s Club teaches life lessons. (Buzzfeed Books, 7/24) Samuel R. Delany on his earliest novels (SF Signal, 7/28) Roxane Gay writes about Sandra Bland (New York Times,… Read More


All I Have To Do Is Tell You: A Review of Amy Berkowitz’s Tender Points

By On July 29, 2015

Tender Points by Amy Berkowitz Timeless, Infinite Light, 2015 136 pages – Timeless, Infinite Light / Amazon   “When I was a music journalist,” begins Amy Berkowitz’s book-length lyric essay Tender Points, “I wrote… Read More


Dinnerview: Matt Kish

By On July 29, 2015

You probably know Matt Kish as the great illustrator of rebooted Tin House versions of classics like Moby Dick and Heart of Darkness. Kish is a self-taught artist and a university-taught librarian.… Read More