The following books are in our queue for release in 2022. As we finalize formats, covers, author bios, and other details, we’ll update the information on this page.

The House of Drought
A novella by Dennis Mombauer

Announcement for Dennis Mombauer's The House of Drought


On the island of Sri Lanka, a colonial mansion stands between the forest and the paddy fields. It has seen inhabitants come and go as the days grow hotter and the harvests fail. It is a dry house, a hungry place that shifts upside-down inside its shell. The house is a labyrinth of banging pipes, of bulging stomachs, and of salt-littered floors. A glass of water opens a doorway here. A running tap attracts the house’s unquenchable thirst.

From the surrounding forest, the Sap Mother watches. She visits the house, squeezes through its holes, and burrows below its foundations, demanding recompense for what was taken from her. THE HOUSE OF DROUGHT is the story of one house’s unwitting inhabitants living between the ravages of colonization and climate change, and a forest spirit that threatens to cut a swathe through the humanity that is replacing the natural world with one of deprivation.

Author Bio

Dennis Mombauer lives in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he works as a consultant on climate change and as a writer of weird fiction and textual experiments. He is co-publisher of a German magazine for experimental fiction, “Die Novelle – Magazine for Experimentalism.” His first English novel, “The Fertile Clay,” will be published by Nightscape Press in 2021.

Seeds for the Swarm
a novel by Sim Kern

We are super excited to announce that we will be bringing you not only Sim Kern’s first full novel, but three of them! The first book, Seeds for the Swarm, will be released in late fall 2022, with books two and three following on a yearly schedule.

Image of a Publishers Marketplace Deal Report. Text reads: Environmental journalist and author of Otherwise Award finalist DEPART, DEPART! (2020) Sim Kern's SEEDS FOR THE SWARM, in which college students discover a terrible secret about the future climate tech they're researching and turn on the school's billionaire backers, to Selena Middleton at Stelliform Press, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in fall of 2022, by Mariah Nichols at D4EO Literary Agency.

We’re delighted to work with them again on this ambitious, radical, and very much needed story. More details to come as we have them.

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