Three Rooms Press is thrilled to announce a full slate of great new titles for 2020.
Spring 2020 will bring out three terrific books, including:
- Ray by Ray: Hard Times in Hollywood by the Daughter of Nicholas Ray
by Nicca Ray
978-1-941110-87-4 Trade Paper Original, 286 pages, 40 photos, April 21, 2020
Author Nicca Ray recounts growing up the child of Hollywood royalty and fills in the blanks it left by interviewing those who knew the renowned director best: the stars of 50s Hollywood fame. In an essential new perspective on the legendary Hollywood director of Rebel Without a Cause, Nicholas Ray’s daughter and namesake Nicca examines his genius and demons, unraveling myths to illuminate who he really was, what drove him to create, and who, now, is Nicca Ray?
- The Faking of the President: Nineteen Stories of White House Noir
edited by Peter Carlaftes, with stories by Gary Phillips, Jim Fusilli, Alex Segura, S. J. Rozan, Angel Luis Colón, Allison Gaylin and more
978-1-941110-89-8 Trade Paper Original, 320 pages, April 28, 2020
Renowned mystery writers create a new genre for America’s highest office—White House noir—with outlandish results catapulting Presidents past and present into an alternate universe.
- Maintenant 14: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art
edited by Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges
978-1-941110-91-1 Trade Paper Original, 224 pages, 120 color pix, June 2, 2020
The MAINTENANT series, established in 2008, gathers the work of renowned and emerging dada artists and writers from around the world. The series has been archived in leading international institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art–New York, the BelVUE Museum–Brussels, and more. Renowned contributors have included artists Mark Kostabi, Raymond Pettibon, Giovanni Fontana, Jean-Jacques Lebel, and Kazunori Murakami. Writers have included Allen Ginsberg, Gerard Malanga, Charles Plymell, Jerome Rothenberg, and more, with a strong contingent of punk musician-artist-writers including Alice Bag, Grant Hart, Mike Watt, and Exene Cervenka.
And in the Fall of 2020, get set for three extraordinary new novels, including:
- Loudmouth: A Novel by Robert Duncan
978-1-941110-89-8 Trade Paper Original, 320 pages, October 6, 2020
Thomas Ransom, an excitable white boy—son of the Jim Crow South, New England prep school and a bourbon-soaked Irish Catholicism—gets swept up in the race-mixing, class-baiting, death-defying world of rock ‘n’ roll, first as a singer, then as editor of Creem, the magazine that invented punk. Full of the famous, almost famous and just plain freaky — Just Kids meets Jesus’ Son — Loudmouth is wild, funny and poignant, a novel of growing up while falling down.
- Scavenger: A Novel by Christopher Chambers
978-1-941110-94-2 Trade Paper Original, 320 pages, October 13, 2020
A homeless man in Washington, D.C. finds himself caught up in a mysterious series of events. To unravel the situation, he must rely on his detective skills and street smarts to uncover the real perpetrator—before he is punished for a crime he didn’t commit.
- The Door to Inferna: A Novel by Rishab Borah
978-1-941110-96-6 Trade Paper Original, 320 pages, October 20, 2020
A speculative novel about the mysterious, extraordinary world of Elkloria.