Flicker in the Porthole Glass, a novel – Installment I

My novel Flicker in the Porthole Glass was published by MAMMOTH Books in 2002. The Review of Contemporary Fiction observed that, "...the achievement here is Desautels’s prose, an aural event both jagged and elegant, assaultive and inviting, that moves with the clipped, dangerous, urgent kinesis of hard bop jazz." Seven years down the road, I'm…

The Aliens Have Landed, and They’re Wearing Gold Lamé: Monday, August 18, 1969

Repost Update: Hard to believe I wrote this piece of (I guess you could call it) flash fiction in 2009. Considering we've managed to blast forward another five years, I thought I'd mark the 45 years since that odd pow wow in upstate New York and give the post another ride at the top of…