Fiction. In the thirty-four stories filling THE ORANGE SUITCASE, Joseph Riippi packs an intimate and powerful portrait of a young man's life. From a childhood spent snipering neighbours with BB guns, to adulthood grasping at love and art in New York City, THE ORANGE SUITCASE shows us not only the way life is lived but—perhaps more importantly—how it is remembered.
Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA
Joseph Riippi's writing has appeared in BOMB's Word Choice, The Brooklyn Rail, PANK, Everyday Genius, elimae, Bitter Oleander, Salamander, and many others. He is the author of the novel DO SOMETHING! DO SOMETHING! DO SOMETHING! (Ampersand Books, 2009) and the short story collection THE ORANGE SUITCASE (Ampersand Books, 2011). RESEARCH: A Novel for Performance is currently in development with The Claque in New York City for production in late 2011. TREESISTERS, a 24-part poem, will be published by Greying Ghost Press in 2012. He lives with his wife in New York City.
Reviews and Other Links
Nancy Freund @ Necessary Fiction
Amber Sparks @ Big Other
Marc Schuster @ Small Press Reviews
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