Alan Good is an underground writer who is so underground you usually need a geology degree to find him. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Colorado and M.A. in English (Literature) from The City College of New York. His writing has appeared in Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Bookslut, Atticus Review, Perversion Magazine, Memoir Mixtapes, The East Bay Review, Red Fez, The Legendary, Points in Case, Robot Butt, Soft Cartel, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, and Word Riot. He is the author of a novel called Barn Again: A Memoir and a collection of stories called The War on Xmas.
His Twitter thing is @TheAlanGood.
You can cut Amazon out and order signed books directly from this website. If you'd like some sort of note, friendly or otherwise, written inside the book, please specify.
For an extra fiver I can infuse the first five pages with my pheromones.
WARNING: I have a rotating supply of books. If you happen to order on a day when I've just run out of copies, you might endure a slightly longer wait, but I'll make it up to you by sending the extra-sexy version of the book.
We’re selling this collection of humorousish poetry mainly to raise funds to maintain this website, start a new website for our Derelict project, and drum up some dough for future print projects.
Warning: if you add this product to your cart and pay for it you will receive a signed copy of The War on Xmas, a collection of short stories written by Alan Good. What would your life coach tell you to do?
Friendly note: I currently have five copies I can part with.
Song Recommendations, via Memoir Mixtapes
"She Left Me for Jesus" by Hayes Carll, June 20, 2018.
“Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You Into Heaven Anymore” by John Print, December 7, 2018.
“Get Your Patriot Swag Today!,” published in Robot Butt, September 13, 2018.
“I Read Your Guidelines, But I’m Submitting This That Clearly Isn’t a Fit for Your Publication Because, Well, Just Read It and You’ll See Why,” published in Points in Case, September , 17 2018.
“Gift Ideas to Help Republican Grandparents Bribe Their Grandkids into Not Hating Them for Dooming Humanity,” published in Points in Case, October 16, 2018..
Wolf Warriors II features stories, poems, and essays related to wolves. It is currently the only place where you can read "The Montexan," an excerpt from an unfinished novel called The Stumbler, about a nomadic conservationist who becomes a sort of bounty hunter searching for a killer of wildlife. You can buy the anthology with the link below:
"Class Fuckup," published in Soft Cartel, July 10, 2018.
"One Man's Trailer Trash," published in Red Fez issue 99, April 13, 2017.
"Paris When I Die," published in The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, April 1, 2017.
"SuperChad," published in The East Bay Review, March 1, 2017.
"Doppelbänger," published in Perversion Magazine, December 7, 2016. Note: the link is broken, but the full text is now in the section of this website called "Refunct."
"In the Penile Colony," published in Word Riot, August 15, 2015. Note: the link is broken, but the full text is now in the section of this website called "Refunct."
"The Viscous Cycle," published in Red Fez issue 95, November 2016.
"Shadows Without Bodies," published in Atticus Review, October 4, 2011.
Global War on Bedbugs, a column in Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency, September 2009-October 2010.
A Theory of the Drone, published in Atticus Review, August 25, 2015.
The Animal Review, published in Bookslut, May 2010.
A Life On Paper: Stories by Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, published in Bookslut, June 2010.
The Dark End of the Street, published in Bookslut, August 2010.
A Brief History of Nakedness, published in Bookslut, September 2010.
Note: Bookslut shut down a few years ago. The website is still up, but the text is hard to read, so I've reposted most of the Bookslut reviews in the Fuck Oblivion section of this website. I no longer stand by the review of Dark End of the Street because I shouldn't have reviewed it in the first place; I'm just not terribly interested, for the most part, in the type of work published in that book, so I wasn't the right person to review it.