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Brian Alan Ellis

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BRIAN ALAN ELLIS runs House of Vlad Productions, and is the author of several books, including Sad Laughter (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2018) and Something to Do with Self-Hate (House of Vlad Productions/Talking Book, 2017). His writing has appeared at Juked, Hobart, Monkeybicycle, Heavy Feather Review, Electric Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Fanzine, Queen Mob’s Tea House, and Funhouse. He lives in Florida.

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SAD LAUGHTER: A Totally Unessential and Demotivational Guide to Reading, Writing, and Publishing [Civil Coping Mechanisms]
A Drunken Heap of Trouble Every Week: The First Three Books [House of Vlad]
Something to Do with Self-Hate: A Novel [House of Vlad]
Failure Pie in a Sadness Face: New and Selected Stories [House of Vlad]
33 Fragments of Sick-Sad Living [House of Vlad]
King Shit [House of Vlad]
The Mustache He's Always Wanted but Could Never Grow: And Other Stories [House of Vlad]
Something Good, Something Bad, Something Dirty: Stories [House of Vlad]
Tables Without Chairs #1 [Bud Smith, Waylon Thornton] [House of Vlad]
A Series of Pained Facial Expressions Made While Shredding Air Guitar [House of Vlad]
Sexy Time in the Spook House, Oh Yeah! [House of Vlad]

fiction

Holiday Diner [CLASH]
The Floating Mickey Mouse T-Shirt [Philosophical Idiot]
Mr. Scary [Talking Book]
A Blurry Picture Taken of a Cat Immediately After He Vomited and Someone Accidentally Stepped in It While Walking Backwards Barefoot Down Stairs into Oblivion [Funhouse]
Recently Added in Shit You Watched on Mom’s Cable When You Were Depressed While ‘Between Jobs’ and Living at Home in Your Early-to-Mid Twenties [BULL]
The ALF Period [Carte Blanche]
It Felt Like Love [Third Point Press]
Demented Racist Grandma [JMWW]
Hello Mary [Out of the Gutter]
What I Know about Clem [Juked]
Rape Distance Literary [Orphans]
A Real Boyfriend [People Holding]
Aunt Jackie, Tony [Hypertext]
Certain Celebration, Jerry’s TV [Vol. 1 Brooklyn]
Delia Done Wrong [Spry]
The Problem with Helen [Gravel]
Facts about Freud [Monkeybicycle]
The Sailboat/Hatchet Painting [Conte]

poetry

Seven Poems [Punk Lit]
Ten Poems [Instant]
Six Poems [Hobart]
Three Poems [Last Exit]
OMG I Still Exist, and Other Poems [Secret Lovers]
Four Poems [SleazeMag]
Five Poems [Faded Out]
Poem for Channing Tatum [Talking Book]
Three Poems [Philosophical Idiot]
Endorse Me on LinkedIn as a Domino’s Pizza Quality Tester [Yes, Poetry]
Three Poems [TL;DR]
Five Poems [Maudlin House]
Five Poems [Five:2:One]
Three Poems [Philosophical Idiot]
Poem About the Time in High School My Buddies and I Went to See the Movie Batman and Robin [Talking Book]

non-fiction

The Best of Chris Farley [Fanzine]
LOVE IN THE TIME OF TEXT, DON’T CALLERA: The Lost Sad Laughter Chapter [BULL]
TOP 10 BOOKS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT HOPE TO ONE DAY PUBLISH [Talking Book]
NO BOOK BLURB, NO CRY: An Inspirational/Crazy Informative Guide to Proper Book Blurbag [X-R-A-Y]
Voices: What’s the strangest travel situation you’ve encountered? [(b)OINK]
I Self-Identify as These Books from 2016 (and Some from 2015) [The Collapsar]
Sexual Fantasy about Being Repeatedly Hit in the Head by Fastballs Until I Concuss and Die [Fear No Lit (with illustrations by Jon-Michael Frank)]
Watch Me Tweet about Being Human Garbage and Chill? [CLASH]
Marry Bell, Fuck Biv, Kill Devoe [Queen Mob’s]
Hobbies Include… [Talking Book]
Book Review: Bridget Fonda by Elizabeth Ellen, The Collapsar]
10 Totally Awesome Stay-At-Home Activities to Do With Your Sexually Transmitted Disease [Reality Beach]
Academic Think-Piece about How Our Culture Went From Art Garbage (Last Tango in Paris) To Pop Garbage (Fifty Shades of Grey) But Written By Honey Boo Boo [Talking Book]
Academic Think-Piece about the Dumpster behind Where I Work [Talking Book]
Shoes of a Writer: Brian Alan Ellis [Shoes of a Writer]
The 10 Best Books of 2015… That I Actually Got Around to Reading (In No Particular Order) [CLASH]
Letter to Our Drunk-Ass Neighbor [The Driftless Area Review]
Grimestore Cowboy [Hobart]
Today I Am This Boring Apocalypse Posing For Hustler: Notes on New Books by xTx, Brandi Wells, and Andrea Kneeland [Revolution John]
Book Review: Bipolar Cowboy by Noah Cicero [Heavy Feather Review]
Book Review: If I Would Leave Myself Behind by Lauren Becker [Gravel]
Book Review: Tollbooth by Bud Smith [Sundog Lit]
Book Review: Addicts & Basements by Robert Vaughan [HTMLGIANT]
The Indie Ink Runs Deep: Brian Alan Ellis [The Next Best Book Blog]
Book Review: Witch Piss by Sam Pink [CLASH]
Book Review: The Laughter of Strangers by Michael J. Seidlinger [Sundog Lit]

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