Christine Sneed, winner of the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library Foundation, is the author of the forthcoming novel Paris, He Said (out on 5/5/15 from Bloomsbury), a previous novel, Little Known Facts (Bloomsbury, 2013), and the story collection Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry, a 2009 AWP Grace Paley Prize winner, a finalist for the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Award (first-fiction category), winner of the 2011 John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares, and winner of the Chicago Writers Association 2011 Book of the Year (in the traditionally published fiction category).
Little Known Facts: A Novel
by Christine Sneed
The people who orbit around Renn Ivins, an actor of Harrison Ford-like stature--his girlfriends, his children, his ex-wives, those on the periphery--long to experience the glow of his flame. Anna and Will are Renn's grown children, struggling to be authentic versions of themselves in a world where they are seen as less important...
Curbside Splendor Semi-Annual Journal: Issue 2 - Fall 2011
by James Adcox, Christine Sneed, Lavinia Ludlow
Curbside Splendor, a Chicago-based independent publisher, publishes books, stories, art, and poetry that celebrate urbanism. The issue of our semi-annual journal features work from established contemporary authors and authors never published before. Work by Christine Sneed, James Tadd Adcox, Debonair Oates-Primus, Dan Melling, Paul...
Jayne Marks is questioning the choices she has made in the years since college and is struggling to pay her bills in Manhattan when she is given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and benefactor, Laurent Moller, who owns and operates two art galleries, one in New York, the other in Paris. He offers her the time and...
Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry: Stories
by Christine Sneed
The ten stories in this debut collection examine the perils of love and what it means to live during an era when people will offer themselves, almost unthinkingly, to strangers. Risks and repercussions are never fully weighed. People leap and almost always land on rocky ground. May-December romances flourish in these stories, as do...
by Michael Morse, Alex Lemon, John Kinsella, Christine Sneed, Tynia Thomassie, Cam Terwilliger, Michael Homolka, Elizabeth Eslami
One of America's premiere literary quarterlies examines poetry and fiction in the context of the themes and posture of the Emo trend and Hole, the musical event. Emo, Meet Hole: the brooding and devastating poet meets the unpretty, but magnetic, abrasive, unaesthetic, even a little gross, yet so powerful.
The Virginity of Famous Men, award-winning story writer Christine Sneed's deeply perceptive collection on the human condition, features protagonists attempting to make peace with the paths they have taken thus far. In "The Prettiest Girls,†? a location scout for a Hollywood film studio falls in love with a young Mexican woman who is...
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