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An Interview with Melanie Finn about The Underneath

With extreme excitement, I'm happy to share the news that next May 2018 we'll release a novel by Melanie Finn called The Underneath, which will be our first hardcover release. Similar to her "brilliant" literary thriller, The Gloaming, which was a New York Times 'Notable Book of 2016,' this new work traverses continents and characters with intelligence, grace, and empathy. Melanie Finn has proven herself to be a writer with incredible narrative instincts and her assured prose moves swiftly in this new literary mystery that I've been describing as a globe-trotting Winter's Bone. Here is an interview with Melanie about the work, its inspiration, the process of writing it, and violence against women in the age of [name redacted].

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 24 August, 2017 0 comments |
On the Dial: Alternative Titles & The Gloaming

Melanie Finn's The Gloaming has received some of the most scorchingly hot praise from the likes of The New York Times and Electric Literature (to name a couple). Originally published in the UK in 2015 as Shame, Melanie Finn's second novel took on a new name for the North American release. Check out some alternative titles that our beloved Street Team came up with.

The Gloaming | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 16 January, 2017 0 comments |
The Wire | Melanie Finn's playlist for The Gloaming

Melanie Finn contributed a playlist to Largehearted Boy's "Book Notes" series, where authors write playlists to accompany their books. Here is Finn's explanation for a song on her playlist.

Rain in Ethiopia

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 20 September, 2016 0 comments |
An Interview with Melanie Finn

In September, we will publish the second novel by Melanie Finn, The Gloaminga rich, compelling, adventurous novel of consequences that was shortlisted for The Guardian's 'Not the Booker Prize.' Following is an interview with Finn about her work.

Melanie Finn, author of The Gloaming, published by Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 19 January, 2016 0 comments |

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