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Colin Winnette


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ABOUT the author

Colin Winnette is from Denton, Texas, and now lives in San Francisco. He is the author of Revelation, Animal Collection, Fondly, Coyote, and Haints Stay. His novels have been translated into Italian and French. His prizes include Les Figues Press's NOS Book Contest, the Sonora Review’s 2012 Short Short Fiction Contest, and Heavy Feather Review’s Featured Chapbook Contest in 2014. Colin was also a runner-up for the Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Award and a finalist for Gulf Coast Magazine’s Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. His writing has appeared in Playboy, Lucky Peach, The Believer, and numerous other journals and anthologies.
Find out more here: colinwinnette.net
Twitter: @acolinwinnette


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Haints Stay front cover by Colin WinnetteHaints Stay
"In his astonishing portrait of American violence, Haints Stay, Colin Winnette makes use of the Western genre to stunning effect. But this isn't a chummy oater penned by the likes of Zane Grey or Louis L'Amour. Winnette's frontier feels more Homeric. His knack for tapping into scenes of primal fear and poetic violence serves as an indictment of our species' base nature and worst instincts. While the novel flouts most of the conventions of the traditional horse opera, the rewards of Haints Stay belong to the reader."
Los Angeles Times


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An interview with Colin Winnette | 11/17/2014
We talk with Colin about how he broke through the regular stereotypes in the Western genre, while writing Haints Stay.
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