by Adam Golaski
Fiction. COLOR PLATES is a museum of stories, curated by a sort-of Mary Cassatt. Four rooms of Mary's museum are open to the public, and they are named Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Mary Cassatt. COLOR PLATES contains sixty-three little stories--plates--spun from real paintings by these painters. The stories range from sweet to weird, from mela...more
Paperback, First, 209 pages
Published September 15th 2010 by Rose Metal Press
(first published September 2010)
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"Rose Metal Press prides itself on the hybrid nature of its titles, and Adam Golaski’s Color Plates is a perfect example of this cross-genre publishing niche. As with all good books, Color Plates has layers, a surface underneath a surface underneath a surface, but there is more at play in Golaski’s book, more refnement than simple addition, more complicated existence than just putting one on top of another – Color Plates sheds skin in each passage, reveals a depth beneath a depth, and unpacks wo...more
Adam Golaski is a husband and a father. Adam wrote Color Plates (Rose Metal Press, 2009). His translation of Sir Gawain & the Green Knight—"Green"—appears in installments on the critical site Open Letters. His poetry, fiction (horror and otherwise), and non-fiction has appeared in journals such as: word for/word, Supernatural Tales, McSweeney's, Sleepingfish, Conjunctions, and All Hallows. He...moreMore about Adam Golaski...