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Hosho McCreesh is currently writing & painting in the unrivaled gypsum & caliche badlands of the American Southwest. His work has appeared widely in print, audio, & online.

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Hosho McCreesh Write the books you've always wanted to read, the books only you can write. To hell with what's popular. People want to connect with a deeper humanity…moreWrite the books you've always wanted to read, the books only you can write. To hell with what's popular. People want to connect with a deeper humanity in the books they read...and the only way to get that into whatever you're writing, it to pour your whole heart into it. (less)
Hosho McCreesh Surviving the day job, and living a happy life despite it. In the quiet moments, one of many novella projects, short stories, and the next poetry manu…moreSurviving the day job, and living a happy life despite it. In the quiet moments, one of many novella projects, short stories, and the next poetry manuscript. (less)
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A Deep and Gorgeous Thirst

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I love a book idea so small in scope yet so expansive in practice. There's magic in the things we imbue with purpose and meaning, and in the very best cases, it's a contagious magic. This is a book about that magic.

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At midlife, this has immediately become the book on death I will revisit above all others. Didion tracks the moments and epiphanies of grief like a kestrel, and is every bit her fierce, insightful self, yet also with the undercurrent of, say, Billie ...more
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“Laugh up to the end
and
through it.”
Hosho McCreesh

“KEEP BOOKS DANGEROUS
Support small press
publishers, writers,
& artists.”
Hosho McCreesh

“Cicada

Sick of his own face,
sick of his skin, of the dark,
he crawls outside himself
to sing–

a better poet than most.”
Hosho McCreesh
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“I knew he believed in something that none of us ever do anymore. He believed in the nastiest word in the world. He believed in KINDNESS. Please tell me you remember kindness. Please tell me you remember kindness and joy, you cool motherfuckers.”
Scott McClanahan, Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place

“Only fascists drink white wine!”
Hosho McCreesh, A Deep and Gorgeous Thirst

“Tanqueray & Tonic: It’s like you…only better!”
Hosho McCreesh, A Deep and Gorgeous Thirst

“They don't give blue ribbons to second-place beers.”
Hosho McCreesh, A Deep and Gorgeous Thirst

“Stalking
the dusty curio-aisles of
some crazy Asian market,
“Jezus,” you say
to your buddy,
“we should ask that dude
which aisle the fucking
Gremlins are on…”
Hosho McCreesh, A Deep and Gorgeous Thirst

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