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Books We Recommend This May

Mallory Smart recommends: Dust Bunny City by Bud Smith and Rae Buleri   Dust Bunny City is a collection of drawings, poetry and prose that explore the offbeat underbelly of New York City. Split into two parts, Tic Tac Toe and Orange Peel, it fo...

Books We Recommend This April

Laura Knicklebine recommends: The House of the Spirits   This is a romance drenched, vintage Chilean fairy tale. Daughter of the Estaban family Clara is blessed by angelic influence that causes others to swell with admiration over her. Her...

Do you want to write for Maudlin?

Yep, we are looking to bring on more staff! Maudlin House is looking for someone who’s creative and energetic. We need someone who is experimental, responsive, and ready to jump in! We're primarily looking for interviewers and columnists, but feel f...

Books We Recommend This March

Laura Knicklebine recommends: “Never Let Me Go” Kazuo Ishiguro   In a strange, isolated boarding school, three children share childhoods together. They are “special” and brought up to believe so, until graduation day brings them to a grisl...

Books We Recommend This February

Benjamin Lee recommends: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven   Alexie remains as one of my favorite authors for his honest and raw perspective on Native American life. This collection of short stories continues that tradition by ...

Books We Recommend This January

Benjamin Lee recommends: The Things They Carried       Both a novel and collection of interrelated short stories, Tim O'Brien's half war memoir and writer's autobiography illuminates with his writing style and unique characters, d...

Books We Recommend This Month

  Benjamin Lee recommends: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury   The near-future. Firefighters that burn illegal books. A protagonist who finally questions his profession and the world around him. Classified as dystopian science fiction...

who wants to join the maudlin fam?

We’re looking to shake things up and bring on more staff! Maudlin House is growing and we need to keep up with that growth! Supply and demand right? Errr something not quite so capitalistic, we’re not bougie... But we do need to bring it! So w...

Want to work at Maudlin House?

Yes, you read that correctly! Maudlin House is looking to inject some fresh blood into the press. Our interviews editor, Olivia Olson, is heading off to grad school so we’re looking for someone to fill her shoes. We’re also looking for someone to tak...

Release day for Emoji Death Mask

The first poetic endeavor by Texan author Trey Pharis, Emoji Death Mask is a virtual sequence on the page of sad imagery and long yawns. It is a field guide to 21st century love and life. If you’ve ever sat alone in your basement online with your ...

Coming Soon: Emoji Death Mask

We'd like to introduce you to Maudlin House's next poetry book from Trey Pharis. It's called 'Emoji Death Mask' and it comes out April 28th. You can pre-order it now here. Here's what the cover looks like. It's blindingly colorful. We could writ...

Tip the authors!

Did you just absofuckinglutly love a story you read? Now you can show the author how much you loved it by tipping them. Just click this button that appears in every author's bio: We would have an option where you can send them a coffee via drone...

New design, more content, and beyond!

Whoa, like, what's with the new design? Before you go off and explore, let me tell you a little about it first. We decided to update the site partly because we think this new design just looks damn purdy. Mostly though, this design gives us much n...