Out September 18, 2018. Buy from Two Dollar Radio or wherever you buy books!

Available soon in Spanish, French, German, Italian and Catalan!

Read about it:

-LA Times Finalist for Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.

-Semi-Finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award.

-Best of 2018 - Kirkus, Entropy, Buzzfeed, LitReactor, Lit Hub.

-Kirkus, Best Fiction of 2018, Best Debut of 2018, Starred Review.

-NPR: “'The Deeper The Water The Uglier The Fish' Is A Darkly Beautiful Debut.”

-The National Book Review: “5 Hot Books.”

-Huffington Post: “Good Stuff.”

-New York Magazine: "60 New Books to Read This Fall."

-Buzzfeed Books:

“This is the Best Fiction of 2018.”

"These Are the Best Books of Fall 2018."

“19 Amazing Books That Prove Indie Presses Deserve Your Attention”

-Harper's Bazaar: "The Best New Books to Read This September."

-GQ: “The 17 Best Books of 2018.”

-Shelf Awareness: “Book Review.”

-Lit Hub:

“The Ultimate Best Books of 2018 List.”

"The Ultimate Fall 2018 Books Preview.”

“The 12 Best Covers of September.”

-Fast Company: "...books to check out in September."

-Publisher's Weekly: "Writers to Watch Fall 2018: Anticipated Debuts."

-The Millions: "Most Anticipated: September."

"Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview."


"11 Most Anticipated Books Published By Indie Presses To Have On Your Radar In 2018."

“15 New Books With Fall-Colored Covers To Bring Some Autumn Fun To Your Nightstand.”

“The ‘35 over 35’ Award is Celebrating a Different Kind of Author.”

-Book Riot: "Upcoming Releases From My Favorite Small Presses." 

“50 Must-Read Books You Might’ve Missed This Year.”

-The Writer Magazine: “The hottest fall 2018 fiction from debut authors.”

-Split Lip Magazine: “Book Review.”

-The Michigan Daily: “‘The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish’ a beautifully twisted debut novel.”

-The Carolina Quarterly: “Drowning and Burning for Art: A Review of The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish”

-Entropy: "August and September Small Press Releases."

-The Weekly Reader, WYPR. Review by Marion Winik.

-3 Book Girls, (review starts at 16:15).

-Sarah’s Bookshelves (podcast).

-The Gilmore Guide to Books.


-Lit Hub.

-CRAFT Literary.

-PEN America.

-BLOG/ LA Review of Books.


-In The Bookstore.

-Write or Die Tribe.

-The Rumpus (forthcoming).

-The Avid Reader (podcast).

-Skylight Books (podcast).

-Gianta Panda (podcast).

-OtherPpl with Brad Listi (podcast).

-The Spine (podcast).

-Bibliocracy (KPFK).

-The Story Behind the Story (KSQD).

-Reading Women (podcast).

-Bookin’ (podcast).

-Writers on Writing (KUCI).

-Wine and Women (podcast).


-Lit Hub.

-Electric Literature: Recommended Reading.

-The Coil.