Tallhat Press is a small press imprint which produces books and chapbooks.
20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism (illustrated chapbook)
"20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism" is an instructional piece of short fiction by weird/horror writer and (lapsed) professional ventriloquist Jon Padgett.
This edition by Tallhat Press includes 20 previously unpublished black and white illustrations by artist and (lapsed) squirrel rehabilitator Yves Tourigny.
8.5" x 5.5"
“20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism” first appeared in the 2013 Shirley Jackson Award winning anthology, THE GRIMSCRIBE PUPPETS. “When I was a child, my first ventriloquist dummy came with a pamphlet entitled “7 SIMPLE STEPS TO VENTRILOQUISM.” Though the following ventriloquist story went through a tremendous number of transmutations from its inception two decades ago (when it was first conceived), that pamphlet from my past proved to be the key to what “20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism” would finally become. Practice the first seven steps enough, and you may one day be able to throw your voice with the best of the showbiz ventriloquists out there. Practice the rest of the steps at your own risk.”
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The Highest and the Sweetest
S.P. Miskowski's "The Highest and the Sweetest" is a sharp little papercut of a story. A darkly comic look at the application of reproductive technologies for commercial and religious ends. Reader discretion is advised.
8.5" x 5.5"
32pp. Includes 9 black & white illustrations by Yves Tourigny.
S.P. Miskowski’s stories have appeared in Supernatural Tales, Black Static, Strange Aeons and Eyedolon Magazine as well as in numerous anthologies including The Best Horror of the Year Volume Ten, Haunted Nights, The Madness of Dr. Caligari, Looming Low and Darker Companions: Celebrating 50 Years of Ramsey Campbell. Her debut novel, Knock Knock, was a finalist for a Shirley Jackson Award and her second novel, I Wish I Was Like You, was named This Is Horror 2017 Novel of the Year. Her books are available from Omnium Gatherum, Dunhams Manor Press and JournalStone/Trepidatio.
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