Books by Craig Clevenger

Craig Clevenger was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Southern California, where he studied English at California State University, Long Beach. He currently lives in San Francisco.


DERMAPHORIA by Craig Clevenger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2005

"Gloriously shifty puzzle-fiction whose resolution is much less important than the kaleidoscopic journey towards it."
Gonzo, wired psychodrama from Clevenger (The Contortionist's Handbook, 2002), who splices and reshuffles reality in prose that reads like something ripped screaming straight out of the unconscious. Read full book review >
THE CONTORTIONIST’S HANDBOOK by Craig Clevenger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2002

"Immaculately detailed and emotionally explosive: this is roiling, riveting stuff, of a piece with stylish, edgy movies like Memento and Requiem For a Dream."
A brisk, savvy debut gives new meaning to the term "identity crisis," as Clevenger builds a neo-noir cliffhanger from the story of an unusually gifted man whose migraines drive him to drug overdoses—but who then has to reinvent himself to stay one step ahead of his past. Read full book review >