Josiah Morgan is a 17-year-old poet from New Zealand. ‘Inside the Castle’ is his first book. I watch you fry a lamb and I want you to slam your hand on the element, to slam your hand on the element so hard that when you jerk off you feel intense third degree burns I want you so hard that I can set fire to your cock and I want you …
‘Granite City Blues’ is an epic journey to the dark heart of modern America. Unflinching, raw and searingly honest. Mature readers only.
"My more-or-less gay friends would often confess a lot of formerly-unspoken details to their pasts when smoking meth in front of and sometimes with me while I had been living with one of them. I think their particular mental imbalances coupled with the obstruction of their addiction was what made them deluded enough to be convinced they could pass as straight to acquaintances. What was occasionally supposed to be a quick round before hitting the bars would sometimes turn into extended spun-out conversations beneath the harsh kitchen fluorescent."
The third installment in the ‘Arthouse’ sequence (after ‘Creepshots’ and ‘Civil War’) finds our protagonist re-considering the first eight novels by James Herbert, boy bands, pop stars, Stephen King and the mysteries of past and present loves.