“Be warned; this collection will polarize audiences, splitting readers according to their willingness to trust in an untethered voice. Sheep and Wolves does not believe in beach reading or in hammocks and hot chocolate. It does not believe in love at first sight or in happy marriages. To be happy, Sheep and Wolves says, is to embrace the absurd. “Lies are cheaper than therapy” [pg. 69].
Welcome to the bizarro fiction movement, hail Jeremy C. Shipp.”
[from the Oxyfication.net review of Sheep and Wolves]
The following interview took place via email between 7 September 2008 and 21 September 2008. Why email? I’m afraid of the man.
Your first authored book, a novel titled Vacation, was published in 2007 by Raw Dog Screaming Press. Sheep and Wolves, your follow up short story collection, is set for a December 2008 release by the same publisher.… Read the rest