Split Tongues (Kristi DeMeester)
Two emotionally-charged pieces of dark fiction from Kristi DeMeester. The titular "Split Tongues" spins a hallucinatory tale of a young woman's fractured family and an eruption of bizarre religion into their lives. The shorter piece "The Dream Eater" explores another mother-daughter relationship in a far-off rural environment. Includes wrap-around cover photo and three interior pieces by Natalia Drepina. Comes with 6" x 9" print of cover art. Limited to 150 copies.
After obtaining a Master's degree in Professional Writing, Kristi DeMeester came back to her love of dark fiction and began writing it in earnest. A devoted student of the Weird and all things spooky and lovely, she has published short stories in a variety of publications including Black Static, LampLight, Shock Totem, Shimmer, and appeared in best of anthologies such as Year's Best Weird Fiction Volume 1.
She has finished her first novel and is at work currently on her second.
Natalia Drepina was born November 19, 1989, in Lipetsk, Russia. She is a poet and a photographer who specializes in female portrait photography and emotional self-portraits. On the faces of her subjects, their gestures, and in their eyes, there is a story and Natalia is the author. A photographer working in Russia, Natalia Drepina is often also the subject of her own work. She takes photographs since 2009. Her style is characterized by the bleakness, fragility and minor mood of the past.