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About brandontietz

Brandon Tietz is the author of the novel, "Out of Touch," a transgressive take on nightlife, socialites, and sensory deficiency. He enjoys a well-poured vodka tonic, good conversation, and the musical stylings of Röyksopp. In April of 2010, Tietz signed with Otherworld Publications and is slated kick off their 2011 line-up. Currently, Tietz serves as one of the moderators of the Chuck Palahniuk Writers' Workshop and is working on his second book, a themed collection, entitled, "Vanity." His work can be seen on Lobster Cult Magazine and Outsider Writers Collective. He's also a three-time Chuck Palahniuk anthology finalist and a good kisser.

AWP 2011 – Washington D.C.

Wednesday (02.02.2011): Wake up at 5:45am.  Kansas City just got record snowfall and I need enough time to pack and get all the snow and ice off my girlfriend’s Explorer because my Benz is like a kid with palsy on … Continue reading

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“Knockemstiff” review

Touted by Palahniuk as “more engaging than any new fiction in years,” I’d venture that his tastes are vastly different than mine, or that the one-book-per-year contract keeps him so busy that Knockemstiff was one of the few books he … Continue reading

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“Diamonds” published by Troubadour 21

“Diamonds” from the upcoming Vanity collection is now live at Troubadour 21. Check it out here

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“Skinny Pester” published by Cannoli Pie Magazine

“Skinny Pester” from my upcoming Vanity collection gets published by food-themed lit mag, Cannoli Pie. Download the whole mag for FREE in PDF by going here

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First Interview

My first interview is now live at The Cult.  Come check it out here

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The Contortionist’s Handbook review

Clevenger almost wound up as one of those guys I’d wish people would stop prattling on and on about. “So brilliant.” “Such a genius.” And I was so incredibly sick of hearing it. Dermaphoria was what I ended up cutting … Continue reading

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The Pitch article with corrections

Last Wednesday, I met up with a journalist from The Pitch, which in Kansas City terms, is sort of like our version of The Village Voice.  We had some drinks and pom frits (fancy fries) and talked about book stuff.  … Continue reading

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