Books by DJ Bartel
Get acquainted with Dennis James Bartel’s novel, three decades in the making and destined to become a cult classic. The novel has received a second printing, thanks to The Gramercy Press, this time illustrated.
It had become that time of evening when the sky turned acoustic blue and grainy as a Diebenkorn. Along Ocean Ave. people sat on their porches rocking gently and talking gently. Couples jogged past in no hurry. Across the street on the beach’s grassy buffer, two old men sat on a red quilt, playing chess.
The author sits, however reluctantly, for a conversation about his eye-popping novel.
Read an excerpt from DJ Bartel’s forthcoming baseball novel.
Read reviews of DJB’s award-winning collection of stories.
An account of one man’s walk on sidewalks of sin. This 80-page chapbook also includes one of DJ Bartel’s most celebrated stories, “Jalousie,” first published by the ground-breaking Libido Magazine, and anthologized in the best-selling book The Ecstatic Moment (Doubleday).