Lance Manion is the author of six short story collections; Merciful Flush, Results May Vary, The Ball Washer, Homo sayswhaticus, The Trembling Fist, and his latest The Song Between Her Legs. His work has been called demented, hilarious, quirky and well outside the mainstream. His writing has appeared in 50+ publications and anthologies and he blogs daily on his eponymous website.
His work has been called demented, hilarious, quirky and well outside the mainstream and with his sixth collection of short stories Manion unapologetically stays with that formula. Big sloshing mixes of poignancy and offensiveness, hope and callousness.
He understands that we are all kind and bigoted. Wonderful and pathetic. The human experience... Start reading →
Collection | Comedy | 217 pages
With this newest collection of irreverent short stories Manion once again asks the reader to get off the bench and into the game as he dishes out laughs, offense and even a few poignant moments. There is no point to be made here. Only the hope that somewhere amidst all the run-on sentences, unnecessary profanity and poor grammar, readers will come... Start reading →
Collection | Comedy | 305 pages
An interesting short story has to be equal parts confession, exultation and suicide note. The writer has to be arrogant and insecure, brimming with joy and despair, able to see hope and hopelessness in everything and, before he can claim to be honest, has to be comfortable lying his ass off.
Funny, and at times thought-provoking, "The Ball Washer"... Start reading →
Collection | Comedy, Comedy | 299 pages
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