Housed at American River College, Ad Lumen is a small press devoted to publishing works of high artistic and/or literary value that reflect the diverse nature of our college’s faculty, staff, students, district, community, and region. We are pleased to be supported by the ARC Foundation, the American River College English Department, and by SummerWords: The American River College Creative Writing Colloquium.
After the birth of his first child, dramatist, fiction writer, and former member of Blue Man Group Jason Sinclair Long set out to write one piece of microfiction every day for a year. TINY GIANTS collects the very best of those pieces. Read MoreBy Jason Sinclair Long $14.95
In the tradition of Graham Greene’s The Quiet American and Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell To Arms, Let the Water Hold Me Down weaves real historical events into a riveting personal narrative about a man who finds himself caught up in a political landscape beyond his control. Read MoreBy Michael Spurgeon $16.95
A little girl discovers the power of the creative impulse. A woman remembers her first confusing sexual encounter. A reunited couple goes to a party. An aging flower child travels to Mexico to save her daughter. A baby is born with blue feet. Read MoreBy Lois Ann Abraham $15.95
An Anthology of Writing from the Faculty & Staff of American River College’s Creative Writing Program Read MoreBy Lois Ann Abraham, John Bell, Michael Spurgeon, Aaron Bradford, Traci Gourdine, Rod Siegfried, Christian Kiefer, Jason Sinclair Long, David Merson, Shane Lipscomb, Harold Schneider, Emily Hughes, and Michael Angelone. Featuring an introduction by Anthony Swofford, author of Jarhead. $16.50
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