Nick Ripatrazone’s newest book, This Darksome Burn, is now available from Queen’s Ferry Press. “A lean and horrific tale, beautifully told,” The Collagist. “A great new read,” High Country News. “Impressive” language in a story of the “demands of a modern world on a man who has most of life relied on reticence and grit, virtues of a time that has gone,” HTMLGIANT. “Familydrama boils on the front burner while broader themes of nature and choice gently simmer on the back,” The Small Press Book Review. “Weaves a thought-provoking tapestry,” Heavy Feather Review. “Builds tension and harbors an immediacy that propels the reader to its climactic finish,” The New Jersey Herald. “ambitious, unflinching meditation on power and powerlessness,” American Book Review.“[Stands] out from anything else you’ll find on the shelves of your local bookstore,” Shenandoah.