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Tréy Sager


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Trey Sager is the author of "O New York" and "Dear Failures," both published by Ugly Duckling Presse. He edits fiction for Fence magazine and presently is at work on a memoir called "Oedipus Breast."

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August 23rd, 2014

Politico covers Fires of Siberia

Patrick Gavin at Politico looks into Fires of Siberia by Trey Sager. Gavin writes, "A romance novel inspired by Michele Bachmann? Believe it or not, it’s a feminist tome, says the author." Read the rest at Politico.... more

August 23rd, 2014

Tréy Sager on moral relativism and resisting categorization alongside Fifty Shades of Gray

Anna Moschovakis interviews Tréy Sager in Bomb Magazine about his breakout romance Fires of Siberia. Our favorite Q+A:AM: I was struck by how the early mainstream media attention to the book completely ignored any art-world cred it might have as a result of its publishing platform. I saw a lot of “a... more

August 22nd, 2014

This Summer’s Hottest Read? Author Pens Michele Bachmann–Inspired Romance Novel

Ian Tuttle of The National Review cannot wait for the release of Fires of Siberia. Tuttle writes, "Do Hayekian economic theory and campaign-trail politics get you all hot and bothered? Then here is some can’t-miss reading for your summer trips to the beach: a new romance novel inspired by Minnesota ... more

August 22nd, 2014

Fifty Shades of Bachmann: Publishers launch romance novel inspired by controversial politician

UK Daily Mail ponders the release of Fires of Siberia. They write, "If the idea of a Michele Bachmann presidency didn't make you cringe, a new romance novel inspired by the Minnesota congresswoman - and 2012 GOP presidential hopeful - just might." Read the rest on UK Daily Mail.... more

August 22nd, 2014

The Michele Bachmann bodice-ripper

The Washington Post (The Washington Post!) covers the release of Fires of Siberia by Trey Sager. Columnist Alexandra Petri writes, "Based on the rest of the publisher’s catalogue, as the Atlantic Wire notes, the book is on the border between performance art and straight-up beach read. It includes so... more

August 22nd, 2014

Listicle review of Fires of Siberia

Caren Beilin of Full Stop reviews Fires of Siberia as a listicle. Our favorite is "6) Confession: Here he is finally tapping into some really good shit is what I thought of Don Quixote in its pastoral parts, which I only later learned were a mockery — were the transplantation and strange placing, th... more

August 22nd, 2014

Michele Bachmann Inspires Racy Romance Novel, But Is Still Stranger Than Fiction

Evan McMurry of Mediaite is stoked by the release of Fires of Siberia. McMurry writes, "The next Fifty Shades of Grey has an unlikely muse: Minnesota congresswoman and conservative fabulist Michele Bachmann." He notes that, "Badlands’ founder Paul Chan explicitly celebrates the brave new world of e... more

August 22nd, 2014

Exciting New Book Allows You To Imagine Sexing Michele Bachmann While Freezing To Death

Wonkette is scared of Trey Sager's Fires of Siberia. Wonkette writes, "Oh dear god make it stop. While we have often fantasized that Bachmann end up stranded in Siberia, those fantasies have never included her doing the sex with anyone, and especially not someone with the improbable name of Steadman... more

August 22nd, 2014

Michele Bachmann-inspired romance novel has the greatest cover art ever

Death and Taxes magazine highlights Fires of Siberia in a post. It reads, "Feast your eyes upon the greatest work of art that has ever been, The Great ‘Merican Novel — combining the nuance of Internet erotica with the National Treasure that is our Michele Bachmann. It’s 50 Shades of Bachmann better ... more

August 22nd, 2014

The Bachmann inspired romance novel

Alex Seitz-Wald of Salon writes about Tréy Sager's breakout erotic romance inspired by Tea party politician Michelle Bachmann. Wald writes, "The $2.99 e-book, out June 1 from eccentric New York–based art-trash publisher Badlands Unlimited and author Tréy Sager, promises danger and steamy love scenes... more