Sam J. Miller's debut novel. The Art of Starving, was an NPR Best
of the Year, and his second novel, Blackfish City, was a Best Book
of the Year for Vulture, the Washington Post, Barnes & Noble, and
more, as well as a "Must Read" in Entertainment Weekly and O: The
Oprah Magazine. The last in a long line of butchers, Miller lives
in New York City and at SamJMiller.com.
Vikas Adam is a classically trained actor with numerous credits in stage, film, commercials, and television, in addition to his over two hundred recorded audiobooks. His narrations have garnered numerous awards and nominations, including AudioFile Earphones Awards, various Best of the Year lists, and the prestigious Audie Award. He was an inaugural inductee into the Audible Narrator Hall of Fame.
Kelsey Navarro is an experienced narrator with a background in acting and singing. She has narrated everything from self-help to erotica and spends her free time reading voraciously and listening to podcasts and audiobooks. A Vegas native, she worked in management for over nine years and nerds out over personal development, superheroes, and really great food. Kevin Kenerly, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, earned a BA at Olivet College. A longtime member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, he has acted in more than twenty seasons, playing dozens of roles.
Graham Halstead, an Earphones Award and Audie Award-winning narrator, is a professionally trained actor and voice artist. As an actor, he has worked internationally in Edinburgh and London, as well as at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. His youthful, easy-flowing voice can be heard on television and radio voicing spots for Airborne and Allegra.
Krystal Hammond is a narrator/writer, cancer survivor, and nonbinary queer human. They grew up in rural North Carolina, nurtured by a steady diet of local Black Beard legends and Civil War-era ghost stories. These nuggets of folktale and myth fostered a lifelong love of storytelling and all the drama that goes with it, resulting in loads of trunk novels and dozens of audiobooks. They have a passion for science fiction, fantasy, and horror, YA and middle grade novels, and romantic comedies. Alex Boyles has been acting pretty much his entire life. He got his BA in theater-acting/directing performance from CSU Long Beach and his MFA in acting performance from Ohio State University. He started narrating audiobooks in 2019 and hasn't looked back!
Read by Thom Rivera, Dawn Harvey, Carol Monda, Hillary Huber, Bernadette Dunne, and Kyla Garcia
Mark Sanderlin is a talented voiceover artist who has worked on numerous audiobook projects.
Traber Burns worked for thirty-five years in regional theater, including the New York, Oregon, and Alabama Shakespeare festivals. He also spent five years in Los Angeles appearing in many television productions and commercials, including Lost, Close to Home, Without a Trace, Boston Legal, Grey's Anatomy, Cold Case, Gilmore Girls, and others.
Lisa Flanagan is a classically trained soprano, comedian, voice-over artist, and Earphones Award-winning narrator.
A nuanced and beautiful exploration of masculinity and the many
faces of love, touching on romance, desire, family, and
friendship.-- "A. C. Wise, author of The Kissing Booth"
Sam Miller is my hero: a fearless visionary whose stories are at once vivid, electrifying, brutal, and full of heart.-- "Sarah Pinsker, author of Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea"
Finding danger and humanity in their characters, the short stories of Boys, Beasts and Men marry emotional epiphanies with violence, resulting in imaginative, stirring meditations on LGBTQ+ struggles and acceptance.-- "Foreword (starred review)"
Miller's debut story collection gathers together...[stories] of longing, heartbreak, and the deep desire for, but great difficulty of, love. Highly recommended for any reader interested in speculative fiction that concerns itself with queer themes, particularly messy or emotional ones.-- "Booklist (starred review)"
Miller's sheer talent shines through in abundance...Boys, Beasts and Men is an outrageous journey which skillfully blends genres and will haunt you with its original, poetic voices as much as its victims, villains, and treasure trove of leading actors.-- "Grimdark Magazine"
This is the collection you are looking for. Explosive, careening, shape-shifting tales...Haunting and defiantly tender.-- "Ben Loory, author of Tales of Falling and Flying"