Matthew Asprey

Biography

MATTHEW ASPREY’s writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Senses of Cinema, PopMatters, Island, Extempore, Nth Degree, and Over My Dead Body! His novellas Red Hills of Africa (2009), Sonny’s Guerrillas (2011), Angelique in San Francisco (2012), and Lewis and Loeb (2013) are available as chapbooks, as is the story collection To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men (2011). In 2011 Matthew Asprey was awarded a PhD in Media Studies by Macquarie University in Sydney. He lectures in cinema and creative writing at the university and is at work on an academic study of Orson Welles.

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Books

Contrappasso Magazine: Noir Issue: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A special noir-themed issue of Contrappasso Magazine, an independent journal of international writing. This one's a grab bag of essays, interviews, and new and classic poetry focusing on noir in film and fiction.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 4: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 4 features writing from Mexico, China, Russia, Italy, the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, the USA, and Australia.
Lewis and Loeb (a novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Last seen in an obscure 2005 short story, Matthew Asprey's Lewis is back in a new comic misadventure set in Tbilisi.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 3: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,540. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 2: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 2 contains interviews with Elmore Leonard & Clive Sinclair. Contributors: Mimi Lipson, John Salazar, David Thomson, Paul Pax Andrews, Peter Doyle, Antigone Kefala, Chris Andrews, Mark O’Connor, Paolo Totaro, Paolo Fabrizio Iacuzzi, Floyd Salas, and others...
Angelique in San Francisco (a novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50)
Set entirely at night in a repressive atmosphere of Patriot Act paranoia, Matthew Asprey's 2012 novella 'Angelique in San Francisco' dramatizes a young woman's quest to discover her heritage.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.