Casey Mensing


Casey Mensing was born in Breese, IL. Some might remember him from such other places as Scottsdale, AZ, Tampa, FL, Murfressboro, TN, and Honolulu, HI. Currently, he's hiding out in the greater Los Angeles area. His first book, Love Is A Ghost Thing was published in 2008 and was followed by Riverside Blues in 2011. Casey has been known to record with the band JUBANO! He also writes for Hammaker of The Gods and The Lies and The Laughter. Check out for any and all info on Casey's current and future projects.

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I Am Ahab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
First love. An old man arguing with a chimp. Christmas shopping on acid. Heartbreak. Kerouac's Ghost. A death in the family. A governor on a crime spree. Love in the time of an artistic revolution. I Am Ahab is a collection of high times and weird tales centered around the Tampa Bay area.
Memory Is Desire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Biographical
Memory Is Desire is the first of a series short fiction singles. This collection contains stories about a love that could never be, a Bukowski-esque ramble about getting drunk in an airport bar, a meditation on everyday wisdom, and first love--lost and found.
The Unimaginable City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The Unimaginable City is a collection of poetry that explores love, eroticism, and the things unseen.
Last Fair Deal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Last Fair Deal, the sordid tale of the McCarty family, is a cinematic work of contemporary fiction that combines elements of pop mythology, neo-noir, and American pulp fiction.

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1990s    art    city    comedy    coming of age    contemporary fiction    corruption    drugs    drunkeness    erotic    experimentation    fiction    florida    love    lust    meditation    sex    short stories    surreal    tampa bay    verse