Alberto García del Castillo
‘Merman’ (SP079)

Alberto Garcia del Castillo merman Shelter Press
Alberto Garcia del Castillo merman Shelter Press
Alberto Garcia del Castillo merman Shelter Press
Alberto Garcia del Castillo merman Shelter Press
Alberto Garcia del Castillo merman Shelter Press
Alberto Garcia del Castillo merman Shelter Press

Alberto García del Castillo ‘Merman’

Technical

156 pages
13,7 x 17,3 cm
black & white
perfect bound
soft cover printed in 4C + 1 silver PMS
first edition of 1,000 copies
2017

ISBN 978-2-36582-017-2

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Credits

Contributions:
Alejandro Gómez Palomo, Steev Lemercier, Poesivski Poeselovski, César Segarra and Susana Vargas Cervantes

Copyediting and proofreading:
Liz Allan, Cabiria, Livia Cahn and Marnie Slater

Design:
Bartolomé Sanson

Collaborators:
1646, AIR Antwerpen, Etablissement d’en face, La Fonderie: Brussels Museum of Industry and Labour, Nadine and Pane Per Poveri

Support:
Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles and Wallonie-Bruxelles International

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About the book

A queer travelogue of a boating voyage on Belgium’s inland waterways with merman and singer Steev Lemercier in the company of Chanel and Dolce, who are a cat and a dog, during the first months of their friendship with the author.

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Download the ‘Preface’ and ‘Prologue’ in PDF

About the author

Alberto García del Castillo writes genre fiction and nonfiction about communities and queer, performs his own and other people’s writings, and collaborates in multiple configurations. He has published his writing in Girls Like Us, co-edited Midpoint (Théophile’s Papers, 2016) and his debut novel Retrospective was published by Shelter Press (2014). Alongside Marnie Slater, is co-curator of Buenos Tiempos, Int.

Readings

Pane Per Poveri, Athens (6 April 2017)
Etablissement d’en face, Brussels (14 May 2017)
San Serriffe, Amsterdam (22 June 2017)
FREE JAZZ @ PANOS, Panicz, Ostend (8 July 2017)
Section 7 Books, Paris (21 July 2017)
Botanique, Brussels (9 September 2017)