Susanne Antonetta

Susanne Antonetta’s most recent books are her nonfiction study of spiritualism, physics, and consciousness studies The Terrible Unlikelihood of Our Being Here (Ohio State University Press: 21st Century Essays, 2021) and novel Entangled Objects (Slant Books, 2020). Forthcoming from Counterpoint is another nonfiction work, The Devil’s Castle (2022). Awards include a New York Times Notable Book, an American Book Award, a Library Journal Best Science Book, a Pushcart prize, and others. Antonetta’s work has appeared in the New York Times, The Independent, Orion, The New Republic, and many journals and anthologies. She co-authored the nonfiction text Tell It Slant (McGraw Hill, 2004) and is editor of the Bellingham Review.

Susanne Antonetta


In Paradise

When I was young and a good listener, a man told me he had lost his soul.  We sat on a strip of flattened grass outside the gas station I’d cranked my junker car into. I was waiting for a tow truck, which wasn’t going to get to this rural place for an hour or […]

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