Darin is the author of three novels: Noise (2010), Chimpanzee (2014), and Totem (2015). After teaching collegiate writing and literature for a number of years, he now writes full-time for id Software, a video game design studio. He holds a B.A., an M.A., and a Ph.D. in English Literature and Theory, and he has served in various editorial capacities for a number of independent presses and journals. He lives in Texas with his wife, where he dreams of empty places.
In the aftermath of the switch from analog to digital TV, an anarchic movement known as Salvage hijacks the unused airwaves. Mixed in with the static’s random noise are dire warnings of the imminent economic, political, and social collapse of civilization—and cold-blooded lessons on how to survive the fall and prosper in the harsh new order that will inevitably arise from the ashes of the old. Learn more