Darin is the author of three novels—Noise (2010), Chimpanzee (2014), and Totem (2016)—as well as co-editor of the literary fringe journal Bahamut and editor-in-chief of the experimental ezine Farrago's Wainscot. With a Ph.D. in Literature and Theory, he works as an acquisitions and production editor at Resurrection House, having previously spent a number of years teaching writing and literature at several universities. He has also worked as the principal video game writer at id Software and has served in various editorial and design capacities for a number of independent presses and journals. He lives in Texas with his wife, where he dreams of empty places.
The second novel in the thematic cluster that began with Noise, Chimpanzee is an existential, Near-Fi conspiracy theory, set in a dystopian, post-collapse America. Learn more.
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.