Tinyman for President
by Miriam Martincic and Q. Synopsis
In this kaleidoscopic narrative, Q. Synopsis follows presidential candidate Tinyman through the events of February, 2020. 150 pages. Perfect bound with French Folds
Cover design by Miriam Martincic. Awarded Best of Category (book design), 63rd ADAI Design Exhibition (Art Directors of Iowa). (!)
Printed in the United States by Bookmobile.
Publication Date: 3 November 2020
“Back during the turbulent 60s, faced with the threat of nuclear holocaust, racial and cultural unrest, political assassinations, and the Vietnam War, American artists Stanley Kubrick (in Dr. Strangelove) and Hunter S. Thompson (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) responded by inventing absurdist satiric fantasies so outrageous and compelling that they exposed the nightmarish logic underlying our nation’s collective peril—and kept us laughing even as they cut most deeply. Q. Synopsis’s hilariously disturbing and deeply informed novel about the 2020 American Presidential election, Tinyman for President, is that same kind of ambitious satire—albeit one whose off-the-grid creative impulses have the ability to channel moral outrage into the literary equivalent of Never Mind the Bollocks. Wake up, Americans, and…
Make America Tiny Again!"
— Larry McCaffery,
editor of Storming the Reality Studio,
Expelled from Eden,
and Avant-Pop: Fiction for a Daydream Nation