(born March 5, 1977) is an American novelist
. He is most known for his small press bestseller Foop!
(Eraserhead Press, 2005), a bizarre science fiction comedy
. He is part of the Bizarro
literary movement, a collection of authors and small presses
who specialize in weird, offbeat fiction.
Chris Genoa was born in Philadelphia
, studied English Literature and Creative Writing at The College of William and Mary
and King's College London
, and Film Production at The University of New Orleans. He currently lives in Brooklyn
, New York
Genoa's first novel, Foop!
, is a dark comedy that follows a time traveler's surreal journey to the end of the world. Foop!
was published in April 2005 by Eraserhead Press and quickly developed a cult following.
Genoa's second book, Lick Your Neighbor
, is an alternate history dark comedy about America's First Thanksgiving. The novel was completed in 2007 and awaits publication. Genoa is currently writing The Monkey and the Barrel
, a dark kung fu comedy.
- Foop! (Eraserhead Press, 2005)
- Lick Your Neighbor (Eraserhead Press, 2010)
- The Monkey and the Barrel (novel; forthcoming)
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