A Wake in the Undertow contains poems from the imaginations of Rich Theroux and Jess Szabo, the creative spirits behind Calgary’s Rumble House Gallery. Illustrated with drawings that emerge from “a brilliant truth like a well-lit hurricane” and that “despite all odds we carry on like the river,” the collection unveils two people in love as they disclose things survived, dig deep for sacred weapons, and endure cantankerously running on fumes. A Wake in the Undertow is a compelling work by Rich Theroux, the author of “Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists,” and Jess Szabo, a woman who radiates love, happiness, and generosity.
About the authors
Besides being a caveman, Rich is a genius talent at painting and drawing. His art hangs here and there in prominent homes and galleries but he prefers not to boast about it. Jess is a woman who, as the description says, radiates love, happiness, generosity, and brings a glass of bourbon out exactly at the right moment. Together, Rich and Jess founded Rumble House, a Calgary, Alberta tribal existence and art gallery.
Excerpt: A Wake in the Undertow: Rumble House Poems (by (author) Rich Théroux & Jess Szabo)
They’ve been burning witches and artists and scientists since as far back as we have had flames and cord ?we manifest “ and we are dangerous
Other titles by Rich Théroux
The River Troll
A Story About Love
Go Ahead and Shoot Me! And Other True Cases About Ordinary Criminals
And Other True Cases About Ordinary Criminals
Fueling Flames in Oil Land
Do or Die Filmmaking
RumbleSat Art from the Edge of Space
Stop Making Art and Die
Survival Activities for Artists