HOZ Books

Coming in the Fall of 2019 — the House of Zolo’s inaugural release: Phreak, a new novel by J. E. Solo. Announcements about pre-order, release date and launch events coming soon.


AUTHOR: J. E. Solo
GENRE: Fiction
FORMAT: Paperback, audio and e-book
DIMENSIONS: 5.5 X 8 inches
PAGES: 260
ISBN: 978-1-989587-00-3 (print)
ISBN: 978-1-989587-01-0 (e-pub)

In an alternate, near-future world where corrupt government and corporate interest rule the smallest details of Island life, an unusually sensitive child is born. Navigating a landscape of ecological devastation and botched genetic modification experiments, the child’s survival depends upon their heightened senses and the skills they learn at the knee of their life-hacking father. Will it be enough? As they cross the threshold of adulthood the collapse of Island society draws close and they must act in order to protect what they love.

A richly detailed and compelling first novel, Solo deftly layers satire and social commentary to create a powerful story of resilience and survival.

J. E. Solo is an award winning writer, multi-disciplinary performance artist, and composer whose artistic practice is focussed on creating universes, building worlds and merging the real with the virtual. Solo’s work explores humanity’s tenuous connection to nature and juxtaposes the evolution of modern technology against the fragility of living things.


The HOZ Journal of Speculative Literature — Volume 1

Coming in the fall of 2019.

The HOZ Journal of Speculative Literature features an array of exciting writers with fresh ideas about the future. An International journal of short fiction and poetry.

The HOZ Journal will be available as both a printed paperback and an e-pub. Details about featured writers, ordering, launch dates and special events are coming soon.