Cover art for Gibby Haynes’ debut novel.

Butthole Surfers singer Gibby Haynes is branching into a new art form: young adult novels.

The singer and Lake Highlands native is scheduled to release his debut novel Jan. 14, 2020, via Soho Teen. The novel titled “Me & Mr. Cigar” tells the story of a 17-year-old boy named Oscar and his supernatural companion in the form of a dog, Mr. Cigar, Pitchfork reported.

The book’s synopsis reads: “As for Oscar’s older sister, Rachel…she fled Texas after Mr. Cigar bit off her left hand. Oscar was 12. But he alone knows now as he knew then: his beloved pet is no menace. Mr. Cigar is a supernatural companion.”