Since my last forthcoming publication of 2022 is now out, it's time for my annual awards eligibility post! 2022 was very exciting for me on the writing and translation front. Several of my stories and original translations were published, and an anthology I co-edited for The Dread Machine was released, too! Please consider the following … Continue reading 2022 Awards Eligibility Post
It's been a while since I've posted anything, so I thought I'd leave you some short reviews of 10 books I've read in the past month or so. 5/5 stars: Dear Sophie, Love Sophie: A Graphic Memoir in Diaries, Letters, and Lists by Sophie Lucido JohnsonI love letters, I love speculating about talking to Past … Continue reading Review Dump!
Review: The Saint of Witches
I recently picked up Avra Margariti's first poetry collection, The Saint of Witches, which was published in April 2022 by Weasel Press. Avra is a Greek creator of speculative poetry, and I've been a fan of her work for a couple years now. Avra's speculative poetry has been published rather widely and been nominated for … Continue reading Review: The Saint of Witches
Publication: Poetry – “One Star” (2005)
Through a happy accident, I've learned I still have not only the publication information but also a copy of the first poem I ever got published outside a school magazine. The poem, "One Star", was published a lifetime ago in October 2005 in the now-defunct Esopian Literary Magazine's second issue (titled "The Gaze of Prowling … Continue reading Publication: Poetry – “One Star” (2005)
Publication – New Poem Today!
My latest Quatrain.Fish poem was published today! You can read it here. PS: Yes, in the payment memo line, they wrote "beeeeees!" and I laughed really loudly. I appreciate our shared humor. ^_^
Publication – New Poem!
The fifth and final poem I sold to Quatrain.Fish is out! You can read it here. I wrote this poem as an expression of my frustration with continued intolerance and racial inequality in the US. Black lives matter. Love is love. I know there are many, many lists of charities out there working to advance … Continue reading Publication – New Poem!
So You Want to Kickstarter A Genre Fiction Anthology: More Stats and Qualitative Info You Should Know
This is a quick follow-up to my previous post about my analysis and findings regarding Kickstarter-funded multi-author anthologies. If you have questions, comments, or requests for additional data analysis, please let me know! Quick Methodology/Scope Summary Please see my previous post for the full methodology breakdown. I sampled all successfully funded Kickstarter multi-author anthology projects … Continue reading So You Want to Kickstarter A Genre Fiction Anthology: More Stats and Qualitative Info You Should Know
Publication – Another Poem!
The second poem I sold to Quatrain.Fish is out today! It's another four-liner, a bit more romantic than the first one, and you can read it here!
Coming soon: Even more poetry!
The wonderful folks at Quatrain.Fish have picked up three more of my poems, which means they're going to publish FIVE of them total!!! I am very excited and will of course share them as they are released. Of these three most recently sold poems:* I wrote one as an expression of my frustration with racial … Continue reading Coming soon: Even more poetry!
Review: Fen Stories
Fen Stories (by Daisy Johnson) = 4/5 Daisy Johnson's debut book, Fen Stories, is a marvelous collection of weird magical realism inspired by England's fenlands. Johnson's prose is intense and passionate, and it yanks you into each story as if you were swimming and someone suddenly reached up from below and pulled you under the … Continue reading Review: Fen Stories