Amelia Gorman Interview

I did an interview with the oh-so-talented and brilliant Amelia Gorman for Interstellar Flight Magazine. We discuss her book of poetry, Field Guide to Invasive Species of Minnesota, and storytelling as memory and future-maker. I'd love for you to go check it out!https://magazine.interstellarflightpress.com/the-wild-the-weird-and-the-speculative-fea30c937d83

Tangela Williams-Spann

Tangela Williams-Spann Tangela Williams-Spann is a mental health and wellness blogger as well as the mother of an autistic person. She has worked in special education for over fifteen years and is currently completing coursework towards a Master's degree in Special Education at Grand Canyon University. She began writing poems and short stories in elementary … Continue reading Tangela Williams-Spann

My Review: The Café Irreal, Spring Issue #78

Over at The Future Fire Magazine, my review of the Spring Issue of an online magazine, The Café Irreal is live. I hope you'll check out all of it - the review and both magazines. Both magazines do an excellent job at providing a space for unusual voices and art. They do good work! http://reviews.futurefire.net/2021/06/cafe-irreal-78.html

2020 Awards Eligibility Post

Hey, I had FIVE original stories published in 2020! That makes me eligible for cool awards. Awesome! The Third Angel PouredThe Future Fire, Jan 2020 Public ServiceDaily Science Fiction, July 21, 2020 The LonelyPsychopomp Magazine, Fall 2020 Temple of the EndlingsBards & Sages Quarterly, October 2020 Jewel of the SeaStories for the Thoughtful Young anthology, … Continue reading 2020 Awards Eligibility Post

The Good News

I have three fairly cool things to share during this time of absolutely hellish dark headlines, stress dreams, and math that never looks good. Let me say here: it's not just you. Things are very stressful and awful. However you are coping or not coping, you are not alone. More than ever, we need to … Continue reading The Good News

Two Books of Collective Heroism

The last two books I read had something in common. A group of flawed people each making personal, hard choices to change their society - whether that's a whole galaxy or just where they live. Alone, none of them were successful. It required a community effort. In Empress of Forever by Max Gladstone, Viv is … Continue reading Two Books of Collective Heroism

Dreams & Nightmares: Issue 114

My prose poem, Sewing by the Stars, can be found in the latest print issue of Dreams & Nightmares! It's tucked between a funny, conversational piece about language and zombies and a melancholy long-form about Jewish brides told from a unique viewpoint. The whole issue is eclectic and entertaining, and the art is wonderful. A … Continue reading Dreams & Nightmares: Issue 114

The Third Angel Poured

My dark and weird western, The Third Angel Poured, is up in The Future Fire! It's my first publication of 2020, but not my last, and I'm super excited to share it with you! This whole issue is about resilience and tenacity against overwhelming force, and I hope you'll take the time to read through … Continue reading The Third Angel Poured

Housekeeping Post

I knew a chimney sweep when I was a kid. He fascinated me. Mostly because he was simultaneously handsome and awkward. He wanted to be a priest - or maybe he'd been a priest, but failed out? I can't recall, but it was something gothic romance-y like that. He also really enjoyed the shaking hands … Continue reading Housekeeping Post