I’m delighted to announce that the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is now available. It’s edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich and includes my poem “Afterlife.” It’s available here. Why don’t you check it out? Artist/Poet Showcase: Robert Payne Cabeen– “Run Away” Crystal Lake Poetry Contest Winner: E.F. Schraeder– “Cherry Blossoms (On Mourning a Distant Mother)” Showcase TOC: Bright Tapestry … Read More
The Stoker Award Roundup!
It was a very, VERY good year for horror this year! I was delighted and so humbled that Arterial Bloom was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award in the Anthology category. While it didn’t place, I’m so happy to see the love and support it received! Putting it together was a real trial-by-fire experience, and I’m so proud of the … Read More
My Poem is Included in the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VII!
I’m delighted to share they my poem “Lullaby for Imminently Murdered Children” is included in the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VII edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich. The book is full of beautiful, dark things, and I’m honored that “Lullaby” is one of them. You can pick up your own copy here.
I Wrote an Article for Blood and Spades!
I was so thrilled when Marge Simon asked me if I’d write a column for her Blood and Spades: Poets of the Dark Side column. Blood and Spades runs in the Horror Writers Association’s Newsletter, which goes out to all of the members. She allowed me to talk about my feelings on poetry, and ran my article titled “Poetry as … Read More
This Is Just To Say
This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold -William Carlos Williams
It has been forever since I’ve done one of these! But not only is Work in Progress Wednesday useful to let you guys know what I’m up to, but it also reminds me. My head is like a huge tornado with things flying around it all of the time, like flowers, bits of houses, and happy cows. Sometimes I need … Read More
Submit to the HWA Poetry Showcase!
My dear friend and colleague Stephanie M. Wytovich is the editor for the 5th volume of the HWA Poetry Showcase. And this is EXCITING. Something also exciting? She’s asked Michael Arnzen and I to be guest judges. Eeeee! You can read a wonderful interview with Stephanie here where she tells you a little what she is looking for. Members of … Read More
Gamut BOGO Promo!
Chocolates for Valentine’s Day is awesome, but chocolate AND great literature? Even better! For the month of February, Gamut Magazine is doing a special Buy One, Get One event. For every subscription you buy, you’ll receive a second subscription to give to someone you love. Gamut pays ten cents a word for our acquired work and you’ll find fiction, nonfiction, … Read More
The Inaugural Issue of Gamut is Live!
I can’t believe it! This has been a long time coming. Gamut magazine is now live! If you have a subscription to Gamut, feel free to log in and read the wonderful first issue. It’s simply beautiful. If you bought ebook format, you should have already received those. And if you’re simply curious to see what we have to offer, … Read More
Gamut Magazine Reopens Tonight!
Gamut Magazine is scheduled to open to submissions tonight at midnight, CST. We’ll remain open until we receive 300 submissions, and then we’ll close. Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer … Read More
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