Event Announcement

I will be emceeing HWA Colorado’s Annual Red Tinsel Event from 7-9 pm on December 8 at the BookBar (4280 Tennyson St.) in Denver. Readers in attendance will include yours truly,  Steve Rasnic Tem, Stephen Graham Jones, Mario Acevedo, Angie Hodapp, Warren Hammond, Josh Viola, Sean Eads, Hillary Raque Dodge, Larry Berry, Dean Wyant, andContinue reading “Event Announcement”

November News

It’s been a crazy and wonderful Fall, and I’m ready for the cold quiet that comes with winter. It’s always been my favorite season to write. I have projects planned and stories to finish. Time to get back to business! Overall, October was a fun month. I received my author copy of the HWA Poetry ShowcaseContinue reading “November News”

National Poetry Day and a Nomination

Today is #NationalPoetryDay, so it seems like the perfect time to share the news that my poem “C8 : A Tessellation of Faces, Wings, and other Obscure Things,” was nominated for Best of the Net 2018. This piece appeared in the NonBinary Review issue featuring A Wrinkle in Time. Thank you, Lise Quintana and ZoeticContinue reading “National Poetry Day and a Nomination”

August News

My birthday is right around the corner (August 31), which makes all the good news I’ve received lately even more enjoyable. On August 23, Hath No Fury was released into the world. This gorgeous anthology hold special meaning for me as it contains my “Jack and the Beanstalk”/”Rappaccini’s Daughter” mash-up “A Seed Planted,” which wasContinue reading “August News”

Big Poetry Giveaway

I’m giving away two poetry volumes for Big Poetry Month at The Storied Imaginarium. The first book up for grabs is In the Forest of Forgetting Paperback by Theodora Goss, and the second book is Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty Hardcover by Christine Heppermann. Check out the link at The Storied Imaginarium for details. Note: The giveaway ends on AprilContinue reading “Big Poetry Giveaway”

The Art of Cameos in a Fictional World

My introduction to the work of the Australian writer Angela Slatter occurred when I stumbled across the Tor.com reprint of “St. Dymphna’s School of Poison Girls” in May 2015. The story unfolded in slow waves, and it lulled me with its seductive beauty. My initial interest in this story aligned with the title as IContinue reading “The Art of Cameos in a Fictional World”

Legends & Myths: Immortality in a Butterfly’s Wing

Butterflies have always fascinated me, which is just one of the reasons I wrote this article for a regional magazine years ago. With “puddle parties” right around the corner, I decided to share this piece on the legends and myths found in the Southwest. Enjoy! One bright summer day, the Creator sat under a treeContinue reading “Legends & Myths: Immortality in a Butterfly’s Wing”