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What I’ve published!

Most are free online, though some were print-only, as the unlinked title suggests.

 

Forthcoming:

“Armament” – Liminality

Published Poetry

“Poaching Country”Asimov’s (September/October 2017)

“Recursive” - Sunvault

“Living-Long House” - Through The Gate (May 2017)

“Scripts Simulacrum”Riddled with Arrows (March 2017)

“October Wildflower” Liminality (March 2017)

“Off the Mother Road”, Dreams & Nightmares (January 2016)

“Curio Collector” in Kaleidotrope (Summer 2015)

“Hiding Mirrors” in Grievous Angel (June 2015)

“Peach Baby”Apex (June 2015)

“An Herbwife Lives by The Dragons’ Eyrie”, Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things, Volume 1 Issue 2

A Witch in Her Own Hometown” in Grievous Angel (May 2015)

“The Leaf Burning” in Polu Texni

“In Harmony with Ghosts” and “One Morning” in Strong Verse

“Things you would pack when taken hostage.” in Through The Gate – Issue 1

“Avoiding the Issue” in inkscrawl – Issue 4

“Advent of An Apocalypse” in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly – Issue 13

“Kami” in Strong Verse

“I Am The Dead Twin” in Bete Noire, Issue 7 – April 2012

Burying the Ploughshare” in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly – Issue 12

Emerge Ravenous” in Polu Texni

“Returnee” in Shelter of Daylight, Fall 2011

Admittance” in MindFlights, Fall 2011

“My Skull, The Garage” in Chizine, March 2011 (posted here)

“What the Gargoyle Does Not Speak, But Dreams” in Chiaroscuro (Chizine), October-December 2010

“Flax” in Aoife’s Kiss, February 2010

 

Fiction:

Flash Fiction: “Color Contacts” in Cast of Wonders

Non-Fiction:

You Can’t Go Home Again for Denizen

Stories in Yarn for Polu Texni

 

 

 

Recent Posts

Spring 2017 Brings Wildflowers and Paper Charms

On March 21st, two magazines launched issues with my poetry in them!

Liminality’s 11th issue included “October Wildflower” in it’s always gorgeous collection of poetry. Their next issue will also include a poem of mine, titled “Armament”. Look forward to that this summer!

And Riddled With Arrows, a magazine of meta-fiction and poetry, launched its first issue with my poem “Scripts Simulacrum“.

~ a little about the poems ~

October Wildflower, like the other Oklahoma shapeshifter poems that seem to have thorned their way into my brain, is inspired incredibly closely by the landscape around my home. The foggy glory of Oklahoma’s mild autumn unfolded this poem for me–and really, the story bits were easy. Here’s an cameraphone snap of my walk that day:

 

I’m really glad that Riddled With Arrows opened–and as the various sales from my writing forum friends attests, so were many writers! We all love meta–stories that tongue-in-cheek reference their own tropes, or beautiful descriptions of writing itself.

I’ve written several iterations of this kind of poem, and I’m really pleased that the one about a slightly obsessed fan, turning their (literary) hero’s words into a collection of power, was chosen.

And I’m inspired to take a stab at some new material…

~ coming next ~

My poem in Sunvault: anthology of solarpunk & ecospeculation, should be out late this summer! Pre-orders will be available soon.

Again, the summer issue of Liminality will include another poem of mine. I have a few more things forthcoming, but without concrete release dates. Excited, though!

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