Pleased to be featured in the inaugural issue of bloodbathhate! “A love letter from Charybdis” (mine), appears about halfway down the page, so be sure to check out all the stellar work before and after. “The last supper at a strip club” by LE Francis and “the cynic’s love song to indifference” by Phoenix Tesni. Lots of talent showcased here, worth a quick scroll.
Read Issue 1 of bloodbathhate here.
Art also from this issue of bloodbathhate by Chloe Coblentz.
Can’t stop, won’t stop. Latest work out is in Black Moon Magazine, a deep dark mag dedicated to the experimental and experiential. I can’t say it better than the editors, who write of their mission, “art should transcend the limitations of the surface and carry purpose”. A lofty goal, and one delivered on in this collection of stirring fiction, poetry, art, and prose. Check out the full issue for free online here, or peruse the Black Moon further.
My work appears on page 10, I guess. Check out “Cumulonimbus; Or the High Plains”.
Aaaand we’re back, with a “a BAM and POW! that makes the pages turn at lightspeed”, according to the fine folks at 86 Logic. I’m super excited about this particular journal, and not just because, well, I got a thing in it. 86 Logic is a journal dedicated to the work of artists in the service industry, whether past, present, or (presumably) future. For every poet who’s dreamed lyrical limericks over a mountain of dishes, or novelist who’s written a book about the inner life they imagined for That One Customer: This one’s for us.
Seriously, it’s a really cool thing they’re doing over there. Go check it out.
My work’s in Issue 7. Read Behind Burning Glass here.
Pleased and so honored to share that my recent work “The Hunt” appears in the Winter/Spring 2022 issue of Gris-Gris! This is such a powerful issue, with stirring contributions like “Famuli after Sappho” by Ann Huang, “IS HOW, THE SAILBOATS” by K.B. Pitzer, and so many more. Don’t miss the chance to page through and take a journey into the strange and Southern world of this year’s Gris-Gris journal.
Read “The Hunt” here.
What’s dark, twisted, and just a little bit rotten and wretched under the bark? A poetry ‘zine around the theme of the coven, of course. In this release from Mausoleum Press, dive into the black, bitter, hearts of women and witches, and see what’s growing under last-year’s varnish. Lots of great work in here; don’t miss “Fragments; November”, by Aishwarya Khale, and “Stray V” by Kerry Trautman. My piece “Every morning, my stillbirth” closes out this collection on page 23.
Check it out!
Back at it again this season with my first flash fiction pub, “The Damascus Burger”. Check out this quest for the Right and Correct midnight snack over at On the Run. This mag is awesome and publishes great contemporary flash every week. Check it out if you get the chance!
Read “The Damascus Burger”.
Discovered an interloper in my mailbox this afternoon! The 2021 edition of The Garfield Lake Review is stunning, thanks in no small part to a gorgeous oil painting cover by Abigail Licht titled, “Despair”. Lots of great prose and poetry in here as well alongside the visual art, including meditations on quarantine, the impact of COVID-19 on families and individuals, and the struggles of coming of age in a world defined by dualities. My contribution, “In My Father’s Woodshed”, appears on page 121.
View the online edition here.
The work collected in each issue of Beyond Words magazine is vibrant, eclectic, and moving, showcasing emerging writers and artists worldwide. I’m proud to see one of my pieces appear in Issue 11 this year! Check out “Dust to Dust” on page 26 in the digital edition, or if you’re feeling fancy you can order a physical copy. (I did this—you won’t regret it, they’re gorgeous.) And if you’re a fan of the stunning art on page 27 just opposite, head over to view the work of the talented artist, Katherine Bloom.
Get your copy here.
Be sure to check out Sand Hills Lit Mag’s 2020 Online Exclusive! This whirlwind of fiction, poetry, and art is both haunting and effervescent by turns, and will linger with you long after reading—like pork fat and Santa Cruz tortillas. I’m delighted to share that my poem “Make welcome, Devourer” appears in this collection, joining the work of many estimable poets, authors, and artists. Keeping good company, as they say.
The full issue is available free online—flip through if you have a moment!
“Mrs. Anna Schaap sank to the scarlet whorled rug on her living room floor. She did not cry.
The creature in the mirror before her was not human. Eyes, hair, and an ostentatious nose, all sat in the places those features ought to be. The eyes blinked. The nose drew in air. But the face did not live. It was a face, a little pale face, unremarkable against any other olive-cheeked, paste-eyed face.
Her hand clenched the threadbare carpeting. A little came away on her palm, crumbling like a receding hairline.”
— “Blue Plum Jelly”, now available in the 2016 Scythe Prize collection!