My Narration of Sunil Patel’s “The Attic of Memories”

“The Damaged” in audio on StarShipSofaMy narration of Sunil Patel’s “The Attic of Memories” came out today on StarShipSofa. I just love this story!

Though only one thousand words, it explodes with a multitude of planets and science fiction concepts. In fact,new ones come flying toward you in almost every paragraph. But as with all great stories, this riff on the fantastical is not the point. It is the narrator’s loss of self that is at the heart of Sunil’s story.

The author uses the artificial containment of the narrator’s interstellar memories as a particularly apt metaphor for how we–current, single-stellar humans–package our memories and … Read more

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A New Story Placed & A Personal Goal Unlocked

I’ve just signed the contract, so I get to tell the world. My story “Re-stitched” has been accepted by The Indianola Review. It’s always a thrill when a story finds a home. But for me this particular acceptance is extra special. From 2012 through 2014, I wrote a series of six stories for the annual Art & Words Show. “Re-stitched” is the last story in that series to be published.  Like many of those six stories, it has grown a bit since I first presented. In this particular case, the title has even changed!

Below are the six … Read more

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Pantheon Magazine TOC Released!

The table of contents for forthcoming issue of Pantheon magazine has just been released. The Hestia issue of Pantheon magazine includes a reprint of my story “The Re’em Song,” originally published in Interzone #258.

Hestia also includes a story by David Tallerman, a writer I’ve shared the TOC with twice before, along with a host of other great authors. The complete TOC is below.

Fiction
“Orphans” by Amanda Gowin
“The Clawfoot Requiem” by Gwnedolyn Kiste
“Knock Knock” by David Tallerman
“The Visiphorical Art” by Michelle Ann King
“The Re’em Song” by Julie C. Day
“Tunnel Vision by” Tim Major
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