Listeners Welcome: An Interview with Delia Sherman

Delia Sherman and I chat about her novel, The Freedom Maze, her family history and why it took over eighteen years to get this particular book published.  Actually we chatted about a month ago, but all that technical stuff takes a little time.  Finally, the interview is up.  It’s the very first episode in my Small Beer Press podcasting series and the very first podcast I’m filing under Listeners Welcome.  I have to say I am very excited, though I suppose that could be the daily dose of caffeine I’m currently consuming. Nah.  This really is the biggest of … Read more

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“The Re’em Song” — Interzone (March 2015)

My story “The Re’em Song” was published in the May 2015 issue of Interzone.

 

First Lines

Of course, leaving was easy.

“The same damned people, the same damn trees, even the same damn work, all our God-fearing lives. Do you really think we would have married if there’d been even a handful to choose from?”

Jaw bones and sections of vertebrae hung from the rafters of their house. Ribs and phalanges contained in carefully sewn skins were piled outside, waiting to be shipped off. And always there were the horns calling from somewhere deep in the woods.

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“The Thirteen Tuesdays of Saint Anthony” — Farrago’s Wainscot (October 2015)

My story “The Thirteen Tuesdays of Saint Anthony” was published in the October 2015 issue of Farrago’s Wainscot.

 

First Lines

COMMUNITY ARTS ACCESS GRANT PROPOSAL
THE THIRTEEN TUESDAYS PROJECT

I am writing to apply for a 2017 Farsdale Arts Council grant following the application guidelines provided on the Farsdale Arts Council website.

 

Praise 

  • Tangent Online‘s 2015 Recommended List
  •  “…an intriguing tale….Written in the form of a grant application, the story details the sufferings of the mythical city of Farsdale Massachusetts….Her conclusion is both tragic and macabre.”

–Robert Turner, Tangent Online

  • “This story, told as a grant
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