“Holes in Heaven” Newly Released to the World

My story “Holes in Heaven” about sibling rivalry, stellar nurseries, and the power of sacred magic verses science came out today in the print journal Isthmus. You can read an excerpt of the story here or purchase the magazine directly. Isthmus is a biannual journal out of Seattle, Washington.

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In addition to its other powers, the Arizona heat compels decay. My forty-year-old apartment building with its Class C construction and Title Eight clientele didn’t stand a chance. The stench had overtaken my bedroom months ago, the epicenter of my carefully assembled physics experiment. Even with a bandana … 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.

 

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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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