ARC Readers Wanted. Plus a Liz Hand Intro!

If you are interested in reading an advanced reader copy of my collection and writing a review on Amazon, Goodreads, or some other lovely venue, message me via Twitter or FB, or submit a comment using my online form. I’m putting together a list of ARC readers for later this year.  I’d love to include you.

My second headline? The marvelous Elizabeth Hand is going to write the introduction to my collection! Liz was one of my mentors at the Stonecoast MFA program. She has seen the rough, the ugly, and the unready, and still she has faith. Liz … Read more

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Book Contract Signed!

It’s official. And now I can be officially thrilled, rather than that unofficially thrilled stance I’ve had to take for the last few months. I’ve just signed with PS Publishing for my first short story collection, Uncommon Miracles.

(Pausing here for a quick “Oh my God! This is amazing! It feels like a crazy dream. Also–don’t wake me up!)

It’s scheduled for release later this year. Yes, that means 2017.

The collection contains eighteen stories, many previously published in fantasy magazines, horror anthologies, or literary journals. Laura Page in The Review Review praised my work as “startling and elegant,” … Read more

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Novelette “Idle Hands” in the Latest New Haven Review!

“Idle Hands” is the reason I love damselflies, dragonflies, and the Azores, at least from afar. It all started with one isolated species of damselfly found on the Azores Archipelago. Ischnura hastata has been found to reproduce parthenogenetically, that is without males. This fact, along with some beautiful images of the islands themselves, somehow inspired  a generational story about mothers, daughters, the multiverse, and a family’s unusual addiction.

It took “Idle Hands” a few years to find its way to both final draft and a welcoming home. I couldn’t be more thrilled with where it landed. The New Haven Review … Read more

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