“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


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



  • 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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“Florida Miracles” — Interzone (November 2015)

My story “Florida Miracles” was published in the November 2015 issue of Interzone.


First Lines

Esta, it’s extremely important that David and his razorblade join us, Mrs. Henry tells me. Don’t fret, child. He’ll barely notice the blood.



“Another father-daughter relationship….I got a great feeling from this story’s complex and mature vision masked initially as a tale about young people self-harming with knives…”

–Des Lewis, Dreamcatcher Real-Time Reviews


Buy a copy of Interzone, the British fantasy and science fiction magazine where “Florida Miracles” appeared (Issue 261): http://ttapress.com/interzone/backissues/

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“Pretty Little Boxes” — Resurrection House’s Anthology XIII (March 2015)

My story “Pretty Little Boxes” was published in the Resurrection House anthology XIII in March 2015.

First Lines: Boxes surround us. Every night Barry builds more walls, fastens more lids. Sometimes, when I can’t sleep, I slip down the hall to his workroom and watch. His eyes remain focused on the contents of his bench: the wood, the pulped flowers and all those dying insects—the grasshoppers, the damsel flies, the hissing cockroaches—that will eventually make up the lining of each petal-and-limb box. 

Editor:  Mark Teppo

Cover Design: Jennifer Tough

Jacket Description: The thirteenth Tarot card is Death, and he is … Read more

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