I just realized this morning that CALLS FOR SUBMISSION has been out in the world for six months! It’s been a really great experience and I want to thank everyone who bought the book, bore with me during promotions, took the time to read it, review it and blurb it, and championed it either on …

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For the past few months, I’ve been living in the bizarre and exquisite surreal world of Leonora Carrington. This year is her centennial, and the publishing world celebrated by bringing most of her writing back into print! Dorothy, a publishing project published THE COMPLETE STORIES OF LEONORA CARRINGTON in the US, while Silver Press launched …

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I am excited to be on tonight’s Lovecraft Ezine Chat where I’ll be joining Mike Davis, Acep Hale, and crew to discuss my short story collection, Calls for Submission, and all the dark, sundry things within. If you’d like to tune in LIVE you can do so here at 6 pm EST:¬† https://youtu.be/9GtcQ-Vsw14. But if …

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Next week, I’m heading down to the Southernmost part of the US to participate in the 37th annual Hemingway Days! There are a lot of events throughout the week, and I am excited to be part of Wednesday’s evening readings alongside some of Florida’s best! Because speculative fiction isn’t exactly associated with Hemingway, I will …

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Some other great stuff has been going on in #CFSBOOK land in addition to the great event I had at Midtown Reader in Tallahassee.   June, Lovecraft eZine Review In June, Calls for Submission received another glowing review from Lovecraft eZine’s Acep Hale, who calls it: “the showcase of a writer with a deliberate and …

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Two weeks ago was my book release party for Calls for Submission. And, as usual, I’m blogging about it in a totally timely manner. The delay in posting doesn’t diminish how amazing of a night it was! My book had been out for exactly a month by the evening of the reading, but it didn’t …

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Hey Tallahassee! Wanna party? Then come join me this Friday, June 16th at Midtown Reader to celebrate the release of my debut collection Calls For Submission! From 5:30 pm to 7 pm, I will be reading from and discussing the book, as well as signing copies. There will be some fun Selena/Pelekinesis swag-bag giveaways, cupcakes …

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About two weeks ago, Calls for Submission was released by Pelekinesis. I made a nifty comic, did some guests posts, and have enjoyed some really nice reviews at Goodreads, Amazon, and This Is Horror. Here’s a recap of what all has happened: Friday, May 5, Calls for Submission received its first review at Goodreads (and …

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So, this one is going to get a bit personal, so bare with me. I am very lucky to live in the same town as Ann VanderMeer. She lit a torch with her lit zine,¬†Silver Web, that illuminated experimental and weird writing here in Tallahassee (and everywhere) that counteracted the academic literary presence that looms …

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This is my mixtape to the world that never jammed with me…or something like that. Actually, it’s a playlist for my collection, Calls for Submission, which came out last week. Each tale has its own song and in turn its own story. I had a blast with this one. In some ways, the playlist had …

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