Selena Chambers

I imbibe words and consume past minds. As a result, I often awake next to strange sentences and forgotten meanings. I am the Bas Bleu Zombie.

I haven’t had many reasons to leave the house, lately. Too many deadlines and not enough time. However, when it comes to these two events, I wouldn’t miss them for all the pennies per word in the world. On Thursday, March 9th, starting at 7 pm at the Phyllis Straus Gallery in Tallahassee, FL, I …

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For the past few months, I have been reading for Zoetic Press’s NonBinary Review #12: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, which I have the honor of serving as Guest Editor. It was just released, and is now available for digital purchase for just $1.99. Out of something like 63 submissions, I selected 32 stories, …

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It’s a book!!! Light up your cigars, pop the bubbly, and behold my little bundle of horrors, Calls For Submission, my debut collection published by Pelekinesis.   I am thrilled that it is adorned by Joan Horne‘s cute & creepy cover, and includes an introduction by Molly Tanzer, and collaborations with Jesse Bullington and Virginia M Mohlere. Arriving this May. If you …

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Send me your Poe! I have the distinct pleasure of being guest editor for Zoetic Press’s Non-Binary Review, #12: The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, and I want YOU to send me your Poe-influenced work. I have worked with Poe’s material closely now for about ten years, so it has been a real pleasure …

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Reading! Writing! Editing! Yay!  As far as I can recall, this is what I was up too this year in publishing: Fiction “The Last Session: The Facts in the Case of Clarissa Collyer.” Dunhams Manor Press Limited Edition Chapbook. Longest fiction written to date. A whole novelette! Hot dang, I will conquer you yet, novel. …

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Back in November, I decided to launch a new literary feminist rag called NASTY WRITERS. The mission statement and guidelines are finally up, and we are open to reading for Issue #1, due out in late Spring. This is still a one-lady shop, at the moment, but slowly am getting things going with a branding/redesign …

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August 30 marks two major events in Romantic literature. Today is the day Mary Godwin Shelley was born in 1797, which lead to an infection in her mother’s womb. Thus the world lost its pioneering feminist and adventuress, Mary Wollstonecraft, ten days later. This wabi-sabi truth of creation would haunt Mary and the pages of her most famous …

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