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, […]Read more "Publishing Notes: NonBinary Review #12: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe"
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 […]Read more "Cover Reveal: Calls for Submission!!!"
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 […]Read more "Publishing Notes: Guest Editor for Non-Binary Review #12: The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe"
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. […]Read more "Publishing Notes: 2016: The Year in Review"
A few weeks ago, I sat down with Chaosium V.P., Michael O’Brien to discuss Joe Pulver‘s CASSILDA’S SONG, which they published, and my story therein, “The Neurastheniac.” Both the anthology and my story have been nominated for a World Fantasy Award. For those new here, CASSILDA’S SONG explores the feminine side of Robert Chambers’ (no […]Read more "Publishing Notes: Interview, Tales of Mythic Adventure"
This is a pretty informal announcement, but I have been sitting on this all summer and I must unburden my soul, or else…. I have sold my first short story collection to Pelekinesis press! Entitled CALLS FOR SUBMISSION, it will be born into the world sometime in May of next year. We’re in the beginning stages […]Read more "Publishing Notes: Announcing my debut collection–CALLS FOR SUBMISSION"
Wandering Spirits: Traveling Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN has been out in the world for a few months, and I’m happy to report that, not only is it alive, but doing well! I have been getting thrills from seeing Book Selfies on Facebook (scrapbooked below), and getting cool shout-out on various Frankenstein related content like Orrin Grey‘s […]Read more "Wandering Spirits Update: August"
I’ve blinked a thousand times and the words haven’t changed, so…guess what? I’m a World Fantasy Award Finalist for my short story “The Neurastheniac,” which appears in Joseph S. Pulver, Sr’s CASSILDA’S SONG (Chaosium), also a WFA finalist for best anthology. CASSILDA’S SONG explores the feminine side of Robert Chambers’ (no relation) KING IN YELLOW, and […]Read more "“The Neurastheniac” is a World Fantasy Award Finalist for Short Story"
Last Thursday, my good friend, vintage movie expert, bomb writer, and teratologist Orrin Grey inducted me into the wiles of the Hammer Frankenstein films. I’ve never seen them, and so what a better way to celebrate #Frankenstein200 than live-tweeting the experience. It was loads of fun, and we storified the experience here. In addition to […]Read more "The Curse of Frankenstein, Updates, and Other Frankenphilia"
Although Frankenstein was published in 1818, fans are getting a head start on celebrating the novel’s bicentennial starting this week. On June 16-18, 1816, in Geneva, Switzerland, three days of terrible thunder storms caused a crew of young poets and libertines–Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Dr. John Polidori, Claire Claremont, and Mary Shelley–to seek shelter in […]Read more "Now Available: WANDERING SPIRITS: TRAVELING MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN (the chapbook!)"