Burnt Tongues is Being Re-released!
Posted on April 19, 2020 Leave a Comment
Burnt Tongues is going to be re-released with Turner Publishing, on August 25th. Very excited to share the new cover with you. Always a pleasure working with Chuck Palahniuk and Dennis Widmyer. This is an edgy, transgressive anthology that came out of The Cult workshops back in the day. (It was nominated for the Bram […]
I’m Open to New Editing Clients
Posted on March 30, 2020 Leave a Comment
Just wanted to let you all know that I will have a little extra time this summer in case you have a novel that needs editing. Here are some of my past clients and projects—over 100 titles going back to 2013 (with many new titles being shopped right now). For more information on rates and […]
Burnt Tongues Out of Print, Copies for Sale
Posted on May 21, 2019 Leave a Comment
As you may or may not know, Medallion Press went bankrupt. I bought the last 15 cases of Burnt Tongues, the anthology I edited with Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club, Choke, Survivor) and Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes, Pet Sematary). So it’s now out of print. I’m going to be selling signed copies for $10 + $3 […]
Exigencies is Nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award!
Posted on May 3, 2016 4 Comments
Honored to announce that Exigencies has been nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award. This is the first Dark House Press anthology of entirely new fiction, so it means a lot. ALSO, Letitia Trent has been nominated for her story, “Wilderness,” which kicks off this book. (That excellent story was also selected for Best Horror of […]
An anthology I edited, The Lineup: 20 Provocative Women Writers (Black Lawrence Press) is out today!
Posted on November 2, 2015 Leave a Comment
I’m thrilled to announce that The Lineup: 20 Provocative Women Writers is finally out, TODAY! Three years in the making, I’m honored to have been a part of this. Not only did Diane Goettel do an excellent job overseeing this project that I pitched to her what seems like a million years ago, but we […]
Exigencies, which I edited for Dark House Press, is out NOW!
Posted on June 2, 2015 Leave a Comment
Edited by Richard Thomas, Foreword by Chuck Wendig, cover art by Daniele Serra, and interior illustrations by Luke Spooner. Includes “Wilderness” by Letitia Trent, “Monster Season” by Joshua Blair,“Cat Calls” by Rebecca Jones-Howe, “Ceremony of the White Dog” by Kevin Catalano, “The Armadillo” by Heather Foster, “The Last Manuscript” by Usman T. Malik, “Single Lens […]
Posted on June 10, 2013 2 Comments
I’ve been working with a number of authors for the past couple of years now. If you need help with a short story or novel, everything from big picture edits (what’s working and what isn’t, why doesn’t this have the impact I want, conflict, plot, setting, etc.) to up close edits (typos, grammar, tense, dialogue, […]
Burnt Tongues (Medallion Press) Table of Contents Released
Posted on April 20, 2013 3 Comments
We can finally announce the full table of contents for Burnt Tongues (Medallion Press) a collection of transgressive short stories edited by Chuck Palahniuk, Dennis Widmyer and myself. Out in 2014. Introduction by Chuck Palahniuk Live This Down by Neil Krolicki Charlie by Chris Lewis Carter Paper by Gayle Towell Mating Calls by Tony Liebhard […]
Medallion Press buys Burnt Tongues, edited by Chuck Palahniuk, Richard Thomas, and Dennis Widmyer
Posted on April 5, 2013 Leave a Comment
Burnt Tongues, a collection of transgressive short stories, has been years in the making. Back when I was just a reader, plowing through 100+ stories a month for over a year, I wondered if it would ever happen. I have to give thanks to the hard work of Chuck Palahniuk, Dennis Widmyer, and so many […]
Sideshow Fables #1 is OUT – Circus Fiction
Posted on August 18, 2009 Leave a Comment
I’m posting this for Paul. I am the co-editor and designer. I’m really proud of the overall vision, look and quality of work in this debut issue. Fiction by Steve Almond, Craig Wallwork, Nik Korpon, Catherine J. Gardner, Caleb J. Ross, Rhian Waller, Deborah Walker, Christopher Kugler, Colin McKay Miller, and the first installment of […]