Other Voices Category

Stephen Graham Jones interview by Craig Wallwork

So Stephen Graham Jones is just a fascinating, immensely talented writer, and not only a great influence on me, but a bit of the ideal future I seek out. He has published seven novels, teaches at the MFA program at CU Boulder, and is one of the most prolific writers I know. I have been […]

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Charactered Pieces, the new chapbook from Caleb J.Ross and OWC Press

I’ve been a long time fan of Caleb Ross. I always enjoy his work. He has a wide range of styles and genres but his stories always go deep, they resonate, they move and disturb. His novels deserve to be out there, published, now. But until then, dig the new chapbook by OWC Press (Outsider […]

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QUICKIES! Chicago

QUICKIES! Chicago – October 13, 2009: JAC JEMC ELIZABETH WYLDER BEN TANZER KATE DUVA CAROLINE PICARD AARON PLASEK GRAY CASEY BYE ZACH DODSON RICHARD THOMAS AARON BURCH BLAKE BUTLER AMELIA GRAY Wow, so what a great night. I was thrilled when Mary and Lindsay invited me to read at QUICKIES! Chicago, but little did I […]

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SCORCH ATLAS by Blake Butler release party with Featherproof Books

So last night I fought traffic for an hour and a half to just barely get down to the SCORCH ATLAS book release by Blake Butler and Featherproof Books on time. It was at No Coast Collective @1500 W. 17th St, Chicago so if you’re in the Pilsen area, check them out. I love Pilsen, […]

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Holly Goddard Jones GIRL TROUBLE

Holly’s book is out, go get it. She is of my favorite new voices. I BARELY got to know her at Murray State University where I’m getting my MFA. She is really talented and writes these wonderful dark stories. Reminds me of MARY MILLER (and if you haven’t read her, go pick up BIG WORLD […]

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Rotten Leaves

Well, I can’t even begin to say how excited I was to hear that Axel Taiari, Christopher Dwyer and Nik Korpon have launched a dark fiction publication. These are two of my favorite dark fiction writers. I’ll certainly be sending them work for the online AND print publications. Christopher has published a lot, and is […]

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Christopher Dwyer – Dark Matter – Dogmatika “Writer in Residence”

I’ve been a peer and friend of Christopher for a couple of years now. We often joke that we were separated at birth. Brothers from another mother. We have very similar styles, and I think that is why we were drawn to each other’s work. We both like heavy setting, lyrical prose and the darker […]

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Major Inversions by Gordon Highland

Gordon is a very generous and talented guy. He recorded the voice-over work for my story up at Word Riot, is a very active and supportive member of my novel workshop, Write Club, plays a major role at The Velvet and has published alongside me in Colored Chalk. I’m psyched that this is finally getting […]

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Caleb Ross in Vain Magazine

I’ve been bad about promoting my friends and peers here on my blog, just a matter of time and actually remembering to do that, so I’m going to work hard to do better at that. I’m very excited to see Caleb J. Ross get his story into Vain, one of the most compelling and visually […]

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