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Another STARRED Review for Spontaneous Human Combustion! This Time at Library Journal!

Thrilled to get another STARRED review of SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, this time over at Library Journal. Totally made my day. Very exciting.

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Sneak Peek!

Sneak peek at the interior layout for my fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, with new, original illustrations for each story! Out 2/22/22.

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I’ve Signed With Turner Publishing for My Fourth Short Story Collection, Spontaneous Human Combustion!

BIG NEWS! I’m thrilled to announce that my fourth short story collection, SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION, will be out with Turner Publishing in early 2022. They did a great job with the Burnt Tongues re-release, so I decided to partner with them again. More details to come. It’ll cover the best of my work from the […]

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Award Eligible Work

I have a few stories that are eligible for various award nominations—Hugo, Nebula, Locus, World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, etc. “Ring of Fire” is a sf/fantasy/horror hybrid, set in an isolated arctic location. It’s novelette length, inspired by Annihilation, The Warren, and various A24 films. This was a real challenge to write, but I […]

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Special Subscription Offer at Gamut for February! Buy One, Get One Free!

For the month of February we will have a special buy one, get one subscription free offer. So sign up now, and enjoy! The first two issues are out and/or uploading this month, and there are plenty of free samples to check out as well. Stop by and give us a look. We also pay […]

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“From Within” a 2016 Notable Story at storySouth Million Writers Awards

Well, here’s some great news. My story, “From Within” was just named a 2016 Notable Story by storySouth, as part of the Million Writers Award. In great company. This story was originally published in Slave Stories: Scenes from the Slave State (Omnium Gatherum) edited by Chris Kelso, and reprinted at Cease, Cows. Thanks, H.L. Nelson […]

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2016 Awards Eligibility Post for Richard Thomas

So, I had quite a few things come out this year, and they are all eligible for award consideration. Cat Rambo was encouraging authors to do this, so here I go! (HWA for sure, as well as SFWA, etc.) The short stories were for pro pay, so those markets are definitely eligible. If you are […]

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I’m Teaching Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror & Beyond—ONLINE

I’m teaching a six-week class, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror & Beyond, over at Story Studio Chicago (online) this October. Come join the fun. Here’s more information: Description of Class If you love the incredible, futuristic, supernatural, and fantastical—this is the class for you. Whether you’re working on a project or just starting out, this six-week online […]

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The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) is OUT TODAY!

How many years has it been since we started this project? I think at least five, my section, Golden Geese, written at the Writers in the Heartland writing residency that I was awarded back in 2011. The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books) is a dark journey—four novellas written by four authors (myself, Nik Korpon, Caleb Ross […]

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The Soul Standard is a TOP TEN pick for July at Chicago Review of Books!

Chicago Review of Books has The Soul Standard as one of the TEN BEST SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY NOVELS TO READ THIS JULY. How exciting. In great company, too. Forget the flippant summer beach read. Ring in the dog days with these 10 science fiction, fantasy, and speculative novels picked as July’s best by the Chicago Review of […]

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