2019 Year in Review

 

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW:

  • “Golden Sun” (novelette) with Michael Wehunt, Damien Angelica Walters, and Kristi DeMeester in Best Horror of the Year, Volume Eleven (reprint)
  • “Undone” in Gorgon: Stories of Emergence (Pantheon Magazine)
  • “The Caged Bird Sings in a Darkness of Its Own Creation” in Shallow Creek (STORGY) currently recommended for a Bram Stoker Award
  • “Ring of Fire” (novelette) in The Seven Deadliest (Cutting Block Books) currently recommended for a Bram Stoker Award
  • “In the Shadows” in The Field Guide to Evil (MONDO / Alamo Drafthouse)
  • “The H Word: How The Witch and Get Out Helped Usher in the New Wave of Elevated Horror” Nightmare (non-fiction) currently recommended for a Bram Stoker Award
  • “Clown Face” in Grease Paint and 45s (Down & Out Books)
  • “Open Waters” in When the Clock Strikes 13 (In Your Face Books)
  • “Love Letters” in Shallow Waters: A Flash Fiction Anthology (Crystal Lake) (reprint)
  • Three flash fiction stories for Gotham Ghostwriters, on Twitter.

Not a bad year!

COMING IN 2020:

  • “Battle Not With Monsters” in Cemetery Dance
  • “Saudade” in PRISMS (PS Publishing)
  • “Kindred Spirits” TBA anthology (Lycan Valley Press Publications)
  • “How Not to Come Undone” XVIII (Underland Press) (reprint)
  • “Chrysalis” in Christmas Horror, Volume Three (Dark Regions Press) (reprint)
  • “Little Red Wagon” at Cossmass Infinities (reprint)
  • “In His House” in TBA anthology

PRISMS Table of Contents Announced, at PS Publishing, with My Story “Saudade.”

Thrilled to be a part of this excellent anthology. Announcement today from Michael Bailey:

I am proud to announce the official line-up for PRISMS, the next dark science-fiction anthology co-edited by Darren Speegle and yours truly, to be released by PS Publishing.

  1. WE COME IN THREES – B.E. Scully
  2. ENCORE FOR AN EMPTY SKY – Lynda Rucker
  3. THE GIRL WITH BLACK FINGERS – Roberta Lannes
  4. THE SHIMMERING WALL – Brian Evenson
  5. IN THIS, THERE IS NO STING – Kristi DeMeester
  6. THE BIRTH OF VENUS – Ian Watson
  7. FIFTY SUPER-SAD MAD DOG SUI-HOMICIDAL SELF-SIBS, ALL IN A LEAKY TIN CAN HEAD – Paul Di Filippo
  8. RIVERGRACE – E. Catherine Tobler
  9. SAUDADE – Richard Thomas
  10. THERE IS NOTHING LOST – Erinn L Kemper
  11. THIS HEIGHT AND FIERY SPEED – A.C. Wise
  12. THE MOTEL BUSINESS – Michael Marshall Smith
  13. EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS ALSO A LIE – Damien Angelica Walters
  14. THE GEARBOX – Paul Meloy
  15. DISTRICT TO CERVIX: THE TIME BEFORE WE WERE BORN – Tlotlo Tsamaase
  16. HERE TODAY AND GONE TOMORROW – Chaz Brenchley
  17. THE SECRETS OF MY PRISON HOUSE – J. Lincoln Fenn
  18. A LUTA CONTINUA – Nadia Bulkin
  19. I SHALL BUT LOVE THEE BETTER – Scott Edelman

The prism: dispersion of humankind into the spectrum of herself / himself; an object, a place, or something figurative; the human condition as it relates to the self, or to humankind in general; ascension; translation…

* Note that these are not official covers of any kind, just mock-ups I created during the conception of this project.