Publication: ‘Slalom’ in The Sunlight Press

My short story “Slalom” has just been published in The Sunlight Press, edited by Beth Burrell and Rudri Bhatt Patel. Check it out.


‘The Advanced Ward’ on StarShipSofa

starshipsofa-logoA short story I wrote a few years ago that was published in the anthology Veterans of the Future Wars has been recorded as is now available on StarShipSofa, the Audio Science Fiction Magazine.

Check it out on StarShipSofa or listen to it below (the story is introduced by Tony C. Smith and read by Spencer DiSparti):

Thank you StarShipSofa!

A new story published by We Love Books & Company

Thanks to Ray Ortali for publishing my latest short story, Auntie Lovely Says Goodbye, in his eMagazine, We Love Books & Company, which you can download here.

Help Joe Hill help Sci-Fi & Fantasy

An intriguing string of tweets earlier this week:

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That’s right, after all these years, the “Best American …” series will finally start to showcase the best in Sci-Fi and Fantasy, and you can help guest editor Joe Hill by sending him recommendations for stories via this webpage:

Early reviews of ‘The Duck’ are in

“Really enjoyed it!”

— Professor Gina Occhiogrosso

“It’s a great short story.”

— Amy Biancolli, arts and culture writer

“It’s got my vote.”

— Tracy Ormsbee, senior editor for features at the Times Union

“It’s a good story.”

— my dad

Read “The Duck” here:

Vote for “The Duck” as the Story of the Month by March 2, 2014, here:

Update: The Duck on Bartleby Snopes now live

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UPDATE: Fresh new fiction from yours truly now live on Bartleby Snopes

I just got a note from the editor of the online journal Bartleby Snopes that my short story, The Duck, will be going live online next week at

So be on the lookout for the story AND be sure to stay tuned, because the story will be in competition for Story of the Month, with voting done online by readers just like you.

I’ll have links to the story and to the voting site when they go live.