Luz: The Flower of Evil

After taking an extended period of time trying to navigate life in the age of the Coronavirus, I’m happy to report that a film I was involved with, as one of many co-producers, is doing well in the international film festival arena and has secured distribution deals around the world! Congratulations to Juan Diego Escobar Alzate,  a true original, on his first feature film, Luz: The Flower of Evil.

Upcoming Anthology to Benefit the Australian Red Cross

I’m honored to have a story included in the upcoming charity anthology, Burning Love and Bleeding Hearts, a collection of dark tales available on Valentine’s Day. All proceeds will benefit the Australian Red Cross and victims of the bushfires, and it will be available in print, digital, and audio formats. You can pre-order your copy now ❤️

Pushcart Prize Nomination

The holidays have arrived with some very good news: I’ve been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for my story “The Dangers of Helium.” Thank you to Evan Karp and the Quiet Lightning reading series and press for the honor of being selected during their 10 year anniversary. You can watch or read my story at the link below, along with those of the other nominees. Fingers crossed we bring it home to San Francisco!

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Flash 101: Surviving the Fiction Apocalypse

I just found out that the anthology Flash 101: Surviving the Fiction Apocalypse, which includes my short story “Centerville,” is available in sixteen college libraries around the country, including Harvard, Stanford, Brown, Notre Dame, and Columbia!

It’s also available at Barnes and Noble, Abe Books, World Books, and Amazon: