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The Dark Will End the Dark — Coming Soon!

I’m very proud and excited to formally announce that my new book, The Dark Will End the Dark, will be released in early 2015 from Tortoise Books.  This short story collection is filled with the comic, the tragic, the lyrical, and of course, the dark.  More info to come soon!  Here’s the cover image we’re likely to be using:  v7

“Engagement” nominated for Pushcart Prize

Hey, thanks to the editors of Newfound Journal for nominating my short story “Engagement” for a Pushcart Prize! I’ll be keeping my fingers crossed…
Either way, I’m tremendously grateful for the recognition!

Interview and Podcast in Pure Coincidence Magazine

Hey, Pure Coincidence Magazine has loaded up a podcast of me reading my flash fiction piece, “A Four-Letter Word For Exchange.”  Let me know if you think I have a future in radio, OK?  There’s also a printed interview they did with me on this page, right here

New Story in BULL!

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BULL: Men’s Fiction is a highly attractive, wildly entertaining journal that you should all read. It so happens that they’ve also got a short story of mine, “Head,” in their latest issue. The story is about a guy whose head stops functioning while the rest of him keeps chugging along. Dark humor and gore abounds! Here’s the LINK.

New Story in Newfound Journal!

Please take a look at my short story, “Engagement,” which appears in the latest issue of Newfound Journal. They’ve got lots of great fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual arts in there as well. There’s even a very well-written and unique review of James Franco’s film adaptation of Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. You can find my story here!

New story in Pure Coincidence Magazine!

New story in Pure Coincidence Magazine!

Check out the new (and inaugural) issue of Pure Coincidence Magazine.  They were kind enough to include my flash fiction piece, “A Four-Letter Word for Exchange.”  Take a look at the pdf of the new issue, but you should also consider ordering a print copy.   I know I’m going to!  There’s a lot of terrific stuff in there!

Another Guest Post at Superstition Review

The folks at the journal Superstition Review have kindly asked me to do another guest blog post.  I was happy to oblige!  My subject, roughly, is “truth” in fiction.  You can find my post, “Write What You (Don’t) Know” here.  Hope you like it.


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