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New poem in Louisiana Literature

I’m honored to have a poem, “Shake the Tree [Aschenputtel]” in the latest issue of Louisiana Literature. Here’s the issue where you can read the poem. Thanks to editor Jack Bedell for accepting my work!

New Story in Redivider

My short story, “An Inch Too Tight,” about a young 14th century mother who goes to see Julian of Norwich about a demon appears in the latest issue of Redivider. Also featured is a haunting,…

New Story in Arkansas Review

Excited to see the first of my short stories set in near-future dystopian Louisiana in the December issue of Arkansas Review! Although this is a print publication, the story is being featured on the website,…

New Poem in Strange Horizons

My poem, “The Mother Searches for Her Own Story,” appears in this week’s issue of Strange Horizons.  This one is from the full-length poetry collection I’m working on, and I’m so honored to have it…

Interview with Maggie Smith

Last year, interviews and reviews editor at Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Sarah Ann Winn, invited me to interview poet Maggie Smith for their March issue. A big fan of Maggie Smith’s work, I eagerly agreed. It was…

Back to Vermont Studio Center

I’m so grateful to the National Endowment for the Arts, which funded the two-week fellowship and stipend I’ve received to Vermont Studio Center to work on my novel-in-progress, THE BOOK OF GOTHEL And of course,…

“Louisiana Disaster Recovery 3.0” in Gulf Coast

“Louisiana Disaster Recovery 3.0” in Gulf Coast

My poem, “Louisiana Disaster Recovery 3.0,” appears in the latest issue of Gulf Coast. I’m so grateful that it found a home in a journal so close to my hometown because it’s about the floods my family and…

SFPA Speculative Poetry Contest Opens Today!

I’m chairing the SFPA’s poetry contest, this year, and it opens today! First, second, and third place prizes will go to the best speculative poems in each of three length categories. All forms and styles of…