The Book of Gothel–Forthcoming from Redhook and Orbit UK in 2022!

I’ve been sitting on this news for an unbearably long time, but now I’m finally able to shout it from the rooftops. My debut novel, The Book of Gothel, a historical reimagining of the Rapunzel folktale from the perspective of the witch, will be published in 2022 by Hachette Orbit/Redhook in the United States andContinue reading “The Book of Gothel–Forthcoming from Redhook and Orbit UK in 2022!”

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, strange story about the aftermath of a death in Jersey City by Vinessa Anthony DiSousa, “Then Someone Moves the Ground,”Continue reading “New Story in Redivider”

Medieval Women: Beatrice of Burgundy

In honor of Women’s History Month, today, I’m posting about one of the medieval women I’ve been researching for my novel in progress. Relatively little is known of Beatrice of Burgundy (c. 1143-1184) compared to what is known of her husband. She was about thirteen years old when she married the German king and Roman Emperor FrederickContinue reading “Medieval Women: Beatrice of Burgundy”