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“Thriving forward to an idea”: the wisdom of Sacra Luna

New hero: Sacra Luna, an artist of crystal jewelry. Here are some words of wisdom, which I believe are not only applicable to small business but to any artistic practice. I especially love the concept of “thriving forward to an idea.” Isn’t that what any kind of art is about? I want to dedicate tonights… Continue reading “Thriving forward to an idea”: the wisdom of Sacra Luna

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“Boyfriend” to be on Catapult; Darkness and levity

I was excited to learn that my story “Boyfriend” (which is included in my forthcoming story collection from the awesome Alternating Current Press) has been accepted for publication on Catapult. It’s a story I had a lot of fun writing. It allowed me to articulate and analyze my feelings of despair, self-loathing and disillusionment at… Continue reading “Boyfriend” to be on Catapult; Darkness and levity

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“The Great Queen of Wonderhaven” up at WIPs Journal; Composite animals

“The Great Queen of Wonderhaven” is a novella included in my upcoming collection The Girl Wakes. It is also the first part of my novel-in-progress. See an excerpt of it here, along with an interview. It was partially inspired by the Mughal artwork exhibit in the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin. There I encountered composite… Continue reading “The Great Queen of Wonderhaven” up at WIPs Journal; Composite animals