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Shades & Shadows

I am so excited to be reading at LA’s Shades & Shadows on September 17th. It’ll be at the Bearded Lady’s Mystic Museum in Burbank, which looks like the most amazing thing ever. Lots of really great things happening in the next few months. More details soon! Advertisements

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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