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Poem in Star*Line 42.1

My poem “The Farm” appears in Star*Line issue 42.1, Winter 2019. Star*Line is the official publication of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association , edited by poetry powerhouse Vince Gotera. Advertisements

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2018 Elgin Award Winners

2018 ELGIN AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED Best collections for speculative poetry named by members of the SFPA. SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — The Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) has recently announced the winners of the 2018 Elgin Awards for best … Continue reading

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The Garden

“The Garden” is a short comic I wrote, illustrated by Nick Mueller. It was featured in Alterna Tales #4, originally published in 2008.

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“Ceremonies” in AlternaTeas

AlternaTeas is a short story collection published in 2016. It collects urban fantasy, steampunk and alternate histories, all centering on a simple cup of tea. The collection features my story “Ceremonies” — an urban fantasy story about a Valkyrie from … Continue reading

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Reading Report: Cracked Walnut’s “Stargazers,” June 22, 2018

Originally posted on SPECPO:
Recently, SFPA members performed with local Minnesota poets at the Cracked Walnut reading series. They shared work addressing the theme of “Stargazers.” The reading was held at the East Side Freedom Library in Saint Paul on a…

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Approaching the Elgin Voting

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We’re now fully in Elgin voting season with the final votes due September 15th. This year we really want to see as many of our members as possible voting to help us pick the speculative poetry…

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New Flash Fiction on Paper Butterfly Flash Fiction

I’m pretty excited to have a piece of flash fiction featured in this month’s Paper Butterfly Flash Fiction — The Zen Dragon. Enjoy!

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