I’ll Be at AWP in Portland, OR!

Hello, hi, yes, I’m alive, albeit very busy and very stressed but still writing.

Anyhow, just a short but exciting 2019 update:

I’ll be attending AWP in Portland, Oregon!

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Fiction: “The Cemetery’s Daughter”

Hell[o], readers!

I don’t know about you, but I wasn’t feeling Halloween this year. Perhaps it’s because it’s still hot and sunny where I live. Perhaps it’s because I didn’t work at a Halloween store this year. Whatever the reason, I couldn’t quite get in the Halloween mood, which is why I wrote last week’s piece – a mashup of all the things I’ve learned on Halloweens past.

After much struggle, I finally finished that short fiction piece I’ve been promising for weeks now. My main inspirations for this story were my poem Coffin Birth, a long-ago visit to a cemetery in Salem, Oregon back in my college days; and B. Catling’s The Vorrh trilogy.

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