I have a story in this beautifully illustrated anthology about California and its weird corners, histories and myths, edited by Jaym Gates and J. Daniel Batt. There’s plenty of great names next to mine on the TOC, and while I can’t comment on all the stories (I haven’t received my copy yet, and am looking forward to getting into it), mine features gold-rush era ghost, has earthquakes, a clonal colony of aspen, a fleet of ships rotting in the Yerba Buena harbour, and hailstorms.
You can get a copy straight from the publisher here, or at the Book Depository here, with free shipping worldwide. (I would usually prefer to give you a link to Wordery, for a website that sells books with free worldwide shipping which ISN’T owned by Amazon, but they don’t seem to have the book at the moment.)
I have a new short short story, “Sea Change” up at Tin House, for their Flash Fridays series. It’s a bit of a climate change story, you could say.
It’s the second time these good folks have let a story of mine in. Last time was three years ago, nearly to the day, when they published “The Brotherhood of Wednesday Afternoons“. You could, like, read that too. Yes?
My story “Salvation is a one-time offer” has just been published in the brilliant Haunted Futures anthology (Ghostwoods Books, edited by Salomé Jones). I’m very proud of it, first of all because I think it’s a pretty good story, but also for the cast I share pages with: Jeff Noon (his Vurt is brilliant), Tricia Sullivan, Warren Ellis…
So if you’re into reading (about) the future(s), the bad bad wolf species yet unborn, do head to this here virtual shop and get thee an auld buke.
I have a short story, “The Proverb Zoo”, in the brand-new New-Zealand based magazine Geometry. You can read it on line, or buy a gorgeous physical issue for a discounted price on their website, and help a promising new magazine on their way up!
I’m a bit late posting this up, but I had a short story published in the great 3:AM Magazine a couple of weeks back. It’s called Unspeakable Stop-overs, and it’s about, well, I’m not sure. The difficulties of communication, the randomness of story-telling, maybe.
You tell me.
I’m a bit late on this, but the good folks of Maudlin House had me over on their site as one of their Writers of the Week. So I’m Writer of Last Week. I’m old news. Washed up.
You can still go have a look at it, though. And at the whole mag: Maudlin House publishes “all forms of transgressive, absurdist and minimalist literature”, and are looking for submissions.
The new issue of The Maine Review is just out, and it contains my story “Return to Aragón”. It features holidays in Spain, a midlife crisis-ing father, an old trailer sitting in wait in a nook of the Pyrenees.
I’m waiting to get my copy myself, but if you’re interested you can check out their store, where you can find print or digital issues.
And if you write, The Maine Review will be open for submissions in February and March. They pay $50 per poem and 0.03c/word for prose.