It Came from the Miskatonic University

            My short story ‘Mowbray’s Museum’ is included in the anthology ‘It Came from the Miskatonic University’ from Broken Eye Books and edited by Scott Gable & C. Dombrowski       Modern tales of good ol' MU! Each story shows a slice of college life at this storied and... Continue Reading →

Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens

      Air: Sylphs, Spirits, & Swan Maidens     Edited by Rhonda Parrish       Whimsical, Inquisitive, Quick-Witted   Air is essential for life. The need for air is so important that breathing is instinctual. Yet Air is unstable and capricious, blowing gently as a summer breeze in one moment and blasting... Continue Reading →

Illumen Winter 2020

        The poem ‘To the Quarry’  appears in Tyree Campbell’s Illumen, Winter 2020. Perhaps inspired by Hawkwind’s Space Ritual and, like many of my poems,  the Birdlip Mirror.            

Spectral Realms No. 12

        The poem ‘A Witch in the House’  appears in S. T. Joshi’s  Spectral Realms 12. This was composed using an aleatory system of rhetorical strategies – a series of cards randomly picked from a pile with various poetic devices and suggestions. Thank you S.T. for all your support and encouragement!  ... Continue Reading →

Novel Noctule issue 1

        The poem of Hearts and Rats appears in issue 1 of Novel Noctule. This originated, rather than as Rat-Witch, as Rat-Wife. The Rat-Wife was y a semi-supernatural character invented by Henrik Ibsen in the play Little Eyolf (1894). Ibsen depicts the Rat-Wife as a part of a local tradition and the... Continue Reading →

Spectral Realms No. 11

    ·         A Weird Poetry Journal ·         Edited by S. T. Joshi ·         Cover art and design by Daniel V. Sauer ·         No. 11 (Summer 2019) ·         142 pages ·         ISBN 9781614982739 ·         ISSN 2333-4215         ABLE OF CONTENTS Poems The Tomb of Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire / Wade German The Blackbird’s Ghost / Abigail... Continue Reading →

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

My poem Holloways, Green Lanes, and the Old Straight Track  appears in Liminality   Table of Contents   Editorial (with actual news!)  –  Shira Lipkin   In the Waning  –  Margaret Wack   This Permanent Now  –  Jennifer Crow   Holloways, Green Lanes, and the Old Straight Track  –  Oliver Smith   The Goddess of... Continue Reading →

Balticon Poetry Contest

      Balticon Poetry Contest     winners of the BSFS 2019 Poetry Contest! First Place "Better Living Through Witchcraft" Oliver Smith Cheltenham, UK Second Place "Loving a Spaceman" R. Jean Bell Aalbaek, Denmark Third Place "The First Five Links of Marley's Chain" James Edward O'Brien Far Rockaway, NY Honorable Mention "A Cupful of... Continue Reading →

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