• Publications

    National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2021

    On June 26th, the National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2021 was launched. Legerdemain is a collection of over fifty excellent stories on magic by authors from around the world. Some of my favorite flash writers contributed their work, such as Gaynor Jones, Angela Readman, Marie Gethins, Sophie van Llewyn, Michael Loveday, Jacqueline Doyle, Ingrid Jendrzejewsk, Lisa Ferranti, Nuala O’Connor, Jolene McIlwain, and Emily Devane.  Normally, I would have proudly participated in the virtual launch. But I couldn’t find the energy and enthusiasm at the time due to my mother’s illness. I let the event pass without giving notice. The editors and publishers, however, worked hard to create this collection, and…

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    Reading: Who is Jane Doe?

    Last December, Sally Reno and Doug Mathewson published my very short story “Stella Is” and nominated it, to my great gratitude, for a Pushcart Prize, Best Microfictions, and Best Small Fictions. This Saturday, I will be reading that story in…

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    The Wrong of My Birth

    Do you ever scratch until you bleed? Do others look at you in disgust because they can't stomach your raw red lesions or the scattering of flaky dust you leave in your wake? Do you know what it feels like…