The wait has been agonizing, but the day is finally here! Benjamin is now available. And then he reaches for me, and although his strength is low and his limbs are shrunken, he pulls me onto his lap and folds me up. He cradles me. His greatest creation. He holds my hair in tight handfuls, … More Benjamin – Available Now!
A story of letting go and of those left behind, Benjamin explores the deep and complicated facets of human emotion. It follows Amily, a young woman, through her long and tumultuous relationship with Benjamin, who has over the years been dream, friend, teacher, lover, and finally, uneasy companion. When she learns that Benjamin has been … More Benjamin
The Broken Plate is a national literary magazine produced by Ball State University undergraduates each spring. The magazine features poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, book reviews and interviews. The Broken Plate got its name when a plate shattered on the floor of a local coffeehouse. Since then, The Broken Plate has evolved from an online … More ‘The Bone Yard’ in The Broken Plate
CENTURY 121 is a journal of poetry and fiction dedicated to celebrating our shared conditions and destiny—as one vast, diverse, planet-wrapping family known as humanity. This truth is so basic yet far too easily ignored so it bears repeating artistically. Thus the focus of poems and fiction may be wide and unwieldy but they all … More Coming Home
My first novel, Salvation, was released today by Melange Books and their imprint, Fire and Ice. A story of human redemption, of the climb from the deepest pits of our own sorrow and back into the light, Salvation follows a young man as he finds salvation in the comfort of a vampire, a woman who … More Salvation; available now!
For the second time, my work has been accepted by The Poetic Pin-Up Revue, and will be featured in their October Issue! As always, the Revue does a good job of describing itself: We’re not quite a pinup magazine. We’re not quite a literary journal. We’re not quite a poetry rag, or a fine art … More Contumulation and Carrying On
My novella, Sunshine, is now available from Fiction Lake Publishing! A coming of age tale taking place in a speculative future, Sunshine follows the life of one teenage girl: Ozone depletion has progressed so badly that the sun becomes deadly. Society has already changed to adapt to the danger, so that people live nocturnally. Amanda … More Sunshine is now available!
With every issue, Five Poetry Journal features five poets from around the world. Issue #9 was published on August 5th, and includes two of my poems, Ghost in the Library and The Virgin. Editor Libby Hart introduces myself and the other poets in this issue: Welcome to the ninth issue of Five Poetry Journal. In … More My soul escapes to sing over fields…