Guest Article at On an Underwood No. 5

My guest article “Toltec Traces in ‘The Thunder-Rider’” is up at On an Underwood No. 5, a blog devoted to Robert E. Howard and his works of fiction. The piece analyzes Howard’s use of Mesoamerican myth and legend in a posthumously published story draft.  

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Story and podcast at Strange Horizons

My short story “Winds That Stir Vermillion Sands” is up at Strange Horizons, accompanied by a fantastic introduction by author Sabrina Vourvoulias and a podcast version read by Anaea Lay.  

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Poems forthcoming in Cybersoleil

My poems “Santander” and “Escape” have been accepted for publication in the upcoming winter edition of Cybersoleil Journal.  

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Poetry forthcoming in Red River Review

The delightful folks at the Red River Review have accepted my poems “Tlacuache, Cornered” and “Losing My Accent” for publication in their August 2015 issue.  

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Border Lore released

Lamar University Press released my book Border Lore: Folktales and Legends of South Texas. The volume is already available at Amazon and will soon go live at other major venues.  

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Translations forthcoming in Axolotl

The literary magazine Axolotl will be publishing my translations of four Nahuatl poems in their upcoming issue.  

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“Ancient Hunger” wins Kraken

My story “Ancient Hunger, Silent Wings” won one of Devilfish Review’s Kraken Awards: third place in fiction. The piece, a fantasy set in 19th-century New Mexico, appears in their Kraken Award issue.  

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Strange Horizons reprinting “Winds”

I am pleased to announce that Strange Horizons will be reprinting my science fiction short story “Winds That Stir Vermilion Sands” on June 29. Curating the tale will be the fabulous author and journalist Sabrina Vourvoulias.  

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“Wildcat” in Apex Magazine

My short story “Wildcat” has been published in issue 72 of Apex Magazine. You can read it on-line here.  

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Poem in The Thing Itself

My poem “The Wall” will be appearing in The Thing Itself, the literary journal of Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.  

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