CFIII: Bringing down the Witch

The online version of CREATURE FEATURE III: Bringing Down the Witch is now available at www.themonitor.com.  

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Creature Feature III begins October 2

CREATURE FEATURE III will be appearing each Friday in October in The Monitor‘s Festiva Magazine insert. Here’s the schedule of tales I’ll be telling: October 2: Bringing down the Witch October 9: The Origin of la Llorona October 16: Bigfoot on Popocateptl October 23: El Charro Negro October 30: El Sombrerón All…

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Ghosts of the Rio Grande Valley in 2016

I’m excited to announce that The History Press has hired me to write Ghosts of the Rio Grande Valley, a book on the most famous hauntings from the Texas borderlands. Set for publication in the fall of 2016, the collection will feature photographs and fabulous artwork by José Meléndez. Further…

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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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“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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Cover for Border Lore

Here is a draft of the cover for Border Lore: Folktales and Legends of South Texas, coming March 2015. Kudos to the awesome José Meléndez for his artwork and design!  

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The Flying Witch of Monterrey

The final story of Creature Feature II, “The Flying Witch of Monterrey,” is now online. You can read it online at The Monitor’s website. Here’s the great art by José Meléndez that accompanies the tale.  

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The Sack Man

My penultimate story for Creature Feature II is “The Sack Man,” with art by Jake Escamilla. You can read the story online at The Monitor’s website.  

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