The second entry in my seasonal mini-series Creature Feature III, “The Origin of la Llorona,” is now online at The Monitor.
[The following is the full script of the TEDx talk I gave on October 6, 2015. I removed a couple of sections on-the-fly during the live event for better flow and to wrap up more quickly.] During my second year as a teacher of middle-school, I had a horribly difficult…
The online version of CREATURE FEATURE III: Bringing Down the Witch is now available at www.themonitor.com.
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…
My story “The Boo Hag” has just been accepted for publication by Stupefying Stories. Horror in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. I think you’ll enjoy it.
The Texas Institute of Letters has posted its Call for Entries for the 2016 Literary Contests. Judges are listed; authors and/or publishers should submit works directly to them at the addresses indicated. I am honored TIL asked me to be part of this prestigious process: I’ll be one of three…
My poem “Border Folk” will be appearing in the next issue of BorderSenses.
A brief review of The Smoking Mirror has appeared in issue 53.3-2015 of Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature. Here is a link to the Project Muse page for the issue, which includes the review. You can read a scanned version of the article here.
I have two poems in the August 2015 edition of Red River Review “Tlacuache, Cornered“ “Losing My Accent“
My narrative poem “Chupacabra Genesis” will appear in The Call of the Chupacabra, Volume I, edited by Juan Manuel Pérez and Malia Pérez with cover art by Yosh Reyez, scheduled for release Fall 2015/Winter 2016.