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Recent News


“The Swan Maiden” (originally published in the October 2013 issues of Flash Fiction Online) is included in this week’s episode of the audio podcast Far-Fetched Fables


Today I’m interviewed by the delightful Lydia Kurnia over at her blog: Introducing Barbara A. Barnett…


Unburied Treasures: An Illustrated Anthology of Speculative Fiction, which includes my story “7:74 p.m.”, is now available from Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, and iTunes.


Pleased to see that “Notes on a Page” tied for third place in the annual IGMS Reader’s Poll, and that Nick Greenwood’s lovely artwork for the story placed first in the interior art category


“The Swan Maiden” (Flash Fiction Online, October 2013) will be included in an upcoming episode of Far-Fetched Fables, a new podcast from the District of Wonders


“The Perfect Instrument” is now online in issue 26 of NewMyths.com


“The Holy Spear” (originally published in issue 25 of Black Static) is featured in this week’s Tales to Terrify podcast


The anthology Stamps, Vamps and Tramps, which includes my story “The Whole of His History,” is now out in both paperback and e-book format.


Pleased to see that “The Girl Who Welcomed Death to Svalgearyen” (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, issue 124) was included in Tangent Online’s 2013 Recommended Reading List


“The Perfect Coordinates to Raise a Child” is now online at Daily Science Fiction


My writing group, The Star-Dusted Sirens, now has a blog where we’ll be posting about all manner of writerly topics, as well as a Twitter account @StarDustSirens