Short story & interview in Iron Horse Literary Review

JSFiction, News

Iron Horse Literary Review's print magazine cover. The Party Issue has colorful balloons, and the logo of the magazine which is a horse jumping.

My short story, “Everybody Dance Now” is first up in Iron Horse Literary Review‘s newest magazine print issue. Many thanks to the PhD students and staff at Texas Tech University’s wonderful literary magazine! Since I am technically from Texas, it feels right for one of my stories to have a home there, too. I wrote the first draft of “Everybody … Read More

Ekphrastic poem on Max Ernst’s Quietude (1929)

JSNews, Poetry

A second poem from my Paris series is now published in The Ekphrastic Review. I wrote this poem after wandering down a hallway in Paris’ Museum of Modern Art where several of Max Ernst’s ink sketches hung on a wall. Something about this one caught my attention, with its surreal sea scene. I wrote down a few poetry lines while … Read More

Ekphrastic poem about Monet’s Water Lilies

JSNews, Poetry

Another poem from my Paris series is now published in The Ekphrastic Review. I wrote this poem sitting on the edge of the bench in the immersive space of the Musee de l’Orangerie, in a few minutes lull from other visitors.