My short story, “City of Dogs,” has recently been published by Bewildering Stories. I’m happy to report that this is my first published piece of fiction. Continue reading
Stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Michael Chabon, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more.
I’m about halfway through a book of H.P. Lovecraft’s short stories, and I recently finished his popular “The Colour Out of Space.” What a strange and delightful story! Continue reading
Journal and zine editors share some of the powerful work they shared in the past year.
I’m making my way through a book of H.P. Lovecraft’s short stories, and I recently finished “Herbert West – Reanimator.” It’s a fascinating story, but apparently it’s been called one of Lovecraft’s worst. Continue reading
The Lovecraft eZine, founded and managed by editor Mike Davis, focuses on weird fiction, cosmic horror, and the Cthulhu Mythos.
I’ve been reading more short stories lately to get a sense of what makes a story great, and I think I came across a good example in a recent issue of Clarkesworld. The story is called “Western Heaven,” and it’s written by Chen Hongyu, a Chinese writer who’s been nominated for the Chinese Nebula. Continue reading
I recently saw the new sci-fi movie Arrival and really liked it. As it turns out, the movie is based on a novella called “Story of Your Life,” written by Ted Chiang. The novella won a Nebula Award in 2000. (Disclaimer: There are spoilers in this post!). Continue reading
I’ve always been a big John Steinbeck fan. So I was pretty excited when I picked up In Dubious Battle from my library. It’s not one of Steinbeck’s most famous books, but it’s written with the same energy and zeal of all the other books I love by him. Continue reading
Most my writing lately has been fiction. But the recent passing of my great-grandmother prompted me to write this short piece of memoir. I was fortunate enough to be by her side during the final days of her long life. Here’s what it was like: Continue reading