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Poetry sale: ‘Hungry Constellations’ to GOBLIN FRUIT

/ June 29th, 2013 / No Comments »

I’m pleased to report my first new sale of the year (yes, it’s true) — The Queens of Air and Darkness at Goblin Fruit have accepted “Hungry Constellations,” which can be read as a cycle of 10 interlinked poems or, taken together, as possibly the

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The MYTHIC DELIRIUM Kickstarter is live

/ June 24th, 2013 / 1 Comment »

UPDATE: The first issue, Mythic Delirium 0.1, is ready. You can get it by backing the Kickstarter for Mythic Delirium or by ordering a subscription through the Mythic Delirium website.     As the Bard put it so eloquently, “Once more into the breach.” I’m

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The first Mythic Delirium of 2013

/ March 21st, 2013 / No Comments »

A perfect image for today, supposedly the first day of spring.     As a bonus, here’s some gratuitous staff shots of my assistants.

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A new Mythic Delirium is coming (to a mailbox near you)

/ March 17th, 2013 / No Comments »

Last week I announced that Mythic Delirium is going to undergo a big change. More about that in just a bit. This week I get to announce that the newest issue of Mythic Delirium is almost here (and we’re on time for once.) Here are

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Clockwork Phoenixes, Kickstarters and poems, oh my!

/ March 17th, 2013 / No Comments »

Because I never have enough to do (heh, heh) I have proposed a discussion, a workshop and three group readings for the upcoming ReaderCon convention in July. As of last week, all have been approved. I share their descriptions below.   GROUP READING: CLOCKWORK PHOENIX

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A 2009 essay on speculative poetry, reclaimed from the Wayback Machine

/ March 2nd, 2013 / 2 Comments »

The Speculative Poetry Scene Guest Blog by Mike Allen (on the now-defunct Nebula Awards site) posted on October 05 2009 I was lucky enough to attend two award ceremonies this year related to speculative writing. First, the Nebula Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, where I

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Speculative poetry editors make Best of 2012 recommendations

/ January 31st, 2013 / No Comments »

Writer and editor Rose Lemberg today posted a round-up of a weeklong project she organized in which editors of speculative poetry publications listed their top five favorite poems published in 2012 by venues other than their own. Individual recommendations come from Amal El-Mohtar (Goblin Fruit,)

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So what on Earth happened in 2012?

/ January 7th, 2013 / 4 Comments »

I’m still asking myself this. In terms of writing, editing and publishing, this was easily my biggest year since 2009 (when I was up for the Nebula for “The Button Bin” and had released the 10th anniversary issue of Mythic Delirium and the second volume

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“Machine Guns Loaded with Pomegranate Seeds” appears at Strange Horizons

/ November 19th, 2012 / No Comments »

My tongue-in-cheek anti-Persephone-poem poem “Machine Guns Loaded with Pomegranate Seeds” appeared today at Strange Horizons. My thanks to Sonya Taaffe for giving this piece a home. My thanks also to Amal El-Mohtar for this delightful Twitter review: Only @mythicdelirium could make me burst out laughing

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Poems accepted for Mythic Delirium 28

/ October 28th, 2012 / No Comments »

I’m pleased to announce the poems that will be appearing in Mythic Delirium 28, scheduled to be published in Spring 2013. It’s a pretty eclectic mix, though road trips figure prominently. Día de los Muertos • F.J. Bergmann The Beast • Rachel Manija Brown Mice

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