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I’m very excited to announce I’ve edited an anthology called Tales for the Camp Fire to raise money for the survivors of the most devastating wildfire in California’s history. The book will be released on May 2nd. Contributors include Nancy Etchemendy, Dana Fredsti, LS Johnson, EM Markoff, Ben Monroe, Gene O’Neill, and more.
Out now! A new Ariel and Raena story (the characters from The Dangerous Type) appears in the ebook of the Spring 2019 issue of Space & Time. The story is called “The Arms Dealer’s Daughter.” You can order a copy here: https://weightlessbooks.com/format/space-and-time-magazine-issue-133/
A brand-new story called “In the Pines” appears in the Women in Horror issue of Siren’s Call magazine. You can read it for free here: http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/pdfs/SirensCallEZine_February2019.pdf.
“Something in the Water,” a new Alondra story — this one set at San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences — appears in the current issue of Occult Detective Quarterly. In this case, scientists come face to face with an implacable ancient spirit and Alondra must broker the peace. You can pick up a copy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NEysyC.
I was a guest on the Strange Familiars podcast, talking about cemeteries with my old friend Timothy Renner — who took me to Gettysburg the last time I was in Pennsylvania. Check out our conversation here: https://www.strangefamiliars.com/e/episode-74-deaths-gardens/
May 11, 3-5 pm: I’ll be joining the contributors to Tales for the Camp Fire at Books on B (1014 B Street) in Hayward, CA for the official book signing. Should be lots of fun!
May 16-18, 2019: I’m attending my first Nebula Weekend. On May 16, I’ll be giving a talk called “The Future of Death,” covering body composting, aquamation, and other new technologies for disposal of mortal remains.
June 9, 2019: I’m coming back to SF in SF! Joining me to read from and discuss Tales for the Camp Fire will be Nancy Etchemendy and EM Markoff. Watch for details here: http://www.sfinsf.org/.
August 16-18: I’ll be at Booth 21A at the Silicon Valley Comic Convention. With any luck, I’ll have the second Lorelei book for sale.
October 11-13: I’m sharing the Horror Addicts table at Sinister Creature Con in Sacramento. More details as I get them. I hope to have the paperback edition of the Alondra collection for sale.
A new Alondra story appears in Weirdbook #40. In “Elle a Vu un Loup,” Alondra travels to Mackinac Island in northern Michigan to face a monster that has terrorized the close-knit community. Check it out at http://weirdbook-magazine.com/.
I was a guest on the On the Odd podcast, talking about cemeteries and ghosts: https://ontheodd.com/199-cemeteries-to-see-before-you-die/
I have a very short story from Alondra’s childhood up now here.
Also out last year:
Alondra’s Experiments, a collection of three short stories about Alondra DeCourval, is available for the kindle from Amazon. The stories appeared previously in Instant City, Not One of Us, and Wily Writers.
Alondra’s Investigations is also available on Amazon for the kindle. The chapbook includes stories previously published in New Realm magazine and in the books Sins of the Sirens and The Haunted Mansion Project: Year One.
Alondra’s Adventures just came out on Amazon. It contains stories previously published in Not One of Us and the books Best New Horror #27 and Fright Mare: Women Write Horror. Here’s the link: https://amzn.to/2Kyafb7.