Category Archives: Book review

Five Science Fiction Novels that Center on Bisexuality

I grew up thinking that everyone was bisexual. When I came out in the 1980s, I believed that all people were, in varying degrees of self-awareness, lying to themselves about being straight or gay. They just hadn’t met the right … Continue reading

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Death: An Oral History

Death: An Oral History by Casey Jarman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The spectrum of people who are interviewed in this book is impressive. They range from someone who’s researching composting humans to a former death row warden who … Continue reading

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Alondra’s Investigations

The second Alondra chapbook went live this morning! In this book, Alondra discovers a book that unleashes earthquakes, fights the things that ghosts are afraid of, and makes the hardest sacrifice in New Orleans. The stories in Alondra’s Investigations were … Continue reading

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Alondra’s Influences

When I was in high school, I read a book about a woman who was believed to be a witch but was actually just a misunderstood, transplanted girl from Barbados who ended up living with a Puritan family.  The book, … Continue reading

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2017 Press and Radio

My chief lesson in 2017, when it came to work, was what exactly a big publishing house could do for me.  199 Cemeteries is my 11th book. I’ve worked with independent presses big and small, as well as running my … Continue reading

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