Birkensnake 7, Y’all

Birkensnake 7 is live in its entirety (in various formats) for your perusal and it contains my I, Y’know Who, Having Stepped Into Well Street.

The print version of the magazine can be got by reading out loud any short or short-short story into your phone (or any neat recording device) and emailing it over to the people responsible for the creation of this artifact. Although it isn’t mandatory, readers outside the US might want to consider chipping in postage.


Look, did I or did I not say, this is a glittering artifact!



In Nether VI

Issue VI of Nether features works of poetry and prose by many (writers of all ages and stripes – old, new, obscure, in translation, what have you), including my prose piece called Lines. It can be ordered from, or ordered directly from



Six Short Ones

Six Short Ones are live now at Spork Press – six prose pieces that include That Multifaceted Dunsboy!, If by a Time-Machine You Go, ‘You are Not Simply to Be,’  Speaks Our Fastmodernist, and also A Logical Procession plus a wee bit more. Do read, do tell. Go back to Spork and read lot more.

In SmokeLong Quarterly’s 40th


Cover art “Carjacking” by Mark Maggiori

You wouldn’t for once be wrong about judging a mag or book, vide SmokeLong Quarterly’s 40th issue, as: Deep and Clever, solely by its cover. While I must remain nonjudgmental about the “story” of mine featured in there, I needn’t vouch for the rest of the stories in there, either. I mean, the cover. The cover! THE COVER