Author Archives: RNz

Another Silly October

Yet another year goes by — with another special Halloween edition of Asinine Poetry. poems Dirtnap by J.R. McCarthy Henry Rollins by Richard Tyrone Jones The Kiss of the Rubber-Lipped Elephant by Andrew H. Oerke Proximity and Elapsion by Adam Vatterott Morning Constitutional by Ook, … Continue reading

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The Story of the Hurricane

I guest-post at the charming Patti Nase Abbott’s blog today, a “How I Came to Write This Story” feature about my short story “Juracán,” which was published in Indian Country Noir (Akashic Books, 2010). Here is an excerpt: MY KOOKY, BAWDY, … Continue reading

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Falling for Asinine

The September issue is out. poems Self-Portrait of the Artist by Vernon Waring Painting by Graham Everett Nancy Grace Bitchslaps My Muse by Figgie Creamcheese Choy’s Religion by Ann Steiner This is My Mind, This is My House by William … Continue reading

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Hollow, Hollow

I guest-wrote an episode of Friday’s Forgotten Books at the lovely Patti Nase Abbott’s blog. Thank you, Patti! Here is an excerpt: THE HOLLOW MAN, John Dickson Carr The Hollow Man would make Raymond Chandler kick a hole in a stained … Continue reading

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Asinine in August

poems Budget Meeting by Doug Draime Jumper by Marc Carver Mr. Lazarus Is Sick of Cleaning Up After Lady Lazarus’s Failed Suicide Attempts by Matt Medina The Litany of Seven by Jekwu Anyaegbuna Jeez, My Legs Still Hurt by Carson … Continue reading

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Black Hearted

I’ve a new story in Black Heart Magazine’s Noir issue, edited by Jailbreakin’ Jimmy Callaway and featuring Daniel B. O’Shea, Cameron Ashley, AJ Hayes, Jonathan Woods, Nik Korpon, Chris Deal, Alexander Kraft, Chris Benton, Kieran, Garnett, Keith Rawson, among many … Continue reading

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Asinine Fireworks

Our July issue is up! poems Beach Manager Blues by Natalie M. Dorfeld, PhD What Lame — Anemic Creatures — by Apple Dickinson Ragweed by Jenifer Lee Wallace No Sex with Insects by Callie Cardamon After Thoreau by David Alpaugh … Continue reading

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