I’ll be at Suffolk County Community College Creative Writing Festival this Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m., on the panel for the anthology Long Island Noir (edited by Kaylie Jones and due out next year from Akashic). My story “Ending in Paumanok” will be included in the anthology. Also on the
From the March 15, 2011 issue of Kirkus Reviews: YOU DON’T HAVE A CLUE Latino Mystery Stories for Teens Editor: Cortez, Sarah Review Date: March 15, 2011 Publisher:Piñata Books/Arté Público Pages: 320 Price ( Paperback ): $16.95 Publication Date: April 30, 2011 ISBN ( Paperback ): 978-1-55885-692-9 Category: Fiction Cortez
My short story “Hating Holly Hernandez” will be coming out in You Don’t Have a Clue this spring. Pre-order now!! The publishers, who don’t name me in the press release, not that I noticed, do allude to my story in the back cover copy, which I did notice! Here’s the
The new issue of A Thousand Faces, the quarterly journal of superhuman fiction, is out with my story “Volcano Girl.” You can read it online (for free), buy it in print, or download it to your Kindle or Nook. Here’s an excerpt from the beginning of the story: VOLCANO GIRL
My short story “Watching the Iguanas” is now up at the great online thrill-ride of a magazine Spinetingler. I wrote the story many years ago for my zine Mongrel, inspired by an Elvis Costello song and my brief experience petsitting a friend’s iguanas (FYI: they don’t fetch and they sure
For those of you who read my story “Juracán” in the anthology Indian Country Noir, this report about the survival of the Native Americans I write about might be of interest. Decimated Tribe Seeks Recognition Through 2010 Census Puerto Rican Tainos were nearly wiped out after arrival of the Spanish
My short story “Roachkiller,” which was published in Murdaland, has been featured on FictionDaily. The site’s goal is to help aggregate and organize the “sea of new literature” online. May the Force be with them. Check it out!