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Long Island Can Be Murder

My story “Ending in Paumanok” will appear in Long Island Noir, due out this May from Akashic Books. The anthology is edited by Kind Kaylie Jones and also features the works of Jumpin’ Jules Feiffer, Madcap Matthew McGevna, Nice Nick … Continue reading

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Tinting Fiction

Here are the first couple of paragraphs of what I’ll be talking about at the National Council of Teachers of English this weekend. I’ll be on the panel “We’re On the Case: Latino Writers of YA Mysteries,” featuring Sarah Cortez, … Continue reading

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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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