Monthly Archives: May 2016

5-20-16 Spring Update: New Stories and Articles

A busy and rewarding semester teaching at Texas A&M University. Some wonderful papers, stories, poems, scripts, theatrical and puppet performances emerged from students.

In addition, I was lucky enough to have some stories and articles see publication within the space of several months.

My story “Echolocation” is available in the Arroyo Literary Review Print Issue 8 Spring 2016:

You’ll find “Shadows of the Past in the Sunshine State”–a folklore fieldwork study of ghost legends and ghost tourism in St. Augustine, FL in Western Folklore . Summer/Fall2015, Vol. 74 Issue 3/4, p309-342. 34p. Available here:

I’ve worked on “The Handle” the last couple of years, and it will be published later this summer and reached Runner Up status in Psychopomp Magazine‘s Short Fiction contest for 2016:

Most recently the online open source journal Humanities published my article, “We All Live in Fabletown: Bill Willingham’s Fables—A Fairy-Tale Epic for the 21st Century” for the special issue Fairy Tale and its Uses in Contemporary New Media and Popular Culture–Academic Editor: Claudia Schwabe