#Publication: “Siren Song”

I am very pleased to share that my short story, "Siren Song," has been published by Adelaide Literary Magazine.  Please read on, and I'll tell you all about it! The Inspiration The inspiration for the story was a conversation between a high school classmate and me about the breakup of his youthful, ill-advised marriage. I … Continue reading #Publication: “Siren Song”

Publication: “The Pilgrimage”

I am pleased to share the news that my short story, "The Pilgrimage," has been published in the Vol. VII #9 issue of The Woven Tale Press. (See page 55.) In addition to publishing fiction and poetry, The Woven Tale Press features a good selection of contemporary visual art. I'd encourage you to check out … Continue reading Publication: “The Pilgrimage”

Publication First: Two-Fer!

The Publications This is the first time I have had two pieces published in the same issue of a literary magazine--in two different genres! "Creosote Reverie" and "The Strange End of Laura Farnsworth's Marriage" appear in the Fall 2019 edition of Smoky Quartz, put out by the Monadnock Writers' Group. The Back Stories I wrote … Continue reading Publication First: Two-Fer!

#Book Review: The Changing Tide

Lewis J. Beilman III’s short story collection, The Changing Tide, presents us with multifaceted, thought-provoking stories about life in these United States at this moment in time--yet with universal themes of race, class, sexuality, and making human connections that will continue to resonate. As I read each story, I particularly appreciated the quality of the … Continue reading #Book Review: The Changing Tide