“Graffiti Monsters,” in Grievous Angel (Jan. 2018). You might find something unexpected inhabiting that graffiti wall around the corner. Are they on vacation, or just trying to find a new home?
“Deceit,” in Every Day Fiction (Nov. 2017). Ramona brings home a poisonous frog named “Deceit.” She’s been mooching off her sometime boyfriend for free rent, exotic animals included. But will Deceit be the end of it?
“The Tyranny of Enslaved Eyes,” in Grievous Angel (Nov. 2017). For quick cash you can sell your eyes to the Vandals. But there’s no way out.
“Equivocation,” in Grievous Angel (May 2017). An affluent town finds itself in need of borrowing bodies for hedonistic pursuits, so it makes a deal with a neighboring in-need town. But things don’t go quite as planned.
- “Waiting Room,” The Pitkin Review (2013). A young mother waits for her deployed husband to return from Afghanistan.
- Found.” Lab Notes blog, ( 2013). An extraterrestrial planet-saving team finds a lost human child. Selected for “Freshly Pressed” honor by WordPress.com editors.
- “The Room.” Keen Science Fiction (1997). A family falls apart when the simulated daughter is found out.
- “The Boa Lover.” Shaking the Tree (1997). A man marries a woman who turns into a boa constrictor – sometimes.
- and others . . .
In a class of its own
Cinderella Reimagined: An Anthology of Cinderella Retellings. Co-edited with writer Anna Jailene Aguilar, this collection of short stories revisits the traditional tale of Cinderella in myriad ways.
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- Flash Fiction I: Science Fiction/Fantasy. Ten short-short fiction pieces. Download here.
- Flash Fiction II: Literary. Ten short-short fiction pieces. Download here.