It’s here! My short story, “Off the Curb,” has just been published in Crack The Spine’s 2014 spring anthology.
So go ahead, “Crack the Spine. Bend a fresh book until your hands meet beneath its stressed strings. Feel the weight of words snap free. This anthology includes the best poetry and prose from Crack the Spine Literary Magazine’s weekly publications.” (Kerri Farrell Foley, Editor)
There is something delicious about poring through the pages of a brand new literary magazine, never knowing what curiosities or obscure and startling vistas you might encounter. Or, in the case of “Off the Curb,” what chattering faces might appear the branches of your favorite tree…
To order your copy of Crack The Spine: Spring 2014, click here.
I am thrilled and honored to have been selected as a featured writer for Crack the Spine’s Wordsmith interview series! Editor Kerri Farrell Foley has done a super job with the interviews, asking pithy and entertaining questions that also offer insight into the creative process.
I invite my writer friends (which includes everyone, from those who have published full length books to those who have published posts on Facebook;-) to pick a question and answer it for themselves in the comment section at the end of the interview, which you can read here. Let’s keep the dialogue going!
"...in that moment she saw, in the heart shaped leaves of a linden tree, what appeared to be a myriad of tiny, clenched fists, or were they faces? There were dozens of them, hundreds, the entire tree crawling with otherworldly life..."
My short story, “Off the Curb,” is now live on issue 94 of Crack the Spine. In the words of Editor Kerri Farrell Foley, “Given the choice we will always select madness over method.” Definitely the right home for “Off the Curb.”
The artwork chosen to illustrate my story is awesome, and the other selections have that fine, sharp edge of danger that brings a piece of writing to life. The journal is online, so click here to read. Enjoy!