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Together We Can Bury It featured at Blue Fifth Review / Workshop Update

Woke up to a lovely surprise this morning. The editors of Blue Fifth Review have featured excerpts from my collection, Together We Can Bury It (The Lit Pub, 2012), along with gorgeous excerpts from Barbara Jane Reyes’ Poeta en San Francisco (Tinfish Press, 2005) and Evie Shockley’s a half-red sea (Carolina Wren Press, 2006) as part of their Blue Fifth Reviews for the month of July. 118 more words

New Story published in Blue Fifth Review

It’s nice, not to say flattering, to be asked to send a story to a magazine or literary site. Especially by someone you’ve not met before. 175 more words


NZ Flash Fiction Day takes me back to a missing book: the deadline looms

Years and years ago I bought an anthology called Sudden Fiction and I loved the way the writing fell on the page in bright drops. Were the miniature pieces agonised over and crafted to a sweet and shiny essence or were they a quick and vital shedding of narrative (stream-of-conscious-like)? 293 more words

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Beautiful Smokelong Quarterly: Part Two

And now for the remaining story excerpts from Issue 47 of Smokelong Quarterly, the launch of its beautifully redesigned site. I just continue to find the stories so original and breathtakingly written: … 668 more words

Flash Fiction: The Blue of Milk

Asked by the editors of Blue Fifth Review to comment on the writing of this piece, I said, “La lecture huile sur toile is such a beautiful and ghostly painting. 1,102 more words

Review of Cinéma Vérité by Michelle Elvy ... in PANK

– from Michelle Elvy’s review of Cinéma Vérité in PANK. Read the entire review here.

Playing with narrative and story – asking to what extent these constructs hold any meaning at all – is a central theme.

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