Contract for book #2 to Be Signed Soon!!!

September 15, 2021 – I am happy to announce that Luca Bowles (a.k.a. Mambo) and I have received the contract for little punctures, our illustrated book of micro poetry, from Really Serious Literature (@rlysrslit) and we are in the process of getting that ‘bad boy’ signed and back into Barracuda’s hands. This project, the sophomore effort since my first book of poetry and short fiction Indelible Fingerprints (Alien Buddha Press), has been years coming and– thanks to @rlysrslit–will be a reality soon. Publication is scheduled for 2022. 

3 poems + 1 short story + 1 interview at Alien Buddha Press this November 2019!!!

October 28, 2019 – My short story “Windows” and three haiku poems (“The Story of Us”, “Stop & Recalibrate”, and “Moment of Clarity”) have been reprinted in Alien Buddha Zine’s November Issue (#12), available on Amazon.com. I will also be “Featured Artist of the Month” at their WordPress site. Many thanks to Alien Buddha Press for their ongoing support!!!

Poem “Coffeehouse Romance” in the current issue of The Elixir Magazine!!!

October 10, 2019 – Poem “Coffeehouse Romance” reprinted today at The Elixir Magazine in Issue #10. This newer piece was originally published at Cajun Mutt Press and was recently anthologized in TL;DR Press’ Shades of Pride GLBTQAI2+ anthology! It is also one of the poems featured in my first collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints (Alien Buddha Press, April 2019)

5 poems + interview with Latinx poet and Fishbowl Press’ Poetry Editor David Estringel

September 30, 2019 – Fishbowl Press Poetry is pleased to present our last “Featured Poet of the Week” for September 2019 David Estringel.

David Estringel is a writer, poet, and author, as well as Poetry Editor at Fishbowl Press and The Elixir Magazine, as well as Fiction Editor at Red Fez. His work has been accepted and/or published at Terror House Magazine, 50 Haikus, Setu, The Elixir, Soft Cartel, Harbinger Asylum, Former People Journal, Cephalopress, Merak Magazine, Printed Words, Digging through the Fat, Haiku Journal, Foxhole Magazine, The Basil O’Flaherty, Three Line Poetry, Agony Opera, Alien Buddha Press, Synchronized Chaos, The @baffled Haiku Daily, The Blue Nib, Fishbowl Press, Horror Sleaze Trash, and more. David first feature-length collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints (Alien Buddha Press) was published in April 2019.

Take a look at his offerings this week at Fishbowl Press Poetry, which will be published at Fishbowl Press soon on our updated website. Featured pieces include, “Smooth Whiskey”, “Blue Room”, “little deaths”, “Sucking the Marrow”, and “Killers”.

Hope you like!

Book review for Indelible Fingerprints published today at Ethos Literary Journal!!!

September 7, 2019 – Excited to have a book review for my feature-length collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints (Alien Buddha Press, April 2019) published today at Ethos Literary Journal! Many thanks to Chief Editor Kiriti Sengupta and for all his support and Sarbajit Sarkar for his wonderfully generous review!!!

A fistful o’ poems scheduled to appear at Alien Buddha Zine (Issue #13) in December 2019!

August 14, 2019 – Two poems (“little deaths” and “Damn, God’s Got a Fucked-Up Sense of Humor” plus, maybe, a third) have recently been accepted for reprint at Alien Buddha Zine for December 2019 publication in Issue #13. Very happy that these newest pieces are starting to make the rounds. Muchos gracias to Red Focks at Alien Buddha Press for the acceptances, as well as his ongoing support, and to Cajun Mutt Press and Headline Poetry, respectively, for originally publishing these pieces. 

David A. Estringel will be “Featured Artist of the Month” for November 2019 at Alien Buddha Press!!!

August 12, 2019 – Thrilled to announce that along with having my short story “Windows” and three haiku poems (“The Story of Us”, “Stop & Recalibrate”, and “Moment of Clarity”) reprinted in Alien Buddha Zine’s November Issue (#12), I will also be “Featured Artist of the Month” at their WordPress site. Rounding off the year properly, I would say!

Three haiku accepted for reprint at Alien Buddha Zine for November 2019 issue!

July 22, 2019 – Three haiku (“The Story of Us”, “Stop & Recalibrate”, and “Moment of Clarity”) that were previously published at Cajun Mutt Press were accepted for reprint today at Alien Buddha Zine for November 2019 publication (Issue #12). Always excited to be included in ABZ with the whole talented lot they always seem to deliver on a monthly basis. Per usual, many thanks for Cajun Mutt Press for originally publishing and supporting my work!

Poem and book review at Elixir Magazine!

July 7, 2019 – One of the first poems I ever wrote, “Solace”, is featured today in Elixir Magazine’s Issue #7. Accompanying it is a review of my book of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints by Maryam Quereshi. Always thankful and grateful for their continued support of Elixir Magazine and their wonderfully creative and talented staff

“When Blood Wants Blood” NOW appearing on Cherry Magazine’s COMEBACK issue today!!!

June 2, 2019 – Check out the reprint of “When Blood Wants Blood” (from Indelible Fingerprints [Alien Buddha Press]) as Cherry Magazine’s “cover story” in their comeback issue (Issue #6, Summer 2019), released today! So glad and honored to have this piece considered by Cherry Magazine to be one of their “finest in pop fiction.”  Sending mondo kisses to Jen @ Cherry and the rest of the crew at Rotten Girl Press!