September 19, 2021 – Very excited to have one of my new poems, “Boveda”, accepted for publication at Hispanecdotes. This is one of three pieces that are Santeria-based. The poem should appear in the mag’s October heritage-themed issue. Many thanks to Cindy Tovar for the acceptance.
October 17, 2019 – Very excited to announce that my short story “When Blood Wants Blood” (originally published at Down in the Dirt) has been accepted at Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, for their Contemporary Chicanx Writers Anthology for release in 2020. Much gratitude to Editors Teresa Acevedo, Beth Alvarado, Denise Chavez, Matt Mendez, and Luis Alberto Urrea for the acceptance.
June 14, 2019 – Santeria-themed short story “When Blood Wants Blood” reprinted at Fishbowl Press today. Many thanks to Josh Rodriguez, Fishbowl’s editor-in-chief, for all his support and the hook-up with the amazing graphic art that accompanies the story. Glad “When Blood…” continues to attract editors and readers, finding its way to the most amazing and coolest publications.
Down in the Dirt, the original publisher of my short stories “Windows” and “When Blood Wants Blood”, has released them in print in their May/June 2019 issue (volume 164) titled “The Deep Woods” (now available on Amazon.com). These stories originally appeared on Down in the Dirt’s website in December 2018 and have each been reprinted many times since. Much gratitude to DitD and its Editor Janet K. for the amazing opportunity to get these pieces out and about.
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!
May 11, 2019 – Short story “When Blood Wants Blood”, originally published at Down in the Dirt Magazine, will appear in Cherry Magazine’s June 2019 issue. Pleasantly surprised at the reception and positive feedback this story has received as of late. Glad the story found Cherry Magzine to hang out at for a while before its official retirement. Feeling warm fuzzies and shit all over right now.