Winner of “Best First-Time Screenwriter” at the Sweet Democracy Film Awards!!!

December 2, 2021 – Great news today! Short story “Roadkill” garnered me the award for “Best First-Time Screenwriter” at the Sweet Democracy Film Awards. Having a great time seeing this piece meet with some acclaim. This is the second award “Roadkill” has received this year (the first being “Best Short Story” at the Ediplay International Film Festival).


“Roadkill” named “Award Winner” for Best Short Story at the EdiPlay International Film Festival!!!

November 6, 2021 – Great news today! My short story “Roadkill” was named “Award Winner” in the Best Short Story category at the EdiPlay International Film Festival in Paris, France. Absolutely thrilled that this newly revised (2021) piece has received this amazing honor.

Short story “Roadkill” accepted for reprint at Lemon Peel Press for their inaugural issue “Disgust”!!!

November 4, 2021 – Just got word that my short story “Roadkill” has been accepted appear in Lemon Peel Press‘s inaugural issue “Disgust.” Apart from this being the first short story I ever wrote and got published, it is also my favorite. So glad to bring it out of retirement for this opportunity…and also a couple of others. BIG thanks to Josh Andrew and Ambrose Kelly for the acceptance.

Seven horror haikus and short story “When Blood Wants Blood” appear today at Hallowzine Issue #2!!!

October 30, 2021 – The day has finally come! Seven horror haikus and short story “When Blood Wants Blood” appear today at Hallowzine Issue #2. Truly a great way to kick-off the holiday weekend.

Short story “When Blood Wants Blood” accepted for reprint at LatineLit!!!

October 12, 2021 – Just got word this morning that my short story, “When Blood Wants Blood”, has been accepted for reprint at LatineLit for publication in their inaugural issue on January 3, 2022. Very excited by the opportunity to have this piece appear in another Latinx literary publication. Definitely feel privileged to be one voice of many, representing an amazing people and culture that are rich in diversity and tradition. Many thanks to Editor Russ Lopez for the acceptance.

Short story “When Blood Wants Blood” resurrected for reprint at The Hallowzine #2!!!

September 22, 2021 – Received word today that one of the three short stories, “When Blood Wants Blood”, will be reprinted in The Hallowzine’s second issue, along with seven of my horror haikus in October. Thrilled to see that story making the rounds, again, though this will be its last run. Time to finally lay it to rest, along with “Roadkill” and “Windows”. Many thanks to Laura and Lindsay for my second acceptance!

“When Blood Wants Blood” in Puro Chicanx Writers of the 21st Century!

November 29, 2020 – Short story “When Blood Wants Blood” reprinted in Puro ChicanX Writers of the 21st Century, published by Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts and The Black Earth Institute. Now available for purchase at

Short story “Roadkill” appears in Maelstrom: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Anthology 2019!!!

December 1, 2019 – Thrilled to announce that Clarendon House Publications’ Maelstrom: The Inner Circle Writers’ Group Literary Anthology 2019 has been published, which includes the short story “Roadkill”. Truly a great honor and follow-up to Poetica: The Inner Circle Writer’s Group Poetry Anthology 2019.