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Black Heart’s NOIR anthology now online

Great news for lovers of crime fiction: Black Heart's NOIR anthology is now online for your downloading pleasure! The first of our new digital issues, The NOIR Anthology features the works of old-schoolers and newcomers to the noir/crime-fiction genre. Packed with 64 pages of short, dark fiction and even shorter (and darker?!) poetry, plus some truly terrific artwork (such as our kick-ass Continue Reading...

Haiku for Haters now available in Kindle format

It's the moment you've all been waiting for: HAIKU FOR HATERS has gone digital. That's right, my 24 painless pages are now available at Amazon.com in Kindle format! And at a mere $2.99 a pop, it won't break your bank account. Unfortunately the sample pages don't actually sample any of the poems (this is not my fault, BTW, as Amazon picks the length of the sample they include, and they Continue Reading...

Wanna buy a vowel? Check out my Etsy store

If you're in the market for some hot vowels — or even a few choice consonants — you'll want to check out my latest offerings via Etsy. The first of these are my "Haiku for Haters" mini-books, which I'm selling for a mere $1 (plus taxes and shipping). Containing 24 pages of original haiku for the haters of the world, these cheeky poems take on the staid world of ancient 5-7-5 Japan. Well Continue Reading...

Book reviews in 140 characters

Inspired by Twitter's brevity, I've decided to post some 140-character reviews of the books I've been reading lately. I feel like a bad writer when I don't review books I've read, especially since I tend to move onto the next book fairly quickly (reading on the bus will do that to you). So, here's mud in your eye: THE SUMMER WITHOUT MEN by Siri Hustvedt: Spurned wife leads budding poetesses Continue Reading...

Hot dames and tricky dicks: Black Heart’s NOIR issue underway

Jimmy Callaway and I have been at it all day: sifting through the voluminous stack of black, white, red and blue submissions to our upcoming NOIR issue of Black Heart. [caption id="attachment_3754" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption=""I <3 Noir" image from t-shirts by Wendy Barsotti ($9.95 at Neatoshop)"][/caption] That's right, punks. We've been subjecting ourselves to an Continue Reading...