Short Stories 365/85

“Only Lost Boys are Found” by Steve Berman from Red Caps: New Fairy Tales for Out of the Ordinary Readers (Lethe Press, 2014). This is the perfect finale for this collection because it encompasses all that precedes it. It’s sweet, a little scary, very trippy, and...

Short Stories 365/84

“Worse Than Alligators” by Steve Berman from Red Caps: New Fairy Tales for Out of the Ordinary Readers (Lethe Press, 2014). Jameson’s little sister Madeline has invited six friends for a sleepover. His boyfriend Eddie is there, too, keeping him company and helping...

On the Anniversay of Freddie’s Death.

I’d been telling the story the same way for so long that I’d forgotten it wasn’t accurate. My friend had just texted to say she was taking her daughter to see her first concert that night, and couldn’t help but think back to the concerts we went to as kids, the...

Best Gay Romance 2014 (Cleis Press)

A story of mine will be published in the upcoming anthology Best Gay Romance 2014 by Cleis Press. I couldn’t be more thrilled. The other contributors are stellar writers. I am a fan of many of them, and surely a fan-to-be of the rest. No release date yet, but...

Kentuckiana Pride Parade 2013

It’s the morning after the Kentuckiana Pride Parade and, as usual, I am left pondering a Zen koan: If a tree falls in the forest but no one is around to hear it, does it really make a sound? We have four local television stations. The one with the hour-long telecast...