“Virtuoso” my winning haiku

Virtuoso RDSP haiku winner

Got some great news today! My haiku was chosen by Stephanie Wytovich as the winner in the Raw Dog Screaming Press contest to give away a copy of her collection HYSTERIA. They even made this gorgeous presentation.

Here’s the link to go check it out for yourself:

My winning haiku as well as the runners-up are now available to read at Raw Dog Screaming Press’s website.

Eulogies II: Tales From the Cellar


Includes my story THE LILAC HEDGE

Now available to order from CreateSpace at the following link:


Soon to be available to order from Amazon, I’ll post the link when I get it!

Table of Contents as follows:

1. The Thing with Nothing to Give and Nothing to Lose – Tom Piccirilli
2. Once What Was Bone – Gary Braunbeck
3. Spare the Rod – Lucy Snyder
4. Born Again – Michael Boatman
5. A Serving of Nomu Sashimi – Eric J. Guignard
6. Latchkey Kid – V.M Zito
7. By the Throat – Wesley Southard
8. Loneliness Makes the Loudest Noise – Monica O’Rourke
9. Footnotes – Magda Knight
10. Chuck – Eric Dimbleby
11. Chiyoung and Dongsun’s Song – T.T Zuma
12. On the Hooks – Keith Minnion
13. Jasmine & Opium – Rebecca Brown
14. The Bore – John McIlveen
15. Poetry by Arthur Crowe
16. Dissolution – Sean Logan
17. Touch – Gerard Houarner
18. Neck Bolt Lynch Pin – Steve Vernon
19. Puttyskin – Malcolm Laughton
20. The Second Carriage – Jonathan Templar
21. Song in Absentia – Janet Joyce Holden
22. Meepy – Brent Jenkins
23. The Black Father of the Night – David Schembri
24. Muralistic – Matthew Warner
25. Awaiting Redemption – Maurice Broaddus
26. The Cat in the Cage – Nicole Cushing
27. A Mean Piece of Water – Mary Madewell
28. Kitty – Gary McMahon
29. Mister Whisper – James Moore  Story
30. Writer’s Block – Thad Linson
31. The Miracle Material – Abra Staffin-Wiebe
32. The Lilac Hedge – Rose Blackthorn


Barnyard Horror

Now available from JWK Fiction,

BARNYARD HORROR including my story “Harvest of Night Seeds”.


“Chicken”                                              L.A Spooner 6
The farmer                                            Mathias Jansson 7
The corn field                                       Mathias Jansson 8
The Day of the Chickens: An Allegory           Holly Elliott 9
Satin’s Scarecrow                                David A. Frazier 10
Cannibal Chickens                              David A. Frazier 11
Jimmy’s Farm                                       David A. Frazier 12
Jimmy’s Farm                                       David A. Frazier 13
Farmer Jones Barn                              David A. Frazier 14
The Farmers Revenge                         David S. Pointer 15
University Degree Applied David S. Pointer 16
Those Family Farm Dinners              David S. Pointer 17
Merle’s Place                                         David S. Pointer 18
Home from Home                                Matthew Wilson 20
The spider box                                      Shawna Bernard 21
Salvation                                                Michael Randolph 23
Fire for All Ills                                       Matthew Wilson 25
Steaks                                                     Guy Anthony De Marco 26
The Fall of the Feast                            Kevin David Anderson 27
Pest Management                                Robert Holt 29
Member of the Herd                           Guy Anthony De Marco 31
The Spirit of Pike Mountain              Vada Katherine 33
Chicken Candy                                     Michael Shimek 36
The Blue-Eyed Deal                            Greg McWhorter 39
“Farm Animals”                                   Tais Teng 42
The Horror at Engle Farm                Greg McWhorter 43
Some Pig                                               Ken MacGregor 50
Tater                                                      JP Gibbs 55
Scarecrow Night                                 Sheri White 60
Quarry                                                   Aaron Gudmunson 65
Redneck Meat Wagon                        Scathe meic Beorh 72
The Sköll and the Swine                     Suzie and Bruce Lockhart 80
Harvest of Night Seeds                       Rose Blackthorn 85
Between the Walls of Static               Jonathan Raab 92
Cornfields and Scarecrows                David Greske 104
It Was Askin’ fer a Whackin’             Chantal Boudreau 110
Necessary Cold Ruthlessness            Timothy Frasier 116
Mr. Snuffles Doesn’t Like You Very Much   Tony Wilson 128
Is It Ready Yet?                                    A.M. Saavedra 134
Milkshake                                              Andrew Freudenberg 140
The Three Little Piggs                         David Price 146
Puppies                                                  Rocky Alexander 158
En Masse                                               Christian Riley 165
Jackie Boy                                             Glenn Rolfe 175
Sanctuary                                              Brigitte Kephart 182
Justice                                                    Michael Randolph 189
Misery                                                    Kerry G.S. Lipp 194

 Link for paperback version: