Flash Briefing: “The Shrines” on The Poetry Vlog

Screen Shot 2019-04-17 at 12.02.07 PMMy short story “The Shrines,” which first appeared in Shirley Magazine‘s Doubles issue, was featured at The Poetry Vlog: Pop Culture, Poetry, and Social Justice as a Flash Briefing. Flash Briefings are part of The Poetry Vlog’s month-long collaboration with Shirley Magazine, a literary magazine dedicated to fiction and hybrid forms. To listen to an excerpt of “The Shrines,” please click here.

“The Shrines” at Shirley Magazine

screen-shot-2018-08-31-at-10-22-30-am-e1535742138146.pngThis morning, Shirley Magazine published my short story “The Shrines” in their Doubles issue. Shirley publishes stories that don’t clearly belong to any one genre, stories that expose the worms crawling under the rock. Their main influences include Shirley Jackson, Bruno Schulz, Franz Kafka, Flannery O’Connor, Margaret Atwood, Kelly Link, Amelia Gray, and Leonora Carrington.