New poem “Haircut at the Mall” up at Eckleburg


My poem “Haircut at the Mall” has been published at The Dr. T. J. Eckleburg Review. It’s one of several poems I’ve written occasioned by visits to shopping centers. I should really pull together a chapbook manuscript on that theme. Thanks to the editors at Eckleburg for the acceptance.


State Street Reading Series


In November I got to read my fiction at the State Street Reading Series at the Media Arts Council gallery in Media, Pennsylvania. Thanks to all who turned out. More on the event can be found at the Widener University English Blog.  Here’s a video clip from the beginning of my story “Zig-Zag”.

Issue 4 of Turk’s Head Review


Back in June I published the 4th print on demand volume of Turk’s Head Review. It’s a great looking issue chock full of excellent poetry, fiction and art by our amazing contributors. Available print on demand through 

Turk's Head Review Volume 4, Summer 2014

Turk’s Head Review: Turk’s Head Review Volume 4, Summer 2014

New stories, poems and art from William Greenway, Mark Burgh, Rich Ives, Lisa Konigsberg, Jeff Lawenda, Andrew McCall, David McAleavey, Elaine Olund, Luke Stromberg, and more. 72 pages

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New issue of Turk’s Head Review is out


812672f22bb5b94e8aaf8bd9e26ae193Turk’s Head Review, the blog-meets-literary-magazine site I edit, has published its third annual print-on-demand issue via

Volume #3, a compilation of selected works published online in the past year, is bigger than ever: 63 pages of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and art from a distinguished roster of artists:

Nicole Azores-Gococo, N.M. Bailey, Brian Barbeito, Eleanor Bennett, Connie Beresin, George Bishop, Dianna Calareso, Valentina Cano, Virgine Colline, Colin Dodds, Joseph Dorazio, Stacy Esch, Peycho Kanev, Margaret Karmazin, Len Krisak, Charles McCannon, Ken Massicotte, Sonnet Mondal, Jenny Morse, Thomas Pescatore, Frederick Pollack, Gilmore Tamny, Changming Yuan

Turk’s Head Review, Volume 3 is available now in print and online editions through Check it out today! I think you will be impressed. Thanks.

New story at Stoneslide Corrective


My short story “Warning Light” is up at Stoneslide Corrective. It’s about a creepy dude who sees too much, stalks too much, thinks too much for his own good. 


The Last To Set It Free


My short story “The Last to Set It Free” can be found in the July 2012 of Crack The Spine.  It is about a couple raiding their neighbors’ foreclosed and abandoned house.