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“The Haunted and the Possessed” now available!

If you’re not quite ready to let go of spooky season yet (or, like me, firmly believe every day is a good day for a good ghost story or tale of demonic possession–or hey, even better, why not both at … Continue reading

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Part 3 of “When the Elves Are Gone” now available!

If you have been reading “When the Elves Are Gone” over at World of Myth, I’m happy to share that the third and final part is now available! you can read it here: https://jayzohub.com/darkmythproductions/theworldofmyth/112/fantasy/when_the_elves_are_gone/when_the_elves_are_gone.html?fbclid=IwAR2ErKkUK3-w0L_RztIEQMG_qLBl2XQT638cal_-MCtQXJ9x_xItQAl5zls And here are parts 1 and … Continue reading

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A few brief updates: teaching, publications, a reading, and a corgi in the snow!

Hello All! January was one of those blink-and-you’ll-miss-it months. We’re back in session for the spring term, and I’m teaching some of my favorite things–History of the English Language, the Medieval Literature seminar, the senior capstone in English, and a … Continue reading

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Microfiction “Crossing the Threshold” up at A Story in 100 Words

Hello World, and hope you’re doing well. I’m writing to you today from the confines of what professors sometimes jokingly, sometimes despairingly call “grading jail,” that period of time between the end of the academic semester and the due date … Continue reading

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New work in Eye to the Telescope, In Parentheses

Hello, All, I’m delighted to share that my poem, “The Sea Shares Her Origin Story” found a home in Eye to the Telescope 42, an issue devoted entirely to the sea and edited by Akua Lezli Hope. It’s an honor … Continue reading

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Chipping away at dreams . . .

It’s finally official–the bio has been added to the roster, and I’m thrilled to be able to share that I am a Star*Line Magazine poet! You can read “Riding Down a Dream” in issue 44.4, available now! https://www.sfpoetry.com/sl/issues/starline44.4.html This was … Continue reading

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Short story published on Fox Paw Literary Blog

Hello, all, and happy weekend! If you, like us, are enjoying a cool and rainy Saturday, and you, like me, enjoy nothing more than reading something short and not too intellectually taxing or requiring too much concentration on a cool … Continue reading

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Arthurian Things: A Collection of Poems, now available!

I am thrilled to announce that Arthurian Things: A Collection of Poems is now available! Here’s what it looks like: You can buy it here (Preferred, support independent publishers!): https://www.mythmart.com/product-page/arthurian-things-a-collection-of-poems and here: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1652488510?pf_rd_p=ab873d20-a0ca-439b-ac45-cd78f07a84d8&pf_rd_r=HNP7HBQ7HCT1911Z9Z1M and here: Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/arthurian-things-melissa-ridley-elmes/1136276779?ean=9781652488514Continue reading

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A Poetic Interlude ….

Hello, All! The sun’s out, the extremely loud and discourteous upstairs neighbors have finally moved out, and Wales beat England yesterday morning in the men’s Six Nations tourney AND I got to see Sutton Foster in concert with the Saint … Continue reading

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