D.A. Xiaolin Spires waits by ponds, making faces until the fishes emerge. Her work appears or is forthcoming in various publications such as Grievous Angel, Clarkesworld, Fireside, Analog, Reckoning, Galaxy's Edge, Terraform, LONTAR, Gathering Storm Magazine, Andromeda Spaceways, Star*line, Eye to the Telescope, Liminality and Story Seed Vault as well as anthologies of the strange and delightful, such as Sharp & Sugar Tooth, Broad Knowledge and Ride the Star Wind. She can be found on her website daxiaolinspires.wordpress.com or on Twitter: @spireswriter
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The Seventies Prog Rock band Yes are currently on tour again, so we couldn't resist this haiga by one of our regular contributors John Hawkhead!
By S. J. Ross studies history in Montana, where driveways need cattle grids and space junk fills the night sky.
D.A. Xiaolin Spires stares at skies and wonders what there is to eat out there in the cosmos. Spires aspires to be a 3-D printing gourmand, but will happily concede with producing and consuming quixotic fiction and poetry.
Spires lives in oscillation between Asia and the US, and currently resides in Hawai'i. You can find her sniffing tropical fruit at farmer's markets, scouring lawns and beaches for fallen plumeria blossoms and boarding research vessels. Her work appears or is forthcoming in various publications such as Grievous Angel, Clarkesworld, Analog, Reckoning, Retro Future, LONTAR, Gathering Storm Magazine, Andromeda Spaceways, Star*line, Eye to the Telescope and Story Seed Vault; as well as anthologies of the strange and delightful, such as Sharp & Sugar Tooth, Broad Knowledge and Ride the Star Wind. She can be found on her website http://daxiaolinspires.wordpress.com & on Twitter: @spireswriter
By John Hawkhead - a writer of haiku and other short poetry forms. His work has been published all over the world in small press magazines and the Internet. His book of poetry and haiku Witness is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes. And we're loving the Yes Closer to the Edge album vibe!
Elizabeth Crocket has had two poetry chapbooks published with Red Moon Press. Her first novel A Path to the Lake will be published in 2018, by Crimson Cloak Publishing.
Weird Tales Radio Show
Episode 18 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our “Down with the codfish aristocracy” edition… We look at the mystical side of Japanese martial arts + get the inside skinny on Goth culture from alternative fashion, culture and travel superstar blogger La Carmina (pictured above) + we report on the builder who sold his soul to the Devil and is now trapped for all eternity in a churchyard porch + in a true WTF?!? moment, we learn about a deadly riot in New York that was sparked off by a dispute over who was the best Shakespearean actor treading the boards.
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