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His face white as the centre of a burn

New poem “Bluebeard” just posted at Chizine!

Edgewise

I’ve decided to publish a new chapbook of speculative poetry and microfiction at the end of February, so they’re available for sale at 2010: A Space Oddity. I plan to do a limited, numbered edition of 100, with a mix of three different covers. I’m taking advance orders now via PayPal to joannemerriam@gmail.com (or mail […]

Rhyslings

The 2009 Rhysling Awards are now open to nominations from SFPA members. My eligible poems (all for the short poem category) this year are: “Werepenguin.” Strange Horizons, 10 March 2008. “Venusian Girls Are Better.” Coyote Wild. January 2008 Vol 2 Issue 1. “The Aviary.” Chizine, Issue #35 (January – March 2008). I’m fond of these […]

A parrot gnaws your finger.

ChiZine just published my science fiction poem, “The Aviary.” Also, Stand Magazine just re-published my poem, “Calendar of Dreams,” with the final page that was left off in the last issue due to a printing error. Pick up a copy at your local bookstore – the whole issue is well worth reading.

He left the people for last, and ran out of time, so they looked rougher than everything around them.

In the past couple of months, I’ve had a few new publications: two poems – “Last Will and Testament” in Chiaroscuro and “The Undead in Hospital” in Alba – and a short story – “The Dollhouse” in Stirring. Hope you enjoy them.