Contributions to SomethingDark


short fiction:

Michael Hemmingson interview


2011 “Pictures of Houses with Water Damage”. : Black Lawrence Press.

Collection of 21 literary stories, previously published in such journals like Gargoyle, New York Tyrant, Fiction International, Masquerade Journal, etc.

2011 “Hard Cold Whisper”. : Black Mask.

Crime noir set in San Diego and Tijuana.

2010 “Ourselves or Nothing”. : The Olympia Press.

Collectionof poetry.

2001 “Wild Turkey”. : Forge Books.

Suburban crime noir set in San Diego and Las Vegas.

1994 “The Naughty Yard”. San Francisco, USA: Permeable Press.

First published book, a 25,000-word novella, later reprinted in The Mammoth Book of International Erotica, edited by Maxim Jakubowski.

Grants & Awards

2009 Norman K. Denzin Qualitative Research Award, Carl Couch Center for Internet Research.

Essay, "Auto/ethnographic Fragments of my Grandmothers," awarded the Norman K. Denzin Award.

2008 Helm Fellowship, Lily Library, Indiana Univ.

Two grants, in March and November, to research at the Lily Library: the Gordon Lish archives and the William T. Vollmann art books. Resulting publications: several essays on Carver for CRITIQUE and THE EXPLICATOR; a bibliography of Carver's small press and limited editions for Research in Literary Studies; William T. Vollmann: A Critical Study (McFarland); William T. Vollmann: A Critucal Bibliography; and the forthcoming study of Gordon Lish for Routledge and a socio-biography of Carver for McFarland.

2002 SDBAA Best Published Novel, San Diego Book Awards.

2002 Best Published Novel Award for WILD TURKEY, published by Tor/Forge.

2000 SDBAA Novel-in-Progress Grant, San Diego Book Awards.

Winner of very first San Diego Book Awards Novel-in-Progress grant for a manuscript entitled THE ROSE OF HEAVEN, published in 2004 by Prime Books.