His Sweet Truffle of a Girl

According to the publisher’s site, the FUNGI paperback includes (in no particular order):

  • Ann K. Schwader, “Cordyceps zombii” (poem)
  • A.C. Wise, “Where Dead Men Go to Dream”
  • Andrew Penn Romine, “Last Bloom on the Sage”
  • Camille Alexa, “His Sweet Truffle of a Girl”
  • Chadwick Ginther, “First They Came for the Pigs”
  • Daniel Mills, “Dust From a Dark Flower”
  • Ian Rogers, “Out of the Blue”
  • Jane Hertenstein, “Wild Mushrooms”
  • Jeff Vandermeer, “Corpse Mouth and Spore Nose”
  • John Langan, “Hyphae”
  • Julio Toro San Martin, “A Monster In The Midst”
  • Kris Reisz, “The Pilgrims of Parthen”
  • Laird Barron, “Gamma”
  • Lavie Tidhar, “The White Hands”
  • Lisa M. Bradley, “The Pearl in the Oyster and the Oyster Under Glass”
  • Molly Tanzer and Jesse Bullington, “Tubby McMungus, Fat From Fungus”
  • Nick Mamatas, “The Shaft Through The Middle of It All”
  • Paul Tremblay, “Our Stories Will Live Forever”
  • Polenth Blake, “Letters to a Fungus”
  • Richard Gavin, “Goatsbride”
  • Simon Strantzas, “Go Home Again”
  • Steve Berman, “Kum, Raúl (The Unknown Terror) – b. 1925, d. 1957”
  • W.H. Pugmire, “Midnight Mushrumps”

The three extra stories included in the hardcover edition are:

  • E. Catherine Tobler, “New Feet Within My Garden Go”
  • J.T. Glover, “The Flaming Exodus of the Greifswald Grimoire”
  • Claude Lalumière, “Big Guy and Little Guy’s Survivalist Adventure”

Look for Fungi, with cover artwork by Oliver Wetter, in the fall of 2012.

Contributors announced for launch issue of Cutaway Magazine

cutaway magazine

A full list of contributors has been posted for the launch issue of UK’s Cutaway Magazine. This one will include two Camille Alexa poems: “Naked I” and “Dog.”  From the site:

When Cutaway Magazine launches in May, we will be featuring an eclectic mix of poetry, literary fiction, borderline genre fiction and photography. We are now very pleased to announce the names of our contributors . . .

Max Dunbar (fiction)
Sissy Buckles (poetry)
Claire Massy (fiction)
LS Johnson (fiction)
Lauren Coulson (poetry)
LJ Spillane (fiction)
Amanda Gowin (fiction)
Allison Louis Walker (poetry & photography)
Brian Kutanovski (fiction)
Arthur Levine (fiction)
Jeffrey Alfier (poetry)
Wol-vriey (fiction)
Catfish McDaris (poetry)
Chris Bissette (fiction)
Ashley J Allen (poetry)
Berit Ellingsen (fiction)
Camille Alexa (poetry)
SJ Bradley (fiction)
Caren Starry White (poetry)
Eleanor Bennett (photography)
Shelly Sometimes (photography)
Dave Schofield (photography)

“Particular Friends” – Episode 3

Still at Orycon. Schedule here. Super congratulations to David Marusek on his Endeavour Award win.  Don’t forget to come to Powell’s Books AuthorFest in Portland this Sunday!

Episode 3 of my serialized novella “Particular Friends” is now live!

The unseemly circumstances of Christopher’s death assured my pariah’s stature among the other boys for good. No amount of friendly overtures on their parts could dispel the taint of scandal hanging about me like a cloud. “A suicide!” I heard them whisper at the back of classrooms and in the dining hall, “… And you know they were most particular friends!”

Episode 1 here  <> Episode 2 here