New creative essay in Riddle Fence
New essay published in Riddle Fence, In Search of Spring. I am in the good company of Lindsay Bird, Alexandra Harvey, John Talbird, Beth Follet, Carmella Gray-Cosgrove and many more.
Malahat Review – Seamless Stories Haunt
The January 2014 issue (#185) of the University of Victoria’s Malahat Review features a review of The Green and Purple Skin of the World. Fiction Review by Norma Lundberg The Green and Purple Skin of the World: Stories by paulo da costa (Freehand, 2013). Paperbound, 208 pp., $21.95 The sixteen stories in this collection proceed so seamlessly a reader might initially suspect them of being slight—a smooth skin of words, a faint echo from the title. But just as our skin is only the surface of our complex bodies, these stories are alive with characters in their own complicated worlds. They slowly enter the reader and haunt…
Story in Nashwaak Review
The Nashwaak Review (Vol. 28-29) from St. Thomas University in New Brunswick published in their latest issue the short-story: The Weight of Memory. TABLE OF CONTENTS Fiction Common Signs of Spring Andrea Schwenke Wyile The Auction Ann Lohner Lila Barbara Biles Shades of Grey Catherine Brunet Dolly Jonathan Greenbaum Visa Edward Gauvin The Tin Container Jeffrey Griffiths Dancing At the White Rose Ballroom Leanne Lieberman We All Considered This Sean Johnston August 5th Marnie Lamb Métisse Pascal Millet Bullfight Roger Moore Mary Had A Lamb P. J. Worrell The Weight of Memory paulo da costa Cardboard Genome Greg Shupak What We Know About Our Neighbors Tom Wayman Culture Shocks…
New Story in Rampike
Rampike, the University of Windsor’s Literary Magazine, has just published in their latest issue (Vol 22/ N.1) one of my new works of fiction. Vol. 22/No. 1 (Re-recorded Histories): Carol Stetser, Phil Hall, Diane Schoemperlen, Collete Broeders & Samantha Therrien, Niels Hav, Alison Dilworth, Stephen Bett, Faruk Ulay, Brenda F. Pelkey, Norman Lock, Vittori Baroni, Christopher Prendergast & Joseph Hubbard, Hélène Samson & Guy Sioui-Durand & Norman Cornett & Edward Sheriff Curtis, Holly Anderson, Paulo da Costa, M.A.C. Farrant, Joanna Katchutas & Christina Spina, Kye Kocher, Brian Aldiss & Misha Nogha & Richard Truhlar, Orchid Tierney, Gerry Smith, Beatriz Hausner, Robert Dawson, Len Gasparini, Vicky Reuter, Nicole Markoti? & Meredith…