Books & Links to Purchase
With stories from dozens of prize-winning, eminent writers like Min Jin Lee and Marcy Dermansky, this book is the definitive guide to staying on creative track after having kids. Includes fact-driven data analysis (by Mary Harpin) and plenty of MM's commentary. And some great illustrations by June Gervais! The book won first prize at the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for books on writing/publishing.
Book & Baby: The Complete Guide to Managing Chaos & Becoming a Wildly Successful Writer-Parent
(Book & Baby is available to order via Bookshop - a website where your purchase will benefit brick and mortar bookshops in your area.)
Silver Webb's All Hallow's Eve, The Thinning Veil
This collection of 13 Halloween Tales is a fun Halloween Anthology
edited by Silver Webb. Illustrated.
Look for M. M. De Voe's story "Checking Out."
Once Upon A Time ...: A Fairy Tale Anthology (The Red Penguin Collection)
This anthology of contemporary fiction breaks fairy tale tropes and explores the connection we have to stereotypes. M. M. De Voe's dark story "Big Bad" is the final story in the collection, and begins where most fairy tales end; with an engagement -- completely shattering and revising one of the few known fairy tales that does not end in a marriage.
UPDATE: "Big Bad" was also selected for inclusion in STAND OUT, The Best of the Red Penguin Collection, Vol 2. Buy the collection here. Make sure to get the pink cover (volume 2).
Delirium Corridor: A Dark Anthology
Delirium Corridor was curated by Max Talley. Illustrated.
Fifteen tales of psychological suspense, altered states, noir crime, and the surreal. Look for M. M. De Voe's story "Left Brain".
Vėtrungės (Weather Vanes)
A poetry collection by Lithuanian writers who live around the world. Contains a quartet of M. M. De Voe poems.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to purchase a copy. (the book is in Lithuanian)
The Twisted Book of Shadows
A horror anthology written by a fantastic cast of authors, many of whom are first-timers in the genre (full list of the amazing bios here) edited by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore. Includes "Cake" by M. M. De Voe.
This is not your usual horror anthology! So many diverse voices. Give it a read.
It won a 2020 Shirley Jackson Award for Best Anthology, and was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award, and a This Is Horror award.
Available in Kindle, Audio and Paperback or hardcover from Amazon through this link.
Tales from the Canyons of the Damned
Issue 32 of Tales from the Canyons of the Damned, edited by the incomperable Daniel Arthur Smith, who has subsequently become a good friend, consists of four sharp, suspenseful, thought provoking short stories—each from a different featured master of speculative fiction--including "The Fourth" by M. M. De Voe
Click here to buy it from Amazon.
A Woman's Touch
MM's southern gothic story ANTS is now included in an eBook anthology! The book is A Woman’s Touch: 11 short stories of murder and misdemeanors.
Sniplits founder & editor Anne Steussy chose to include ANTS in this first SNIPLITS anthology of audio short-stories; if you like the idea of ladies doing wrong, buy this book for your iPod, Nook, Kindle, or wherever audio books can be heard!
The Best of The First Line, Editors' Picks
Click here to buy THE BEST OF THE FIRST LINE, EDITORS' PICKS 2002-2006, a collection of fun short stories. M. M.'s "Dulce Domum" represents the Editors' Pick for Fall 2006.
Lithuania: In Her Own Words
This one is (tragically) out of print. It contains the first short story MM ever got paid to write and two translations - one of which won several awards.