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Short Fiction

Short Fiction in Magazines: 

(follow the links to read these stories - scroll to the bottom to see anthologies!)

"The Heaven - The Earth," After Dinner Conversation, Philosophy/Ethics Short Story Magazine, September 2022.

"Spruce, Queen of Serpents," New Myths Magazine, Fall 2022.

Excerpt from THE BOY WHO LOVED TREES, "34=trisdesimt keturi" Gargoyle Magazine Online 2, July 2022. 

"A House on Baltic Avenue," Ellipsis Zine (Birmingham, England), October 26, 2020.

"The Scissors of Hope and Despair," Baltimore Review, Summer 2020. (also in audio on that link)

"Needs Milk," The Ilanot Review: Toxic, (Israel) Fall, 2020.

"The Mayor of Flashback," Santa Barbara Literary Review, Vol 5. August 2020. (Pushcart nominated)

"Shutter," Santa Barbara Literary Review, Vol 3. June 2019. Reposted October 28, 2020.

"Seven Reasons Why You May Not Have a Rhinoceros as a Pet," Daily Science Fiction, August 25, 2015.

"Remember?" on the site - March 23, 2015

"Orran's Music Emporium" The Lane of Unusual Traders, ed Sue Wright (Tiny Owl Workshop, Brisbane, Australia) 2015.

"Attention Passengers," Transitions, (Saskatchewan, Canada) Winter 2014.

"Tastemakers," The Brooklyn Rail, Summer 2014. 

"Cineplex," BuzzyMag, August 1, 2014. 

"Cooked," SpeckLit, June 6, 2014.

"Latte," SpeckLit, April 23, 2014.

"Shadows," St. Petersburg Review #6, 2013.

 "Leave Me," Stone Voices: a Journal for the Visual Arts, Fall, 2012.

"Fuerte Marejada," JERRY MAGAZINE, issue 2, spring 2011.

Empty,” New Millenium Writings (issue 20) 2011.

"See You Later," Black Static #18, August-September 2010.

"Treasure," Green Mountains Review, Vol. XXIII, no. 1, 2010.

“The Champion,” Bellevue Literary Review, Vol. 10, no. 1, Spring 2010.

"Audition" and "Virgin Flight 244, Chicago to Heathrow," Literal Latte, November 2009.

“Keep Watch,” Sojourn: A Journal of the Arts, August 2007.

From the Leaf Lore,” Fickle Muses: an online journal of myth and legend, February 2007.

“Ants,” THEMA, Just Describe Them to Me, Autumn 2006.

“Down Below,” The Oklahoma Review, Fall 2006.

“Dulce Domum,” The First Line, Autumn 2006.

“Susie's Song,” Triplopia, Vol.V, Issue 1, Memory, Jan/Feb 2006.

“An Annual Checkup,” Ladyfriend #8, the Health Issue, Winter 2004.

“Riding Off,” Intersections, Columbia Daily Spectator: Arts Issue, May 5, 2004.

“Sigita Washes,” Bee Museum, the journal of Baltic Writers in English, vol. 1, no. 2, Summer 2002.

“The View,” Bee Museum, the journal of Baltic Writers in English, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring 2002.

“Family,” Slant, vol. 11, no. 1, Spring, 2000.

“Family,” PRISM: international, vol. 38, no. 1, Fall 1999.

Short Fiction In Anthologies:
(many of these books are available for purchase through the BOOK menu item at the top of this page)

"All Clear," Tumbled Tales: Stories that Up-end Genre Conventions, (Wandering Wave Press, 2023)

"Baptism," A Fire to Light our Tongues, Texas Writers on Spirituality, ed. Elizabeth Joan Dell, (TCU Press, 2022) 

"Checking Out," Silver Webb's All Hallow's Eve: The Thinning Veil, 13 Tales of Halloween. (Borda Books, 2021) 

"Big Bad," Once Upon A Time (Red Penguin Press, 2021)

"Left Brain," Delirium Corridor, ed Max Talley (Borda Books, 2020)

"Cake," Twisted Book of Shadows, ed. Christopher Golden (2020 Shirley Jackson Award winner, best anthology, 2020 Bram Stoker Award nomination) 

"The Fourth," Tales from the Canyons of the Damned, Issue 32. (games issue), ed. Daniel Arthur Smith.

"Ants," A Woman's Touch: 11 stories of murder and misdemeanors, ed. Anne Steussy (Kindle Edition, 2011).

"Leave Me,"  The Wordstock Ten: finalists from the 2009 Wordstock Short Fiction Competition (Franklin, Beedle & Associates, Inc., 2009).

“Dulce Domum,” Best of The First Line II: Editors' Choice 2002 - 2006 (Blue Cubicle Press, March 2008).

“Overheard,” Stirring up a Storm: tales of the sexual, the sensual, and the erotic, (Thunder’s Mouth Press, New York, 2005) ed. Marilyn Jaye Lewis.

“A Rose,” PEN Anthology: Lithuania: In Her Own Words, an anthology of contemporary Lithuanian writing, (Tyto Alba, Vilnius, 1997) ed. Laima Sruoginis.


Photo by Luba G

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