HUMP it up!

Hello friends! It’s that time of year for lists, prizes, for nominations, holiday music and ribbon candy. And there is lots going on in the literary world. So much to read! So little time!

To honor World AIDS Day on December 1, 2012, I added my poem, “What Some Boys Do” to the Fictionaut site: http://fictionaut.com/stories/robert-vaughan/what-some-boys-do

Also, ‘tis the season of anthologies. Here are a few in which my work appears, and I am ever so grateful:

* In Those Days We: http://bendinglightintoverse.com/2012/11/24/in-those-days-we-released/ (thanks editor, Jennifer Tomaloff)

* Estuary: http://www.blurb.com/books/3811083 (thanks editors, Harriette  Lawler and Agnes Marton)

* Flash 101: Surviving the Fiction Apocalypse: http://fastforwardflash.wordpress.com/books/ (thanks editors, Leah Rogin-Roper, Stacy Walsh and Dustin Dill)

* Santa Fe Literary Review: http://www.sfcc.edu/files/SFLR/SFLR2012-TOC.pdf (thanks editor, Meg Tuite)

Alex Pruteanu has a story called “Apparatus” up at Yareah Magazine: http://yareah.com/war-stories-apparatus-0263/

Nicolette Wong and her A-Minor staff have exciting news: http://aminorpress.com/

Andrew Stancek wins a mighty prize with his story in Gemini Magazine: http://www.gemini-magazine.com/stancekalways.html

NAP reminds us that Tyler Gobble is Stoked: http://issuu.com/tylergobble/docs/stoked_issue1_iii

The Best LGBT Books of 2012: 87 Authors Select Their Favorites: http://bandofthebes.typepad.com/bandofthebes/2012/11/the-best-lgbt-books-of-2012.html

The latest issue of Negative Suck has new work by James Claffey, “The Wrong Corner of the Sky” and more: http://www.negativesuck.moonfruit.com/ – /current-content/4571513710

Jim Harrington at Flash Fiction Chronicles asks his 6 questions of Bakers Dozen editors, Michelle Elvy and John Wentworth Chapin: http://sixquestionsfor.blogspot.ca/2012/12/six-questions-for-michelle-elvy-and.html

Howie Good is up at Drunk Monkeys: http://www.drunkmonkeys.onimpression.com/featured/love-surrounds-us-like-a-posse-in-bulletproof-vests-by-howie-good/

And finally, I will be participating in a group reading at the venerable KGB Bar in NYC’s East Village. The writers’ collective, 52/250, will be featuring works read by members and friends on December 16th, 7-9 p.m. Please come, bring friends and help spread the magic:

(1) 52|250: A Night of Flash

9 thoughts on “HUMP it up!

  1. Theo

    So proud of all of your accomplishments lately. I will have to devote an entire shelf to your books soon. Congratulations and well deserved.

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  2. Cynthia

    You are just spreading those wings lately, taking to the sky, R! And I couldn’t be happier that all your hard work is paying off.

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  3. Warren B.

    The poem, “What Some Boys Do” is incredible. The pacing, the story, the deep and meaningful message. Ageless.

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