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Zephirus Swete Breeth

Zephirus Swete Breeth

The cherry blossoms have whisked away, the forsythia have had their fun. Spring rollicks into summer, and I’ve left a gray street and passionate darkness on the front page of my blog. This cannot stand. And who better to usher in the pleasures of summer than the...

Blog Taking a Hiatus

Blog Taking a Hiatus

The blog is taking a hiatus from publication news to work on a longer project, but not before giving a nod to March, that fickle-bad-witch of budding trees, chopped ice, transcendent light and mud. From "Time"by Dragana Tripković "...I cannot promise you much but a...

H IS FOR HAWK by Helen Macdonald

H IS FOR HAWK by Helen Macdonald

The goshawk is staring at me in mortal terror, and I can feel the silences between both our heartbeats coincide...She breathes hot hawk breath in my face. It smells of pepper and musk and burned stone. In her extraordinary and riveting memoir, H is for Hawk, Helen...

“Ray’s Juice” Now Live and Online at Foundling Review

“Ray’s Juice” Now Live and Online at Foundling Review

“Ray’s Juice,” is now live and online at Foundling Review! Farmer’s market season is just around the corner, even if last night’s deep freeze toasted the magnolia blossoms to shriveled, frost-burned blooms. Which makes this a perfect time for...

“Ray’s Juice” (online)

“Ray’s Juice” (online)

Foundling Review, which published "Ray's Juice" in Issue 1, March 2016, has sadly closed. I've reprinted "Ray's Juice" here. "Ray's Juice" by Tania Moore (reading time 15 minutes) It was one of the last farmer’s markets before winter, six o’clock and already dark. The...

“Toroid” Nominated for a Pushcart Prize!

“Toroid” Nominated for a Pushcart Prize!

I am thrilled and honored that my short story, "Toroid," has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Each year the Pushcart Prize honors the best of the independent presses, and in spite of the commercialization and commoditization of publishing, the Pushcart has...

“Toroid” Now Live and Online at Pithead Chapel

“Toroid” Now Live and Online at Pithead Chapel

I'm thrilled that "Toroid" is now live and online at Pithead Chapel!  I could not imagine a better home for "Toroid" than Pithead Chapel, which publishes "gutsy narratives...[that] leave a brilliant bruise." "Toroid" holds a special place in my heart, in part because...

“The Messenger” Published in SIBLINGS: Our First Macrocosm

“The Messenger” Published in SIBLINGS: Our First Macrocosm

I'm delighted that my short story, "The Messenger," originally published in Kestrel, is now available in SIBLINGS: Our First Macrocosm, an anthology published by Wising up Press, edited by Heather Tosteson, Charles D. Brockett, Kathleen L. Housley, Kerry Langan,...

“Ray’s Juice” Accepted by Foundling Review

“Ray’s Juice” Accepted by Foundling Review

Huzza hip-hip hurray! My short story, "Ray's Juice," has just been accepted by Foundling Review, "where simple pleasures are corralled into folds of finely finessed sentences." If that ain't a delectable concoction, something along the lines of egg whites and...

“Ordinary” (audio recording)

"Ordinary," originally published as an audio recording with original music by Nathan Corder, is no longer available online at The Flexible Persona. I've re-published the story here. "Ordinary" by Tania Moore (approximate reading time 30 minutes) John Berger The first...

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