My story “Dance of the Kawkawroons” is featured in the March 2010 issue of Interzone (#227) , the first time I’ve appeared in back-to-back issues of the popular British publication.  The magazine is being distributed in the U.S.,  including Barnes and Noble, by its new distributor.

I’m particularly proud of this story, the first draft of which I wrote during a writing retreat with Altered Fluid last year.    It was inspired by the sleep cycles of albatrosses, which I learned about during a trip to the Galapagos Islands in 2008.

I’m off to this year’s Fluidian retreat–up at Woodstock–on Thursday.  (Going without television for 4 1/2 days will be a challenge.  Hopefully I’ll be able to retain my sanity and not harm anyone.)  I’m hoping it proves to be as productive as last year’s.

2 responses to “Back-to-Back”

  1. Eugene says:

    Congrats on the publication! That is an awesome story.

    Maybe I can persuade you to watch some Star Trek with me on my laptop at the retreat… After we’ve each finished a novel, of course.

  2. Mercurio says:

    Thanks, Eugene. I may take you up on your offer. And hey, we have to finish work on our collaboration!

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