READING

Richard reads literary and speculative fiction and poetry for pleasure and inspiration. He is especially interested in science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction and some of his favorite sources are Nightmare Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (and later Datlow, Kelly Link, and Gavin Grant.) Below you can see what he is currently reading and what he has recently finished reading. You can also follow his reading activity on Goodreads.


CURRENTLY READING


  • Harjo, Joy, Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017)
  • Burt, Stephanie, Don’t Read Poetry (Basic Books, 2019)

Will get back to the following soon:

  • Jemisin, N. K., The Obelisk Gate (Orbit Books, 2016)
  • VanderMeer, Ann, VanderMeer, Jeff, The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Corvus, 2010)

FINISHED


Week ending 10 November 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 03 November 2019

  • Celt, Adrienne, Invitation to a Bonfire (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018)

Week ending 27 October 2019

  • Lerner, Ben, The Hatred of Poetry (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016)

Week ending 20 October 2019

  • Kress, Nancy, Elements of Fiction Writing – Beginnings, Middles & Ends (Writer’s Digest Books, 1993, 2011)

Week ending 13 October 2019

  • Jemisin, N. K., The Fifth Season (Orbit Books, 2015)

Week ending 06 October 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 29 September 2019

  • Okorafor, Nnedi, Binti: The Complete Trilogy (DAW Books, 2019)

Week ending 22 September 2019

  • Heidicker, Christian McKay, Scary Stories for Young Foxes (Henry Holt and Company, 2019)

Week ending 15 September 2019

  • Athans, Philip, Writing Monsters (Writer’s Digest Books, 2014)

Week ending 08 September 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 01 September 2019

Week ending 25 August 2019

  • Whiteley, Aliya, The Beauty (Titan Books, 2018)
  • Shade, Christopher X., The Good Mother of Marseille (Paloma Press, 2019)

Week ending 18 August 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 11 August 2019

  • Boston, Bruce, Artifacts (Independent Legions Publishing, 2018)
  • Mao, Sally Wen, Oculus (Graywolf Press, 2019)
  • Lunde, David, Absolute Zero (Mayapple Press, 2018)

Week ending 04 August 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 28 July 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 21 July 2019

Week ending 14 July 2019

Week ending 07 July 2019

  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 41.4 (SFPA, Fall 2018)
  • Locus (July 2019)
  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 41.3 (SFPA, Summer 2018)

Week ending 30 June 2019

  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 41.2 (SFPA, Spring 2018)
  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 41.1 (SFPA, Winter 2018)
  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 40.4 (SFPA, Fall 2017)
  • Bergmann, F.J. (editor), Star*Line 40.3 (SFPA, Summer 2017)
  • Bergmann, F.J. (editor), Star*Line 40.2 (SFPA, Spring 2017)
  • Bergmann, F.J. (editor), Star*Line 40.1 (SFPA, Winter 2017)

Week ending 23 June 2019

Week ending 16 June 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 09 June 2019

  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 42.2 (SFPA, Spring 2019)
  • Gotera, Vince (editor), Star*Line 42.1 (SFPA, Winter 2019)
  • Adams, John Joseph (editor), Nightmare Magazine, Issue 14 (November 2013)

Week ending 02 June 2019

Week ending 26 May 2019

Week ending 19 May 2019

Week ending 12 May 2019

  • Sng, Christina, Astropoetry (Alban Lake Publishing, 2017)

Week ending 12 May 2019

  • Adams, John Joseph (editor), Nightmare Magazine, Issue 11 (August 2013)
  • Sng, Christina, A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2017)
  • Qualkinbush, Robert, How to Improve Your Speculative Fiction Openings, 2nd Edition (ReAnimus Press, 2013)