READING

Below is what Richard is currently reading and what he has finished reading recently. You can also follow his reading activity on Goodreads.


Currently Reading

Book cover for Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style by Virginia Tufte

Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style (Graphic Press, 2006)
by Virginia Tufte


Week ending 26 January 2020

Book cover for Camp Carnage by Joshua Winning and Elliot Arthur Cross

Camp Carnage (Night Terrors, 2014)
by Joshua Winning & Elliot Arthur Cross

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Book cover of Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other Horrors edited by Doug Murano and Michael Bailey

Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other Horrors (Written Backwards, 2020)
edited by Doug Murano & Michael Bailey

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Week ending 19 January 2020

Nothing finished

Week ending 12 January 2020

House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature, Volume 1 (House of Zolo, 2020)
edited by Nihls Andersen and Erika Steeves

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Week ending 05 January 2020

Book cover for The Dark Country by Dennis Etchison with a road leading to a city under a bright light, maybe mushroom cloud

The Dark Country (Crossroad Press, 2013)
by Dennis Etchison

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Book cover of Waiting Out Winter by Kelli Owen with a large green fly on a winter forest background

Waiting Out Winter (Gypsy Press, 2013, Thunderstorm Books, 2011)
by Kelli Owen

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Book cover of Where the Dead Go to Die by Aaron Dries and Mark Allan Gunnells with buildings in bloody snow in a snow globe held in a hand

Where the Dead Go to Die (Crystal Lake Publishing, 2016)
by Aaron Dries and Mark Allan Gunnells

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Week ending 29 December 2019

Book cover for Jimmy the Freak by Charles Colyott and Mark Steensland with a lone snowman underneath a streetlight

Jimmy the Freak (Bloodshot Books, 2019)
by Charles Colyott & Mark Steensland

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Book cover for Beneath Ash & Bone by D. Alexander Ward with a skull crowned by a metal wire crown and wasps

Beneath Ash & Bone (Necro Publications, 2016)
by D. Alexander Ward

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Book cover of The Ey of the World, The Wheel of Time Book One, by Robert Jordan

The Eye of the World, The Wheel of Time Book #1 (Tor Books, 1990)
by Robert Jordan

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Week ending 22 December 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 15 December 2019

Ghosters 3: Secrets of the Bloody Tower (Dragonfeather Books/Bedazzled Ink Publishing, 2019)
by Diana Corbitt

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Hex Life (Titan Books, 2019)
edited by Christopher Golden and Rachel Autumn Deering

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Week ending 08 December 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 01 December 2019

The Devil’s Dreamland: Poetry inspired by H.H. Holmes (Strangehouse Books, 2018)
by Sara Tantlinger

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Grind Your Bones to Dust (Excession Press, 2019)
by Nicholas Day

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Week ending 24 November 2019

Book cover of A Sick Gray Laugh by Nicole Cushing

A Sick Gray Laugh (Word Horde, 2019)
by Nicole Cushing

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Don’t Read Poetry (Basic Books, 2019)
by Stephanie Burt

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Week ending 17 November 2019

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017)
by Joy Harjo

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Week ending 10 November 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 03 November 2019

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

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Week ending 27 October 2019

Book cover of The Hatred of Poetry by Ben Lerner

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

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Week ending 20 October 2019

Book cover of Beginnings, Middles & Ends by Nancy Kress

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

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Week ending 13 October 2019

Book cover of The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

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

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Week ending 06 October 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 29 September 2019

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

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Week ending 22 September 2019

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

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Week ending 15 September 2019

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

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Week ending 08 September 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 01 September 2019

Impossible Archetype, Issue 6 (26 August 2019)
edited by Mark Ward

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Week ending 25 August 2019

The Beauty (Titan Books, 2018)
by Aliya Whitely

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The Good Mother of Marseille (Paloma Press, 2019)
by Christopher X. Shade

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Week ending 18 August 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 11 August 2019

Book cover of Artifacts by Bruce Boston

Artifacts (Independent Legions Publishing, 2018)
by Bruce Boston

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Oculus (Graywolf Press, 2019)
by Sally Wen Mao

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Absolute Zero (Mayapple Press, 2018)
by David Lunde

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Week ending 04 August 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 28 July 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 21 July 2019

Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue #282 (18 July 2019)
edited by Scott H. Andrews

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Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue #281 (04 July 2019)
edited by Scott H. Andrews

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Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue #280 (20 June 2019)
edited by Scott H. Andrews

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Week ending 14 July 2019

Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue #279 (06 June 2019)
edited by Scott H. Andrews

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Impossible Archetype, Issue 5 (25 March 2019)
edited by Mark Ward

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Dwarf Stars 2019 (SFPA, 2019)
edited by John C. Mannone

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Diabolical Plots: Year Four (2018)
edited by David Steffen

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Week ending 07 July 2019

Star*Line 41.4 (SFPA, Fall 2018)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Star*Line 41.3 (SFPA, Summer 2018)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Week ending 30 June 2019

Journal cover of Star*Line 41.2 (Spring 2018)

Star*Line 41.2 (SFPA, Spring 2018)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Journal cover of Star*Line 41.1 (Winter 2018)

Star*Line 41.1 (SFPA, Winter 2018)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Journal cover of Star*Line 40.4 (Fall 2017)

Star*Line 40.4 (SFPA, Fall 2017)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Journal cover of Star*Line 40.3 (Summer 2017)

Star*Line 40.3 (SFPA, Summer 2017)
edited by F.J. Bergmann

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Journal cover of Star*Line 40.2 (Spring 2017)

Star*Line 40.2 (SFPA, Spring 2017)
edited by F.J. Bergmann

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Journal cover of Star*Line 40.1 (Winter 2017)

Star*Line 40.1 (SFPA, Winter 2017)
edited by F.J. Bergmann

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Week ending 23 June 2019

Journal Cover of Star*Line 39.4 (Fall 2016)

Star*Line 39.4 (SFPA, Fall 2016)
edited by F.J. Bergmann

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Journal cover of Star*Line 38.3 (Summer 2015)

Star*Line 38.3 (SFPA, Summer 2015)
edited by F.J. Bergmann

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2019 Rhysling Anthology (SFPA, 2019)
edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel

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Week ending 16 June 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 09 June 2019

Star*Line 42.2 (SFPA, Spring 2019)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Journal cover for Star*Line 42.1 (Winter 2019)

Star*Line 42.1 (SFPA, Winter 2019)
edited by Vince Gotera

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Nightmare Magazine, Issue 14 (November 2013)
edited by John Joseph Adams

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Week ending 02 June 2019

Magazine cover of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue 278 (23 May 2019)

Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue #278 (23 May 2019)
edited by Scott H. Andrews

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Week ending 26 May 2019

Cover of Nightmare Magazine Issue 80 (May 2019)

Nightmare Magazine, Issue 80 (May 2019)
edited by John Joseph Adams

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Week ending 19 May 2019

Nightmare Magazine, Issue 13 (October 2013)
edited by John Joseph Adams

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Nightmare Magazine, Issue 12 (September 2013)
edited by John Joseph Adams

Week ending 12 May 2019

Astropoetry (Alban Lake Publishing, 2017)
by Christina Sng

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Week ending 05 May 2019

Nightmare Magazine, Issue 11 (August 2013)
edited by John Joseph Adams

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A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2017)
by Christina Sng

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How to Improve Your Speculative Fiction Openings, 2nd Edition (ReAnimus Press, 2013)
by Robert Qualkinbush

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Book cover of Creating Short Fiction by Damon Knight

Creating Short Fiction, 3rd Edition (ReAnimus Press, 2017 & 1981)
by Damon Knight

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Week ending 28 April 2019

Book cover of Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God: Poems by Tony Hoagland

Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God: Poems (Graywolf Press, 2018)
by Tony Hoagland

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Week ending 21 April 2019

Cover of Synth: An Anthology of Dark SF Issue 1 (March 2019)

Synth: An Anthology of Dark SF, Issue 1 (Synth Press, March 2019)
edited by C.M. Muller

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Book Cover of Awake by Dorianne Laux

Awake (BOA Editions, 1990)
by Dorianne Laux

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Week ending 14 April 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 07 April 2019

Book cover of Wild Angels by Ursula K. Le Guin

Wild Angels (Copper Canyon Press, 2018 & 1975)
by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Book cover of Tap Out: Poems by Edgar Kunz

Tap Out: Poems (Mariner Books, 2019)
by Edgar Kunz

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Week ending 31 March 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 24 March 2019

Book cover of The Body's Question by Tracy K. Smith

The Body’s Question (Graywolf Press, 2003)
by Tracy K. Smith

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Week ending 17 March 2019

The Low Passions: Poems (W. W. Norton Company, 2019)
by Anders Carlson-Wee

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Week ending 10 March 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 03 March 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 24 February 2019

Book cover of Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Heads of the Colored People (37 Ink, 2018)
by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

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Week ending 17 February, 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 10 February 2019

Cover of Apparition Literary Magazine Issue 1 (January 2018)

Apparition Lit, Issue 1 (January 2018)
edited by Tacoma Tomilson

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Week ending 03 February 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 27 January 2019

Nothing finished

Week ending 20 January 2019

Cover of Fireside Quarterly October 2018

Fireside Quarterly, October 2018 (Fireside Fiction)
edited by Julia Rios

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Week ending 13 January 2019

Cover of Fireside Quarterly July 2018

Fireside Quarterly, July 2018 (Fireside Fiction)
edited by Julia Rios

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Week ending 06 January 2019

Nothing finished