Interview w Kyle Carrero Lopez for Lambda Lit

I sat down with Kyle Carrero Lopez, a poet whose work “centers power, social life, and Afro-Cuban histories,” to discuss the writing process and prevalent themes of my short story collection. Check out his chapbook Muscle Memory (cover art below). I love this couplet which ends his poem “Untitled (Havana, 2000)”: a man who thinks… Continue reading Interview w Kyle Carrero Lopez for Lambda Lit

Reading for Filth–a new incarnation

The original Reading for Filth was started by Dean Johnson at Hattie Hathaway’s Rapture Cafe in the East Village in 2007 (RIP legends). This new incarnation, organized by drag performer Eileen Dover, took place in Hell’s Kitchen at Frankie’s Pub and featured myself, Nora Burns, Michael Musto, and Jayysinn. The event was in the spirit… Continue reading Reading for Filth–a new incarnation

BONDS & BOUNDARIES for pre-order

“Dale Corvino gives us visceral access to his characters’ brains. Each of these pieces delivers something whole. You can tell he’s been around, and you’re bowled over by the humanity that has grown from it.” —Bruce Benderson, Author of The Romanian                   My debut collection of short stories is now… Continue reading BONDS & BOUNDARIES for pre-order