Category Archives: Stefen
Botox at Whitman-Walker I once went to the Whitman-Walker Clinic with Billy so he could get his Botox injections. The clinic was only a few blocks from his apartment, but he said he wasn’t feeling great and didn’t think he … Continue reading
The film and culture website Vague Visages has been kind enough to accept my latest movie essay. This one is on the 2013 French thriller Stranger by the Lake. Please have a read if you get the chance!
An essay I wrote about the use painted portraits of women appear in classic film noir is now up on the film site Vague Visages. They’d love it over there if you gave it a read. (Well, I would too!)
My short story Paper Airplanes has been published by Day One, a weekly literary magazine run by Amazon. I’m very happy that the story has finally found a home. First draft to final version took three years. In that time … Continue reading
A New Man Then there was this time Donnie and I sold drugs out of the Motel 6 on Georgia Avenue. We didn’t mean it to happen, but Donnie was staying there so he could be near his brother, Winchester, … Continue reading
My short story Paper Airplanes has been published by Day One, a weekly literary magazine run by Amazon. I’m very happy that the story has finally found a home. First draft to final version took three years. In that span … Continue reading
I’m a short-story writer by temperament and inclination. By temperament, I mean what grabs my imagination is usually the stuff of short stories: a line of dialogue, a chance meeting, a curious detail – small moments after which things are … Continue reading
My review of Best Small Fictions 2017 is up on the SmokeLong Quarterly site. As with all book reviews, there’s a bit of culling that has to be done when writing about an anthology of stories. A typical review doesn’t … Continue reading
My latest movie review is up at Litbreak. I’d also recommend Almereyda’s 2015 entertaining, po-mo mashup of a film Experimenter which deals with similar ideas of how perception creates reality.
Monday Movie Review. My latest is up on Litbreak. The editors over there would love it if you gave it a look (as well as the site’s great fiction and poetry) and maybe even left a comment. Wind River