Welcome

 This is the site for Hillary Lyon — poet, author, editor, illustrator, hand-painter of furniture, and so on.

:News:

Short Stories:

Acceptances:

“The Kissing Booth” has been accepted for Thuggish Itch 4: Theme Park, Gypsum Sound Tales, 2019.

“Just Like Daddy” has been accepted for Crypt-Gnats: Horror You’ve Been Itching to Read, Jersey Pines Ink, 2019.

“When the Hour Glass Breaks” has been accepted for Sirens Call, Women in Horror Issue (#43), 2019.

“There’s an App for That” has been accepted for Black Petals, Spring Issue, 2019.

“Wait Until the Ice Melts” has been accepted for Yellow Mama, June 2019 issue.

“Warehousing Gertrude” has been accepted for an upcoming issue of Stupefying Stories.

“The Gift of the Whirl-Wind” has been accepted for issue #36 of Night to Dawn.

 

Currently Online/PDF/In print:

“Always Use Protection” is currently online in the 2019 Valentine’s Day issue, #72, of Yellow Mama.

“Elvis Says Hello” is in Trembling with Fear, posted January 20, 2019.

“Rexxi’s Glitch” is in Appalling Stories 2: More Appalling Tales of Social Injustice (Obsidian Point). Available on Amazon.

“The Souvenir” is currently online at 365tomorrows.com.

 “The Man Who was Afraid of Architecture,” is currently online in the 2018 Halloween Issue of Tales from the Moonlit Path.

“Night of the Living Tenant,” is currently online in the October 2018 Hallowed Screams issue (#41) of Sirens Call.

“Granny Gwen,” is in The Horror Tree’s anthology, Trembling with Fear: Year 1.  Available on Amazon.

 “Bottle Music,”is currently online at Black Petals (issue #85, Autumn 2018).

“Snake Eyes,” is in the  Thuggish Itch: Viva Las Vegas anthology (Gypsum Sound Tales, 2018, Amazon).

“In the Psyche of Sarlea,” is in Issue #34, October 2018, of Night to Dawn.

“Got Your Nose,” is in the June 2018, Scared Stiff! issue (#39) of Sirens Call.

Strange Music Follows Her Everywhere” is currently online at Black Petals (issue #83, Spring 2018).

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Artworks:

“Heart’s Flame Lights the Fuse Every Time” – Yellow Mama, Valentine’s Day Issue, #72, 2019 (artwork for Cindy Rosmus’ short story, “Spook Dick”).

“Pow!” – Yellow Mama, Valentine’s Day Issue, #72, 2019
(artwork for David Harry Moss’ short story, “An Angel with a Tarnished Halo”).

“TagYou’re It” – Yellow Mama, Valentine’s Day Issue, #72, 2019
(artwork for by Bill Baber’s short story, “The Way It Should Be Done”).

“The Greatest Hit” – Yellow Mama, Valentine’s Day Issue, #72, 2019
(artwork for my short story, “Always Use Protection”).

“Welcome to the Neighborhood” – Black Petals, Issue 86, Winter, 2019
(artwork for Jon Park’s short story, “Our neighbors, the Zombies”)

“At Laveau’s Lounge” – Black Petals, Issue 86, Winter, 2019
(artwork for Roy Dorman’s short story, “New Orleans Take-Out”)

“Gimme” – Black Petals, Issue 86, Winter, 2019
(artwork for George Rosas’ short story, “The Night Side of Eden”)

“Greetings from LA” – Yellow Mama, Issue 71, December 13, 2018
(artwork for Roy Dorman’s short story, “Claire Morgan’s Key to Happiness”)

“Meet Mr. Flambeaux” – Yellow Mama, Issue 71, December 13, 2018
(artwork for Andrew J. Hogan’s short story, “Using Your Kit”)

“Rotten Santa” – Yellow Mama, Issue 71, December 13, 2018
(artwork for Mandi Rose’ short story, “Holly, Jolly”)

“Mean Mama’s Ghosts” – Yellow Mama, Issue 71, December 13, 2018
(artwork for Tom Barker’s short story, “Mean Mama”)

“The Cabin Out There,” is currently online at Black Petals, issue 85, Autumn 2018 (artwork for Kenneth James Crist’s short story, “It’s Out There . . .”)

“As She Saves the Galaxy,” is currently online at Black Petals, issue 85, Autumn 2018 (artwork for Roy Dorman’s short story, “Door County Getaway”)

“The Bridge to Forever,” is currently online at Black Petals, issue 85, Autumn 2018 (artwork for A.M. Stickel’s serialized story, “Bridge to Forever”)

“Cosmic Junk Mail,” is currently online at Black Petals, issue 85, Autumn 2018 (artwork for Roy Dorman’s serialized story, “The Gift”)

“Clink Clank,” is currently online at Black Petals, issue 85, Autumn 2018 (artwork for my own story, “Bottle Music” )

“Princess in the Puzzle Box,” has been accepted for an upcoming issue of Night to Dawn.

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Poetry:

“The Narwhal” has been accepted for the November 2019 issue of Poetry Pacific.

“Poacher” and “Insurrection” have been accepted for Without Words anthology, Kind of a Hurricane Press.

Two haikus, “android farmer seeds” and “silver needle spacecraft slides,” have been accepted for the November 2019 issue of Scifaikuest.

“The Slow Dance, Unchaperoned” and “Between Us” have been accepted for Jeté Away (dance-themed anthology, Kind of a Hurricane Press).

“Go Inside a Fossil,” and “The Interpretive Dance” have been accepted for the Tranquility anthology, Kind of a Hurricane Press.

gray skies leak through,” is currently online at Haikuniverse.

“The Pigeon the the Sidewalk,” “Florida,” and “Clouds So Low” are currently online at Jellyfish Whispers (March 2018).

“Medusa in Her Mirror,” was nominated for the 2017 SFPA Rhysling Award (short poem category).

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