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

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Short Stories:

 

Acceptances:

“Pinky’s World” has been accepted for Cranial Leakage: Tales from the Grinning Skull, Volume III, upcoming 2020, Grinning Skull Press.

“Blood Will Bloom Like a Watercolor Flower” has been accepted for Yellow Mama‘s Valentine’s Day issue, 2020.

“Jenny’s Bobo” has been accepted for the Strange Girls: Women in Horror anthology, Twisted Wings Productions.

“Bellerophon’s Gambit” has been accepted for the Monsters in Space! anthology, Dragon Roost Press, 2019.

“In The Dirt of Purgatory” has been accepted for Gypsum Sound Trails (Western Anthology), Gypsum Sound Tales, 2019.

“Where the Ash Falls” has been accepted for the Sorrow anthology, James Ward Kirk Publishing, 2019.

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

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

 

Currently Online/PDF/In print:

Stella, Stella, Fortune Teller” is currently online at 365tomorrows.com.

“The Smart Patch” is in Trembling with Fear, posted July 21, 2019.

“The Gift of the Whirl-Wind” is in Issue #36, October 2019, of Night to Dawn.

“Wait Until the Ice Melts” is currently online in the June 2019 issue (#74), of Yellow Mama.

“Trippin’ ” is in Trembling with Fear, posted April 28, 2019.

“There’s an App for That” is currently online in the 2019 Spring Issue (#87) of Black Petals.

“The Kissing Booth” is in Thuggish Itch 4: Theme Park, Gypsum Sound Tales, 2019.

“When the Hour Glass Breaks” is currently online in the pdf of the Sirens Call Women in Horror Issue (#43), 2019.

“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 pdf of 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 currently online in the pdf of 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:

“That Brief Moment of Clarity” – Yellow Mama, Issue 75, August 15, 2019
(artwork for Jennifer Carr’s short story, “The Last Time I Almost Used”)

“Wheel in the Sky” – Yellow Mama, Issue 75, August 15, 2019
(artwork for Kevein Eade’s short story, “The Fog”)

“Dive Bar Diptych” – Yellow Mama, Issue 75, August 15, 2019
(artwork for Roy Dorman’s short story, “Claire’s Close Call”)

“Party Down at Scratches” – Yellow Mama, Issue 74, June 15, 2019
(artwork for Cindy Rosmus’ short story, “Godmother”)

“Ticking, Ticking” – Yellow Mama, Issue 74, June 15, 2019
(artwork for Heather Santo’s short story, “Anger Serves a Greater Purpose”)

“In Kaylene’s Kitchen” – Yellow Mama, Issue 74, June 15, 2019
(artwork for my short story, “Wait Until the Ice Melts”)

“There’s an App for That,” is currently online at Black Petals, issue 87, Winter 2019 (artwork for my short story of the same name)

“Eeny Meeny Red Mist” – Yellow Mama, Issue # 73, April 15th, 2019
(artwork for Tom Barlow’s short story, “Fire”)

“In the Artist’s Abattoir” – Yellow Mama, Issue # 73, April 15th, 2019
(artwork forMax Watt’s short story, “Maggots”)

“The Burglar” – Yellow Mama, Issue # 73, April 15th, 2019
(artwork for Doug Hawley’s short story, “Violators”)

“She Glugs the Rainbow” – Yellow Mama, Issue # 73, April 15th, 2019
(artwork for Cindy Rosmus’ short story, “The Big Hunt”)

“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”).

“Tag—You’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”).

“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:

Three Poems: “Bedside Laboratory,” “The Local Astronomy,” and “Illuminated Pixels, Like Lotus Leaves” have been accepted for 3 upcoming issues (2019-2020) of Farther Stars Than These.

Three Poems: “Female Mischief,” “Worm.,” and “The Lycanthrope’s Lament” have been accepted for an upcoming issue of Black Petals.

Four Poems: “Milagrosa,” “W:ak,” “An Undulating Poem,” and “The Poetic Process: Dip Your Hummingbird” appear in Desert Tracks: Poems from the Sonoran Desert 
(Tucson Poetry Society anthology, 2019).

Three Poems: “Ode to the Face on the Missing Persons Poster,” “Cottonmouth,” and “In the Flickering” are currently online in the 2019 Spring Issue (#87) of Black Petals.

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

Two Poems: “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.

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

Two Poems: “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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