Capclave is live and in-person this weekend in Rockville, Maryland (yes, I have a membership) so grab your vaccination cards if you are "in" because you can't get there without verification. And masks are required. That's a great thing. With Covid 19 Delta out there we need to do everything we can to prevent it … Continue reading Capclave is this weekend!
Are you interested in queer genre literature? If so, you will want to check out the Rainbow Space Magic Virtual Conference this weekend: Friday, March 12th through Sunday, March 14th. Registration is free and attendance is by Zoom and Discord. You can find both registration and the schedule of panels and readings by some of … Continue reading Rainbow Space Magic 2.0 Conference 2021
My Prose Poem on The Broadkill Review (very quick read) With all the crazy distractions lately, I completely forgot that I had a short prose poem go up on The Broadkill Review. It's one of the many linked short stories in my collection about growing up gay last century. https://www.broadkillreview.com/a-walk-in-the-park-by-bob-angell Arisia Con - January 15 … Continue reading My Arisia Conference Schedule & a flash piece
I woke up this morning (December 9th) and found out over coffee that The Gay & Lesbian Review had published my essay, How It All Changed. Wow. That was fast. It wasn't like I didn't know it was coming. They had accepted it last week and said it would go up a week or two … Continue reading You live, you learn, and someone writes it down in the history books.
Last July I recklessly attempted sourdough bread from scratch. We had a commitment ceremony where I promised to feed and protect my newly born starter, buy suitable glass jars and crockery jugs for the rising tyrant, for better or for worse, et cetera. Well, not for worse, because if it goes bad you kill it … Continue reading Rise of the Starter Culture
In the 1990s, I started writing a bunch of short stories based on liminal moments in my life growing up gay in the 1960s and 1970. Over the next twenty-five plus years, they became the a fictionalized memoir of Steven Sterling, a character very much like me growing up very much like I had grown … Continue reading Tag
I couldn't believe it when Wayne Goodman, the founder of Queer Words Podcast, wanted to interview me for an episode. I had just been selected to be a part of the 2020 Pride Bundle of books, edited by Catherine Lundoff of Queen of Swords Press, that would be available in June (LGBTQ Pride Month if … Continue reading My Queer Words Podcast Interview
You've heard the phrase "East of Maui?" It used to loosely reference coolness, surfing off the beaten path, something that implied laid back fun, a little irreverent and definitely wild. Last century, a few folks got together a started a surf shop with that name. This century, I found "East of the Web" and was … Continue reading RADIO HEADS
I’m attending C’Monfluence this weekend, a FREE Virtual Conference. Come join us! Link to guest list: https://confluence-sff.org/cmonfluence-2020/cmonfluence-guests/Link to registration: https://confluence-sff.org/cmonfluence-registration-2/ My Schedule: Three panels, a reading, and a coffee klatsch where you can come and talk to me in a group setting Friday 10/02/2020 6:00 - 6:50 Track 2 - panel LGBTQ Protagonists in SF/F … Continue reading My Confluence Schedule for the weekend of Oct 2 – 4, 2020
I have lost my will. I have given in. Curiosity has bitten this cat and it may be fatal. I have risen to the siren call of sourdoughing that has taken so many over the past several months. Forgive me. Expect to find me buried me in homemade bread very soon. Okay, that isn’t such … Continue reading Sourdough Starter Starting