September 2016

Tmrw: DogCon5! Live - webinars - readings/workshops - Raw Dog Screaming Press’ Cards Against… fb.me/1lWB1FcL2

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Matt Betts, Author — I’m unable to post on your fb page, but the answer you were soliciting was… “George Romero”! Onward to DogCon!

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This weekend: DogCon5! Live - webinars - readings/workshops - @RDSPress’ cards against humanity - beach gorelets.com/events/dogcon-…

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TachyonPub Get @EllenDatlow’s must-have anthology LOVECRAFT’S MONSTERS for $1.99! - ow.ly/cIqM304E5TH @nadiabulkin..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Ko

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“Instigation Live” at DogCon5! @RDSPress will stream online Oct 1, 3pm est if you can’t join us at @BroadkillResort: masticationpublications.com/live-instigati…

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Never forget “Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe” — a classic example of the “double” in the Popular Uncanny:… fb.me/52qOnfaFj

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In case you missed it: Goreletter 11.2 has been delivered to subscribers: gorelets.com/blog/dataerrat…

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CriPoWkly Submit Halloween and otherwise scary crime poems by Oct. 15: poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/p/guidelines.h…

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@LuminousLuke Not all who revise are lost. It has arrived. Thanks Luke!

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This , brought to you by Jean-François Lyotard.
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bizarroguy @MikeArnzen My pleasure! I’ll do so until the authorities stop me. Or stop you.

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Thanks for sharing the beer menu @patricialillie! Let’s see… a round of Detroit Embalming Fluid, on me!

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@LuminousLuke @SaraJane524 Less filling, tastes fake. :-) Chat with you in a few, Luke.

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So what’s your favorite imaginary craft beer on the Goreletter’s October release calendar? ;-)… fb.me/84FqIky2U

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Debates begin tomorrow. Exciting. Tis the season to listen to “Mob Rules” by Black Sabbath.

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Thanks for helping share the cranial atrocities of The Goreletter! @bizarroguy

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Hah! Glad you dug that piece in the Gorletter… was a lot of fun to write, and I can only imagine the labels on the bottles. @SaraJane524

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@DHarlanWilson @arnzen @RDSPress Thanks so much! Those hashtags sum up my life. :-)

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A new issue of my newsletter has been sent to subscribers: The Goreletter Sept-Oct 2016 - eepurl.com/cggmm1

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ThatEricAlper Spencer Elden, the baby on Nirvana’s Nevermind, recreates album cover 25 years later. pic.twitter.com/EpvzhtDcvC

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It’s { Last call for DOGCON5 } in Delaware next weekend. 1-on-1 Arnzen writing critiques still avail: rawdogscreaming.com/2-ways-save-fu…

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Subscribe to The Goreletter: eepurl.com/IY4o9 New issue this weekend: a crazy Craft Beer Calendar, an online workshop, book news…

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Right on! You amaze. But due to your novel, everything should come in EIGHTS now. JK — congrats! I’ll be there. @JustAfterSunset @RDSPress

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A conference on “Evil Children”! Brilliant. inter-disciplinary.net/at-the-interfa…

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i collect vampire teeth
leaving tiny blood vials
beneath casket pillows

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tlrelf from the attic window
you can watch them stumble
that one was my mother
@darkfuse

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“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!” This conference in Transylvania is serenading… fb.me/Fh3juoRT

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While you sleep / television too dreams / broadcasting infomercials / for all the attentions / you don’t give it.

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Check out Wyto’s first novel from Dark Regions Press! I believe she wrote an early draft of this in our MFA… fb.me/1xanxys8o

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“Suspiria meets Ginger Snaps” — sounds like a must-see! Cannes Film Rvw: ‘RAW’ variety.com/2016/film/revi… via @Variety Thx @Historiator

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LibraryThing Ahoy mateys! Set sail on the good ship @LibraryThing for a treasure hunt librarything.com/topic/232841 pic.twitter.com/ibF2X0vXIW

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MORE IS THE MEAT. Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing. Just $0.99 on kindle or free on Kindle Unlimited amzn.to/2cnjH21 via @amazon

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I just saw that someone on amazon has the audacity to charge over $500 for the paperback of DRAWN TO MARVEL:… fb.me/5A5WzVxed

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mutablejoe Pleased to announce Penguin will publish thriller called The Girl Who Was On A Bus On Fire And Was In A Spider’s Web And Was A Girl

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“Hah! I’ve got 9 lives!” the slashed tabby yipped at the serial cat killer. The psychalico yawned, tying its tail to 8 others with 8 left.

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WhitbyAbbey We’ve had a few foggy days here at Whitby Abbey. No matter what weather we have, the Abbey is always striking. pic.twitter.com/eyUR0PVNKF

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Your 100 Jolts review from Verbicide is excellent @davidltamarin — thank you so much verbicidemagazine.com/2006/03/09/100…

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Thanks Steph — p.s. I like your updated website! Kudos again on ! twitter.com/JustAfterSunse…

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The Sigmund Freud Snowglobe is watching. ( An old gift from Dr. William Hamilton - Thx Bill! ) fb.me/7HPhsMqKj

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SCORE! Your bookshelf will sag with Arnzenian agony! @BillBushOregon

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“Beautifully disturbing.” New 5* review of HWA Horror Poetry Showcase III: amzn.to/2caNF6n via @amazon @HorrorWriters

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New! Proverbs For Monsters first ebook edition from @Dark_Regions_Pr - get the best of Arnzen for $3.99 amzn.to/2cfTAKp via @amazon

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MolotovLitZine early-bird rate runs until end of day tomorrow 9/15 (PST). themolotovcocktail.com/flash-fear-con… $350 in prizes! pic.twitter.com/9jCPsbVwFA

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A Goreletter oldie you might have missed: “Why It Sucks to be a Vampire in the 21st Century”: eepurl.com/QmVIT

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Five stars! Check out my sequel to Dracula. Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing for $0.99 amzn.to/2crqoQs via @amazon

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Still got some collectible “merch” for sale up on bandcamp! arnzen.bandcamp.com/merch

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BramStokerBust Sculpting Bram now and can really use your help! :) @neilhimself

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“The Basket of Deplorables” is what I call my cart when I’m shopping at the liquor store. @hodgman

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hodgman “The Basket of Deplorables” is my favorite Edward Gorey book.

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11 authors. 55 55-word stories each. @carrionblue555’s 555 antho series. Vol 2 this Fall! carrionblue555.blogspot.com pic.twitter.com/IMNJE7wvzk

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nytimesarts Happy . Our story on the plans to bring his work to every child in the world: nyti.ms/2csSg7C

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Audiovile and Freakcidents are now available for >$3 ea. on Audible audible.com/pd?asin=B01JGQ…

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ZacGalifianakis I only say “bless you” twice. If you sneeze a third time I assume you cant be blessed and you’re a demon who must be destroyed.

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A Fistful of Rain by suspense master (and my coffee brother) @ruckawriter is $1.99 on kindle today: amzn.to/2c3K0Mw via @amazon

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cinapelayo Where to Start with the Works of Peter Straub tor.com/2015/07/10/whe… via @tordotcom

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Enjoyed the pre-party for DogCon @RDSPress! Sounds like you’ve got a lot of productive fun planned. A few tix left: eventbrite.com/e/dogcon5-tick…

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I’m in the @RDSPress Live Webinar this hour — join us if interested in DogCon! app.webinarjam.net/register/30519…

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RDSPress Just one hour until our virtual pre-party. You’re invited just follow this link: buff.ly/2cfPuky

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RDSPress Today at 1p EST is our online pre-party and you’re invited! Register here: buff.ly/2cO2WzO. Learn what DogCon is all about.

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New mail is on the meathook, @LuminousLuke ! :-)

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RDSPress Join us tomorrow (Sun.) 1pm for a DogCon5 virtual pre-party! @DHarlanWilson @BeverlyBambury @MikeArnzen buff.ly/2cfEySH

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JonathanMaberry for NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD anthology, co-edited by Jonathan Maberry and George A. Romero pic.twitter.com/0EhCjxboNl

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StokerCon Have you entered our yet? Don’t miss out… pic.twitter.com/8F5vCBDQtT

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Random prompt generator on the dark side: “Diabolique Strategies” diaboliquestrategies.com via @MikeArnzen

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iTunes Tip: Make a “smart playlist” to pull the lead track off random albums. You’ll get the most familiar songs. pic.twitter.com/zRU4lVkGFJ

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@robotnik Thx again! You’ve got a direct message.

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Congrats! @dangerd3an takes the third free copy of Murrmann! Contest ends. Murrman is free on Kindle Un-ltd or 99c. amzn.to/2cMsehJ

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You just won! Harker sells him the Carfax property. There is a Whitby abbey IRL too! I will DM you for the prize @dangerd3an

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@DANeverYouMind @AmazonKindle This one has been won (Westenra). Try Question #3. Quick!

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Judges? This is not the answer I was looking for, but… do you know the name of the property? twitter.com/dangerd3an/sta…

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Final q (3 or 3): What’s the name of Dracula’s abbey in England? 1st correct answer in reply b4 11:30 wins Murrmann! amzn.to/2cMsehJ

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@jaymzangel Pls follow me back so we can DM or otherwise email me so I can deliver your prize!

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We have a winner in giveaway #2! @jaymzangel knew “The Demeter” shipped Drac to UK. Didja know the name means “Earth Mother” in Greek?

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Wow, I thought these trivia questions were too easy. Ah well, Friday night streaming. Only fifteen minutes left on the giveaway. Q #3 next

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MikeArnzen Murrmann giveaway (2 of 3) to the 1st correct reply: What’s the name of the ship takes to the UK? amzn.to/2cMsehJ

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Tonight’s Dracula/Murrmann trivia contest will end at 11:30pm est if not sooner.

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Congrats to @robotnik — first winner of tonight’s Murrman ebook giveaway for “Lucy Westenra”…the baby eater! :-) I’ll DM you soon.

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Murrmann giveaway (2 of 3) to the 1st correct reply: What’s the name of the ship takes to the UK? amzn.to/2cMsehJ

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@MikeArnzen Just hit reply to the post to enter to win. FIRST CORRECT REPLY wins the free ebook. Act fast!

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Murrmann ebook giveaway (1 of 3) to the first person to answer this question: What is Lucy’s last name in ? amzn.to/2cMsehJ

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I’m giving away 3 copies of my Murrmann ebook tonight in a trivia contest over the next half hour! amzn.to/2cMsehJ

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Shocklines is auctioning a 1st ed Freakcidents Signed/Lettered/HC + only 26 Copies exist + 99c start: ebay.com/itm/MICHAEL-A-… via @eBay

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RealGDT MATTHEW J LEVIN American. Quirky and mesmerizing. Three-dimensional snapshots of the bizarre. pic.twitter.com/oTB2QAdnHu

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Never buy an oracle that has a choking hazard on the package. fb.me/4Jw8nIMZU

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For winner @JasonHuls @darkfuse:
You are a samurai
of unholy sickness
swinging a sword of words twitter.com/darkfuse/statu…

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I love teaching. Today a student answered a question I’d posed about drawing examples from memories by kindly and… fb.me/2ope5IsF9

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It’s the Great Pumpkin Spice Latte, Charlie Brown! @Starbucks

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The in the arts is doing more interesting things with body horror than many splatter films. twitter.com/aaronhowdle/st…

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nationallampoon NC man chased a birthday clown into the woods with a machete, if only the clown had time to unleash his balloon dogs on him

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One thing about @TheWitchMovie — it makes the writer’s sin of putting too much weight on an adverb, and yet it does so…deliciously.

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Looks like I need 50 more votes to even be in the running. Oy. The Devil cuts cruel. PIck yr fave: bit.ly/2c0KD6N @darkfuse

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Kids are not entirely dumb. They might swallow Wax Bottle candy, but I doubt anyone ever bit into a real glass bottle because of it.

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IBM’s Watson tries his uncanny robot hand at horror. fortune.com/2016/09/01/ibm…fb.me/KleJTdrd

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I missed that Verellenian scream. STILLICIDE drops from @HelmsAleeMusic via @sargenthouse on @Bandcamp: helmsalee.bandcamp.com/album/stillici…

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If you’ve been inspired by : Creative Prompts, let me know so I can include you on this page: gorelets.com/showcase/

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Diabolique Strategies - Perhaps you’ve heard of Oblique Strategies – the classic card deck by musician..tmblr.co/ZgGSZr2BedfNWgU

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Sometimes you just need to squanch the squanching manusquanch. fb.me/5NWvDcda9

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Many would say they write only for themselves, but if they rarely read, they never know the reading self they are really writing for.

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Kristen Dearborn’s ‘Stolen Away’ Blurs The Lines Between Reality and Hell. [Book Review] - iHorror shar.es/1wAPEa via @ShareThis

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I’ll be offering a limited # of one-on-one critiques and an workshop at DogCon 5 — and there’s more… fb.me/OWOts42R

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VampireFestival Film submissions now open! Check out International Vampire Film & Arts Festival on FilmFreeway @VampireFestival filmfreeway.com/festival/Inter…

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It’s been ten years since the Dark Passenger first rode? Amazing. twitter.com/PromoteHorror/…

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Another great one from @mpschuster — the artist from our book from @Dark_Regions_Pr, Proverbs for Monsters! twitter.com/mpschuster/sta…

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RDSPress DogCon 5: We’ve added opportunities for individual publicity sessions w/ @BeverlyBambury & critiques by @MikeArnzen buff.ly/2bGzEmF

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TOUCH this image: Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing (novelette, 2016) thinglink.com/scene/82155891…

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The @CNN documentary last night was amazingly disturbing. twitter.com/santasclaw/sta…

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RDSPress Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author sued by publisher buff.ly/2c5sqXA

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One Labor Day, everyone gave birth over the same 24 hour period. Even the men, even the elderly, even the… fb.me/1vKyU8Rxq

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CreativeReview Watch actor/model Margaret Qualley’s amazing performance in Kenzo’s bizarre new perfume ad bit.ly/2bWMc7v pic.twitter.com/rQ8DHm77je

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Long Live the Ghosts : Derrida In ‘Ghost Dance’ youtu.be/0nmu3uwqzbI via @YouTube

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Great sale going on this month at @BlackOceanOrg - all great poetry books - & the Feng Sun Chen and Kim Kyung Ju titles are stunning.

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen