Author Archives: Angela Yuriko Smith

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith publishes fiction and nonfiction books across multiple genres and she has been included in various anthologies, newspapers and online publications. In the past she has served as a host for JournalJabber online radio talk show and has been interviewed on National Public Radio for her nonfiction work.

Under the Morgue 2016 Horror Awards

Under the Morgue is gathering votes for their 2016 Horror Awards. Submissions will be open until April 1-2. On April 3rd, the polls will be created and members can vote. Categories include Best Leading Actress, Best Film Of 2016, Worst … Continue reading

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Interview: William L. Gent

National Poetry Month is April! To celebrate all the interviews will be poets from here until May. To kick off this line up I chose William L. Gent, a friend and fellow writer.  I was honored to be able to … Continue reading

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Voice the Unspeakable

I am hard at work making the final changes on Escape Claws, my soon-to-be-released collection of narrative and poetry that centers around four houses I lived in as a child and the supernatural events that occurred there. Escape Claws is based … Continue reading

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Submit: Best Horror of the Year

From LOCUS— Ellen Datlow has released a call for submissions for an upcoming volume of the Best Horror of the Year series to highlight material published in 2017: I am looking for stories and poetry from all branches of horror: from the … Continue reading

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Review: Bipolarity

Writing takes discipline. Sharing it takes courage. In Bipolarity, the first published poetry collection from Laura Kester Duerrwaechter, the author shares her personal struggles with bipolar disorder, a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. Her poetry is full … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts II: Make the World Better

It was brought to my attention that I haven’t been posting class assignments on my blog lately. I apologize, and would give all my excuses of how many plates I have in the air but that’s not what’s important. What … Continue reading

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Chihuahua Puppies!

COMING SOON: There will soon be three brindle chihuahua mixes at New Beginnings Animal Sanctuary. Park Ranger Bob, Sparkler and Bubbles are about seven weeks old and should be ready to go in the next week or so. Anyone who … Continue reading

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SIP & SCULPT, LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP

This Friday sip on chocolate martinis, wine or beer as Julia Vanover teaches how to sculpt and glaze a ceramic candle lantern. The class will be working with clay, and she has a design planned for guidance (see photo), but your creativity is … Continue reading

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Interview: Laura Kester Duerrwaechter

Laura Kester Duerrwaechter Photo by Rhondaclicks.com Today I have the special privilege of introducing one of my creative writing students. I now count her as both a friend and fellow author. Laura Kester Duerrwaechter demonstrates courage as she steps out … Continue reading

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Horror Writers Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The Horror Writers Association announces two Lifetime Achievement Award winners for 2016. Dennis Etchison and Thomas F. Monteleone will both be on hand to accept their awards at StokerCon 2017 held April 27th-30th on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, … Continue reading

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