Author Archives: Angela Yuriko Smith

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit SpaceandTimeMagazine.com or AngelaYSmith.com.

#TBT | S&T Display at North Independence Public Library

If you stop by the North Independence Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library you can enjoy a display of Space and Time magazine history. The library has graciously allowed us the use of an entire display case in the entrance to … Continue reading

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Accountability | July 2019

Last month I promised I to post my writing productivity on the last Monday of the month. I invite anyone who is looking for some accountability to share their own progress in the comments. Doing this has been a big … Continue reading

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Review | Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

I picked up Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon at the local library. I was looking for something light and inspiring. It delivered that and more. Kleon brings up a lot of good advice … Continue reading

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Free Bitter Suites Until July 31

Bitter Suites will be free to read on Kindle from now until July 31. Thank you to everyone who has read, shared and reviewed. If you haven’t read it yet, go here to pick up your free copy. If you … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 4, No. 5 (Spring 1969)

Throw back Thursday (#TBT) is turning out to be good for R.A. Smith and me. We’re discovering so many surprises in these vintage back issues. This week’s bombshell? Gene Simmons (a.k.a. Gene Klein) did some illustrations for early Space and … Continue reading

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Do NOT Shun Shunn

Last week I talked about rejection, and why it’s not always a reflection of your work. This week I break down tip #2: “Stand out by looking pro.” Read last week’s post here. I’ve been writing professionally for many years, … Continue reading

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Review | The History of Soul 2065 by Barbara Krasnoff

This book reminds me of a colossal stained glass window. As I first entered the story to meet Chana and Sophia, I could only see colored fragments. The first stories seemed to connect up at random, but each set of … Continue reading

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New Curious Fiction Series: Leftovers

I’ve been threatening for a while to release another collection of short stories. I finally found the perfect venue for it on Curious Fictions. Every Friday I’m posting a new short story in English and Spanish under the series title … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring 1968)

I hold in my hands an original copy of Space and Time magazine #3, circa 1968. No, you can’t have it (…but you can buy the digital back issue here). This is literary history. The creation of a young Gordon … Continue reading

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Rejections Are Not Reflections

As I write this, emails are going out for the fiction selections (and rejections) for issue #134. This has been a tough reading period. We had around 500 submissions between poetry and fiction. All of them were good. We wanted … Continue reading

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