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: Fourth of July 80s Flashback

It was the late 80s. My favorite music was by Depeche Mode, Prince, Adam Ant, The Cure, David Bowie… I had discovered hair dye, colored mousse and cigarettes. I tried wine coolers for the first time… too much wine cooler … Continue reading

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Happy July! New Call to Corpse

Exquisite corpse fans will know that the poetry feature has moved from being a my blog thang to being a Space and Time magazine thang. He’s still the same corpse we have come to know and love, he’s just growing … Continue reading

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Accountability for Productivity

The best thing about self publishing is that you are accountable to no one. The worst thing about self publishing is that you are accountable to no one. This year I made it my goal to branch out and submit … Continue reading

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New Dirt for Exquisite Corpse

Our exquisite corpse is finished, but you won’t find the body here. Our restless literary spirit had bigger ideas than this tawdry plot of sand. Bigger vistas called. He has wandered off to to reside in Space and Time. He’s … Continue reading

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❤️ Thank you Madness Heart ❤️

Special thanks to Madness Heart Radio for letting me be a guest on the show. John Baltisberger is the perfect host. He read some of my poetry, asked original questions that spawned lively discussion and then let me read Vanilla Rice … Continue reading

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Blog Celebrates Year 9

This is my last year to celebrate single digits on my blog-iversary. This blog began nine years ago with a post about selling my motorcycle. I was liquidating my life so I could move to Australia to eventually marry R.A. … Continue reading

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Space and Time Update | June 2019

Space and Time issue #133 came out March 20, and we have been busy since. A lot of effort has been going into building and equipping a recording studio and then producing issue #133 in an audio edition. I’m happy … Continue reading

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Shall We Corpse Again?

Note: Submissions now closed. Putting this together now. Great lines, everyone! Soooo… my life has been a bit busy of late, but all for good reasons. Things are settling back into a new flow, which means I can get back … Continue reading

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Review: Shanti by Alessandro Manzetti 

I had many long hours of travel last week, but I wasn’t bored. I read Shanti by Alessandro Manzetti and the miles and hours vanished like the suffering people in his tale. It’s not light reading and I advise the squeamish … Continue reading

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Back in the Closet

Where do I begin? The last week+ has been busy, grueling, amazing, brilliant… and more. And I’m tired. The people I met on a Greyhound bus were tragic and beautiful. The 72 year old woman who has been a truck … Continue reading

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