Author Archives: Angela Yuriko Smith

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, author, and publisher with over 20 years of experience in newspaper journalism. She is a Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist and HWA Mentor of the Year for 2020. She co-publishes Space and Time, a publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction since 1966. Join the community at spaceandtime.net

IRON WRITER VOTING IS OPEN

Iron Writer submissions are now closed and the voting is open. Four writers wrote four flash fiction stories inspired by four prompts, pictured below. Stop by the website, read their work and vote for your favorite. One vote per piece … Continue reading

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SOFT DEADLINES NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE VELLA

Remember my paranormal book about a blue Aussie incubus named Duncan and his accidental conjuring? Soft Deadlines is finally live in Kindle Vella now and Amazon is giving away free credits to read chapters. You can go find Soft Deadlines … Continue reading

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GOING TO CAMP NECON

I’ll be poking around Camp Necon (aka Camp V-Con) all weekend starting with Making Your Word(s) Count: The Best Short Fiction of the Pandemic kaffeeklatsche beginning tomorrow at 1 p.m. EST. Camp V-Con is FREE to all Campers who are already registered … Continue reading

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IRON WRITERS READ JUNE 2021

Competitors from our the Iron Writer competition for June 2021 read their flash fiction pieces today. Fly Me to the Moon by K.R. Segriff won with the most reader votes. Also reading was Alina Maciuca, Barbara Krasnoff, Briant Laslo and … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL VISIT TO WOODCREST UNIVERSITY

As part of my virtual explorations, I recently toured Woodcrest University—a non-accredited residential and roleplay region. Offering a full range of educational experiences, the classes are real and taught by knowledgeable professionals. During my visit, I sat in on Professor … Continue reading

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I GOT MAIL: GALLIMAUFRY BY BRUCE BOSTON

Back in April I read Bruce Boston’s new story collection Gallimaufry. Of course, the gallimaufry is either “a confused jumble or medley of things” or “a dish made from diced or minced meat, especially a hash or ragout.” Today I found a … Continue reading

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SOFT DEADLINES ON KINDLE VELLA THIS MONTH

I just got the announcement that Soft Deadlines will be available to read in serialized episodes on KDP’s new Kindle Vella platform this month. I was claiming this is my first paranormal romance but it was pointed out that End of … Continue reading

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BLESS THE PAGE TURNERS

Statue haiku… statue-ku… stat-ku? These are the thoughts that keep me awake at night. This is my first statue-ku for a fun side project I’m working on. In case you can’t read it in the photo, the haiku is a … Continue reading

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JUNE 2021 IRON WRITERS READ

Competitors from our the Iron Writer competition for June 2021 read their flash fiction pieces next Wednesday, July 14 at 1 p.m. CST. Fly Me to the Moon by K.R. Segriff won with the most reader votes. Also reading will … Continue reading

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IRON WRITER JUNE 2021 IS K.R. SEGRIFF

Congratulations to our our first Iron Writer! “Fly Me to the Moon” by K.R. Segriff won with the most reader votes and will be competing in the Quarterlies. Congratulations to K.R. Segriff! You can read her winning story here. Now, … Continue reading

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