Who I AmI'm a father, a husband, an author, and a teacher. My stories have been published in Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, Fantastic Stories, and many other venues. My novel-length fiction is represented by Cameron McClure of the Donald Maass Literary Agency.
Author Archives: Joe Iriarte
I was going to pass on doing an award eligibility post this year, though I’ve had several publications I am very proud of. I felt like all the information on my publications was already available elsewhere on this site, so … Continue reading
My new story “The Vampire’s Stepdaughter” is live today at Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. Check out this cool artwork they put together for it! So anyway, I hope you’ll give it a read and let me know what you … Continue reading
The folks over at Literary Roadhouse did an entire podcast on my Strange Horizons story from last June. It’s nearly an hour of about the most in-depth discussion one of my stories has ever gotten. 🙂 I stumbled across it … Continue reading
The new issue of Fantastic Stories is now available for non-subscribers, and it contains my story, “Of Unions, Intersections, and Empty Sets.” This story was inspired by my friend Pete, who kept giving me grief saying I should write a … Continue reading
As the Republican National Convention lurches on, teachers are once again under attack as one of the Republican party’s favorite whipping boys. In his speech Tuesday night, Donald Trump Jr. claimed that schools are currently set up to serve teachers … Continue reading
June was a pretty good month. I had two new stories come out, and they both have been quite well-received. On June 2, Motherboard/Terraform published my story “Spirit of Home.” There is a scene in the story where the protagonist … Continue reading
My story, “The Curse of Giants” went live today on Daily Science Fiction and has already garnered some nice feedback. Go check it out!
In this post yesterday, I told folks about stories by other writers that I loved this year. Now I’d like to take a moment to reflect on my own writing year. Nobody reads my blog anyway, so I know nobody … Continue reading