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
Last month I was fortunate enough to get to present at a couple of different Cons–Spec Fic South East in Orlando and Necronomicon in Tampa. While I’ve done a number of presentations at libraries and writing groups around town, this … Continue reading
My flash story “Cupid and Psyche at the Caffé Sol y Mar” is up at Fireside Fiction today! It was inspired by thinking about the myth of Cupid and Psyche, which forms the basis of many children’s stories told, often … Continue reading
I’ve had two more sales since the last time I updated, and one of them came out yesterday! “Message from Beyond” is a bit less heavy than a lot of my stories, more of a funnish ghost story, so if … Continue reading
My short story, “Weight of the World,” has just gone live at Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. And let me say I adore the artwork they attached to the story! I can’t wait to read my TOC-mates in this issue! … Continue reading
The good folks over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show were misguided enough to think I was worth interviewing, so we talked at length about writing, cultures, literature, and the immigrant experience. Give it a listen!
I’ve got a blog post live on Penumbra Magazine’s blog today, not about the joys of trenchcoat-wearing, alas, but about reasons to write and read flash fiction: Why Flash? Check it out!
I have a story in the new issue of Penumbra, just out today. It’s called “Extra Innings,” and it’s a tiny little sucker-punch of emotion, if I’m allowed to say so myself. I’m so pleased it’s found a good home here. … Continue reading
W. S. Long challenged me on Facebook to list ten books that have “stayed with me in some way.” I’m a sucker for memes about reading and writing, so I was definitely game to play. Then it occurred to me … Continue reading