Shell St. James




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December 2021 - An accompanying essay I wrote, titled "Let a Little Magic In", was published in The Peak (Shenandoah Literary Magazine of Washington and Lee University.

December 2021 - An excerpt from my YA fantasy novel, The Mermaid of Agawam Bay, was featured in Shenandoah Literary Magazine of Washington and Lee University.

October 2021 - "The Call", a short fantasy story, was the Winner of The Writing Quarter Short Story Contest in August.

October 2021 - My Author's Spotlight interview with Epoch Press,

September 2021 - "Foxfire", a flash CNF piece, will be published in Hippocampus Literary Magazine in February 2022.

September 2021 - "How Does Your Garden Grow?", a short horror story, published in Vanishing Point Magazine. Read the story for free here. Buy the magazine here.

August 2021 - An excerpt from my YA mystery novel, The Mermaid of Agawam Bay, will be published by Shenandoah Literary Magazine in their Fall 2021 issue

July 2021 - "Saving Jennifer" - my flash speculative fiction story was First Runner-Up in the Theme of Absence Speculative Fiction Contest

June 2021 - "Cranberry Town" - a micro CNF, published by Epoch Press for their "Roots" issue.

May 2021 - "Ghosts of Tortellini Past" - flash story with recipe, published in 86Logic Issue 4

March 2021 - "Scratch" - a flash horror story, published in Issue 7 of 3 Moon Magazine,  April 2021

January 2021 - "No Dogs Allowed". a middle-grade short story, published in La Presa Literary Journal Issue 11

December 2020 - "Just We Two", my creepy doll horror story, published in Scare Street Publishing's newest horror anthology, Night Terrors Volume 12 -

December 2020 - "Flights of Fancy", my short fantasy piece, made it to the semifinals of the Doris Betts Fiction Prize competition, judged by North Carolina Literary Review

November 2020 - "The Haunted Garden" poem published in The Spectre Review Literary Magazine Fall 2020 issue

Oct 2 2020 - "Hospitality, New Hampshire" published in The Periodical Forlorn