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My middle-grade mystery novel, The Mermaid of Agawam Bay, is now available on Amazon.com in paperback and e-book versions. Read the e-book for free with Kindle Unlimited!

May 2022 - "Leap", a flash fiction love story is published in Quibble Magazine. You can read the story here.

May 2022 - "Indigo Dreams", a poem, is published in Quibble Magazine.

May 2022 - "And ...Action!" a flash CNF, is published in Quibble Magazine.

April 2022 - The Mermaid of Agawam Bay, my middle-grade mystery novel, is available in e-book and paperback on Amazon. Read it for free with Kindle Unlimited! See more details here

January 2022 - A flash CNF, "Foxfire," published in Hippocampus Literary Magazine

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. https://writingquarter.com.au/the-writing-quarter-august-2021-competition-winner/

October 2021 - My Author's Spotlight interview with Epoch Press, https://epochpress.org/author-spotlight-shell-st-james/

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 https://themeofabsence.com/speculative-philosophical-fiction-contest/

June 2021 - "Cranberry Town" - a micro CNF, published by Epoch Press for their "Roots" issue. https://epochpress.org/product/epoch-no-3-summer-2021/

May 2021 - "Ghosts of Tortellini Past" - flash story with recipe, published in 86Logic Issue 4 https://86logic.com/pages/shellstjames

March 2021 - "Scratch" - a flash horror story, published in Issue 7 of 3 Moon Magazine,  April 2021 https://c5009f5c-2be6-487c-bab3-6bd93fbc4ab7.filesusr.com/ugd/5bcec5_d403024cb5244434bc817ec262ecaa0d.pdf

January 2021 - "No Dogs Allowed". a middle-grade short story, published in La Presa Literary Journal Issue 11 https://issuu.com/embajadoraspress.lapresa/docs/la_presa_issue_11_-_g5_-_issuu_

December 2020 - "Just We Two", my creepy doll horror story, published in Scare Street Publishing's newest horror anthology, Night Terrors Volume 12 - https://www.amazon.com/Night-Terrors-Vol-12-Anthology-ebook/dp/B08ZS8JTHF/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=scare+street+Night+Terrors+12&qid=1617566182&sr=8-1

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 https://www.blurb.com/b/10564133-the-spectre-review-literary-magazine-volume-2

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