June 21, 2016

Salena’s short story “How to Age a Master Blender” was published today by Ireland-based journal Crannog Magazine.


May 17, 2016

Salena’s short story “How to Age a Master Blender” was accepted for publication today by Ireland-based journal Crannog Magazine.


March 9, 2016

Salena’s short story “Show Me How You Get Here” was published today by Hermeneutic Chaos Journal.


January 5, 2016

Salena’s short story “The Natural Habits of Nesting Men” was published today by Strangelet Journal.


December 3, 2015

Salena’s short story “Standing Still in Motion” was published today by After the Pause.


December 1, 2015

Salena’s short story “Il Sale Della Terra” published by The Mulberry Fork Review was nominated for a Pushcart Prize! Read the story here.


September 30, 2015

Salena’s short stories “Standing Still in Motion” and “The Natural Habits of Nesting Men” were accepted for publication in two magazines to be published in December and January respectively!


August 1, 2015

Salena’s three picture books originally published by MeeGenius Books have been acquired by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! Check out the announcement here!


July 6, 2015

Salena’s short story “The Rendering of Carter McCoy” (originally published by Prose and Cons Literary Magazine) was a finalist for the AI Blanchard Award!


June 11, 2015

Salena’s short story “Hitchhiker” (originally published by Counterexample Poetics) was selected by Roxane Gay to be included in Wigleaf’s Top 50 Stories of 2015!


May 20, 2015

Salena’s short story “The Rendering of Carter McCoy” was accepted for publication by Prose and Cons Literary Magazine!


April 3, 2015

Salena’s poem “Twins and Twines” was published in the April issue of Linden Avenue Literary Journal!


March 11, 2015

Salena’s short story “The Rendering of Carter McCoy” won 1st place in her heat for the NYC Midnight first round! Result here!


January 4, 2015

Salena’s picture book “The Naming of Lan Caihe” won honorable mention in the children’s book category for the 2014 New England Book Festival!


December 30, 2014

Salena’s short story, “Il Sale Della Terra,” was accepted for publication in the Mulberry Fork Review’s March issue.


December 20, 2014
Salena’s poem, “Twins and Twines,” was accepted for publication in the Linden Avenue Literary Journal’s April issue.

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December 18, 2014
Salena’s first psychological horror story, The Matryoshka Effect was published in LampLight

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November 1, 2014
NUWA AND THE GREAT WALL won honorable mention in the Children’s book category of the 2014 Hollywood Halloween Book Festival.

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November 1, 2014
Salena’s short story, “Time Enough,” appeared in the October issue of Bastion Magazine www.bastionmag.com. Click here to read the review.

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November 1, 2014
Salena’s short story, “The OTIR,” will be published in the January issue of Typehouse Literary Review.
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