List of Published Work

List of Published Work

About the Author

Steve Passey is from Southern Alberta.

Fiction

  1. Tiger Lily Existere Journal of Arts and Literature issue 32.1*
  2. Shotgun Suicide Big Pulp “M” Issue #1.
  3. Flower The Molotov Cocktail Volume 5 issue 3.*
  4. King of Diamonds, King of Hearts Minor Literature[s].*
  5. The River by the Garden The Molotov Cocktail Volume 6 Issue 10*
  6. Gravel Roads and Grace, Too The J.J. Outre’ Review Volume 1 Issue 4
  7. All of the Words to All of the Songs  Chicago Literati “Damaged Goods: The Break-Up Issue”*
  8. The Burning Pile Haverthorn Volume 1 Issue 2.*
  9. Black Dog Ginosko Literary Review #17.*
  10. Broke Sunstruck Magazine Volume 2 issue 1.*
  11. Bruiser Rum Punch Press.*
  12. One Inch of Air Tracer Publishing.*
  13. The Sparrow Body Parts Magazine Issue #6: Grave Robbing.
  14. June 25th, 1977 Bird’s Thumb, June 2016 issue.*
  15. Cursum Perficio Penny Shorts, July 14, 2016.
  16. Indolence and Rhyme Toasted Cheese Issue 16.2.*
  17. Forty-Five Minutes of Unstoppable Rock Bull: Men’s Fiction, July 25, 2016.*
  18. Cold Enough to See Our Breath Across the Margin, August 31, 2016.*
  19. Winona at the Window Society of Misfit Stories (Bards & Sages Publishing) November 01, 2016.
  20. The Fiend in the Folio Ever Dream of Me (Fantasia Divinity Publishing) November 09, 2016 and Fantasia Divinity’s 2016 “best of” Anthology Memories of the Past
  21. Shiny and Black The Molotov Cocktail Volume 7 issue 21
  22. Roman Boxing Glove Across the Margin April 7, 2017
  23. El Centauro Storgy April 12, 2017
  24. October in “Writing Menopause” (Inanna Press)  April 15, 2017
  25. Sue and Labor in Bloody Key Society Periodical Issue #3 May, 2017
  26. Out on the Eastern Slopes Vending Machine Press May 24, 2017.
  27. Love and Rain Vending Machine Press May 24, 2017.
  28. Temple of the Dog Arcturus June 2, 2017
  29. Ulysses, King of Hearts Storgy June 16, 2017
  30. Five Fights Across the Margin August 28, 2017
  31. Exit Interview The Danforth Review Issue #74 September 10, 2017
  32. Blowtorch The Occulum September 12, 2017
  33. Like Break-up Songs on the Radio Bird’s Thumb October 01, 2017
  34. Shirlena Forty-Five Minutes of Unstoppable Rock (Collection) Tortoise Books 2017*
  35. Invisible to Men Publication Spelk Fiction October 18, 2017
  36. The Things of the World Vending Machine Press October 23, 2017
  37. The Light From the City Vending Machine Press October 23, 2017
  38. We Bagged Sand All Night Until the Levee Broke  Vending Machine Press October 23, 2017
  39. American Cloven Hoof Anthem The Wyrd Magazine #1 October 24, 2017
  40. Viking Funeral Storgy November 22, 2017
  41. We Will Abide by Whatever Comes  Here Comes Everyone – The Brutality Issue November 23, 2017
  42. Songs of Rapture Bull: Men’s Fiction December 18, 2017
  43. Hummingbird Knowledge, Hummingbird Chance Spelk Fiction February 16, 2018
  44. The Mick The Sunlight Press April 30, 2018
  45. In the Ashes of This Empire Spelk Fiction May 23, 2018
  46. Dominion Across the Margin June 18, 2018
  47. In #4, Asymptomatic Pithead Chapel Volume 7, Issue #8, August 01, 2018
  48. Intersection (Parentheses) Spelk Fiction August 08, 2018
  49. Laying on Hands Accepted/Publication Pending
  50. Borealis Accepted/Publication Pending

Full Length Fiction:

Forty-Five Minutes of Unstoppable Rock (Collected Short Stories)

Published in 2017 by Tortoise Books (Chicago, Illinois.)

Poetry (Or what I call “Demi-Fiction”)

  1. The Prophet of Regret (#2)  Rat’s Ass Review “Love & Ensuing Madness”
  2. She Was Wild and Strange and Had Wonderful Hair Rat’s Ass Review “Love & Ensuing Madness”
  3. There Have Been Others Yellow Chair Review “Rock the Chair” ***
  4. Homicide, Suicide, Plea Unbroken Journal issue #2, March 2016
  5. The Wild Girls Sing Yellow Chair Review issue 6.1, March 2016
  6. Somewhere in Rooms With No Mirrors Unbroken Journal issue #3, May 2016
  7. 7 AM Automatic Unbroken Journal issue #3, May 2016
  8. Small Town Hotel Breakfast Special Unbroken Journal issue #3, May 2016
  9. Cemetery Blackbirds Jungftak.
  10. Raised on the Farm Yellow Chair Review Issue #8 September 2016
  11. The Prophet of Regret (#8): Astarte Dreams of Fire and Stars That Fall Like Snow Yellow Chair Review Issue #8 September 2016
  12. Culling Song Yellow Chair Review Horror Annual 2016.
  13. That’s Why the Hornet Stung Me in Wax Poetry and Art November 10, 2016.
  14. The Crow (Culling Song #2) iWax Poetry and Art November 10, 2016.
  15. Bury Me Face Down in Wax Poetry and Art November 10, 2016.
  16. The Salt of Our Bodies is the Salt of Our Rhymes Vending Machine Press January 21, 2017.
  17. Only Cold Vending Machine Press January 21, 2017.
  18. Arizona Vending Machine Press January 21, 2017.
  19. Try, Fail, Try Sick Lit Magazine March 27, 2017
  20. We Are All Already Dead Sick Lit Magazine March 27, 2017
  21. This One Rat’s Ass Review Summer 2017 Issue
  22. The Prophet of Regret (#9) Rat’s Ass Review Summer 2017 Issue
  23. Letter Unbroken Journal Issue #18 July 01, 2018
  24. Five Publication Pending

Poetry Chapbooks

The Coachella Madrigals

Published by Luminous Press (2017)

 Poems included:

  1. Light Me Up, Lift Me Up
  2. Song of Our Making
  3. God Bless You and Keep You, Beautiful Angel
  4. A Soft Voice is An Excellent Thing In a Woman
  5. All of the Words to All of the Songs
  6. Pictures She’d Send
  7. Casablanca, April 2015
  8. The Prophet of Regret (#7)
  9. Sleeping Alone on Half the Bed
  10. Rhymes, Chants, Incantations
  11. Everything is Epilogue

Notables

King of Diamonds, King of Hearts was a semi-finalist (long-list) in Carve Magazine’s 2014 Raymond Carver Contest.

All of the Words to All of the Songs was nominated for a 2016 Pushcart Prize by Chicago Literati.

There Have Been Others won Yellow Chair Review’s “Rock the Chair” poetry challenge. February 14th, 2016.

Bruiser was nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize by Rum Punch Press.

The Girl from Alberta was long-listed for Puritan magazine’s annual Thomas A. Morton Memorial Prize in Literature in 2017.

  • Stories noted with an asterix “*” appear in the collection Forty-Five Minutes of Unstoppable Rock.

Interviews:

2017: With Poets and Writers of Vending Machine Press: Here

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