Ashley St. Clair

Biography

Ashley St. Clair's work is steeped in romanticism and explores the dark, the magical, the sensual, and the spiritual realms of the human psyche and the world, expressed in genres as diverse as modern mythography, magic realism, dark fantasy, science fiction, and erotica—often in combination.

St. Clair's alter ego, toki, publishes poetry, experimental fiction, and photography. toki likes listening to the music of the spheres, pondering the interstices of the universe and taking long walks in liminal spaces.

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Books

Tattered Paper, Shattered Glass: A Poetry Chapbook
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
In this chapbook written for National Poetry Month, St. Clair offers an eclectic mixture of 30 poems ranging in theme, subject matter, and form. A blend of the past, the present, and the future of poetry, this unique collection speaks to mind, body, and soul and should delight any lover of poetry in the lyrical tradition. Offered in PDF format only, to preserve formatting.
'Fragments of Eternity' and Other Poems: A Chapbook
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This chapbook of 24 poems presents a sampling of work over a period of eight years. Most of the poems are brief, deriving from the Japanese tradition of haiku, tanka, and sedoka, but a few longer works have been included. Nearly all have been previously published in literary and poetry journals or other publications. To preserve the formatting, it is offered only in PDF format.
Maurice, le chat perdu
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
Cats! Murder! Madness! This experimental piece of ‘found fiction’ is a mash-up of 26 works by other authors, from Alden to Zola.
The Other Alice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Quantum mechanics, non-Euclidean space, the realm of dreams, and more await you in this collection of four flash-fiction tales (fewer than 1,000 words each). Contains 'The Other Alice', 'The Box', 'Alleys', and 'Dreaming of Borges'. Mysterious worlds and poetic prose await.
The Death of the Party
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50)
"I stepped forward and stretched forth my pale hand. She grasped it gently. 'It’s charming to meet you,' I said, and, with a perfunctory bow, I planted a light kiss on the back of her hand." Greek mythology meets modern culture in this flash fiction tale.
Bad Apple
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
(4.33)
“Once upon a time in a kingdom now disremembered, there lived a peasant girl by the name of Jonagold. Her hair was the colour of ginger, her skin dotted with freckles, her face round and comely.” Jonagold may sound like your typical fairy tale maiden—but her outer beauty hides an inner darkness.
The Tree of Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Literary Erotica, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Lady Lucia's lover is away on duty for king and country, and her nights are spent alone in sadness. Certain she can no longer stand the separation, she prays to God for consolation. He sends it to her one night in a dream....

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