My poem “The Contortionist has Damaged Taste Buds” is up at Literary Orphans. This poem will also be one of the cogs from my chapbook “Clown Machine” out from Grey Book Press in the spring.

You can read “The Contortionist…”  here and see a creepy photo. Thanks to editor Scott Waldyn.

Why not look at this photo of Jeff Buckley first?literary orphans_cover

My chapbook “xx poems” is available now from Crisis Chronicles Press. Thanks so much to editor John Burroughs!

You can buy this little chapbook for $4.99 here

xx poems_coverDianne Borsenik from NightBallet Press said this:

“Clearly, MacBain-Stephens understands the texture of words, understands the need to feel them on teeth and tongue.  In one poem, she writes ‘We are accustomed to the language of the torso.’  Her language is that of the synapse, firing off psychedelic sparks that invite, intrigue, and infiltrate.”