Greetings, readers! I’m honored and absolutely stunned to see my novel, Helminth, nominated for a Bram Stoker Award in the Superior Achievement in a First Novel category. It was completely surreal waking up to that email in my inbox and seeing my name listed. In fact, I still keep checking the email to make sure … More Nominated

It’s Halloween 1st!

It’s the start of the most wonderful time of year! It’s the 1st of HalloweenAnd you all know what that means Release the ghouls out of the cellarWatch the phantoms crawl from their gravesLet the vampires at your neckGo explore haunted cavesPerform a ritual in the moonlightAnd summon the old ones from beneath the waves


Hello friends and fiends. I will be doing a signing at Dark Delicacies Burbank on June 20th at 3:00 pm. I would love to see you there. It’s free to stop by. Click here for info. Dark Delicacies822 N. Hollywood WayBurbank, CA  91505

See What’s Being Said About Helminth

“What should be a restorative retreat for Rei and her lifelong friends turns into a nightmare beyond imagining in S. Alessandro Martinez’s debut novel, Helminth. Rei, Abby, Corinne, and Lorena are carefully crafted characters and the first person voice serves to absorb the reader into Rei’s state of mind as the illusion of safety slips … More See What’s Being Said About Helminth