I think the best way I can pay tribute to her is to link to my real-time reviews of her work over the last few years –
https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/descended-suns-resuscitate/ (Descended Suns Resuscitate)
https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/dreams-of-ourselves/ (One of the pseudonymous stories in ‘Dreams of Ourselves’)
https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2015/09/12/transcensience-by-avalon-brantley-and-lockett-hollis/ (Transcensience, a collaboration with Lockett Hollis)
https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2016/09/08/and-the-whore-is-this-temple/#comment-8271 (CORPUS: A MANDALA OF ANATHOMY & METAPHYSIOLOGY)
“But the books!
Take one up, reverently, and bring it to the table, like a loved-one’s body, like a bride, one who just might still be alive.”
— From her BOOKLORE article.
Rest In Peace
EDIT (8 May 2017) https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2017/05/08/the-house-of-silence-avalon-brantley/ (The House of Silence)
EDIT (1 January 2018) https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2017/12/19/the-scarlet-soul-stories-for-dorian-gray/ (A Little Chamber Music)
EDIT (23 May 2018) https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2018/05/05/drowning-in-beauty-the-neo-decadent-anthology/#comment-12526 (Great Seizers’ Ghosts)
EDIT (19 Nov 2018) https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2018/11/12/infra-noir-the-literary-gazette-issue-no-1/#comment-14156 (Exposition to The House of Silence)