I thought I’d do a lot of writing during my summer holiday. But alas, I reckoned without the intensity and busyness of that holiday – and my need for physical, simple things, instead of brainwork. So yeah, it’s been wonderful, but I haven’t been writing much. I started a new short story, have some poem […]
Month: July 2016
“Water, Birch, and Blood” out in Strange Horizons!
My story “Water, Birch, and Blood” is now out in Strange Horizons! It’s a portal fantasy (of sorts) with a queer female couple, set in a Finnish summer cabin. Birds, birches, quiet magic. Water, Birch, and Blood Featuring beautiful art by O Horvath! “Water, Birch, and Blood” is also available in podcast form here, read […]
Sunday recs: Hopeful fiction
The world’s been an awful place lately, so I think it’s a good time to read some hopeful fiction. So here are three such stories: Songbird by Shveta Thakrar (in Flash Fiction Online): a gorgeous tale about music and identity, about the freedom to be who you are. Prudence and the Dragon by Zen Cho […]
An Alphabet of Embers is out!
An Alphabet of Embers is now out in print form! Yaaay! I’ve read AoE as an e-ARC, and while I am obviously biased, I’m also just stunned by how awesome this anthology is. The wonderful Rose Lemberg and the editorial team have done such a great job in arranging these strange tales, like a variety […]
Poem in Abyss & Apex!
So I think I forgot to announce the sale, but – my short poem “After Selling Your Soul to the Trickster God” is now up in the newest issue of Abyss & Apex! Read it here! This short poem was born this past January. I wanted to get across a sense of movement and dance […]