Category Archives: English

Dead words and dead bodies

First, a new post over at Where Ghost Words Dwell. If you’re not already following that blog, you really should. Second, I wrote a post about cannibalism in fiction over at Tor.com. Have fun!

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On how not to break

I was asked if I have any advice on how to get by as a writer when a) it’s financially tricky, and b) one is weird and introverted. I thought I’d frame the reply as a blog post, because it’s … Continue reading

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Dead words, reanimated

Where Ghost Words Dwell is a new project that gathers discarded bits of fiction and presents them Exquisite Corpse-style to the world. You can read it any way you like, as parts of a gigantic map, or tiny worlds that … Continue reading

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Art!

Meet Josephine, the steamdriven daughter of Anna Goldberg and Hercules, as seen by Finnish illustrator Jenny Wiik. Jenny made this one as part of some artwork for the Finnish con Archipelacon this summer. The story, “Beatrice”, can be found in … Continue reading

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I finally read some good stuff

Haralambi Markov’s piece “The Language of Knives” tells the story of a broken family by way of preparing and baking a dead man into a cake. It’s beautiful, heartbreaking and feels like a fresh (although painful) breath of air. Having … Continue reading

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“Migration” goes to join the weird

I’m happy to announce that my story “Migration” is in the second volume of Year’s Best New Weird, edited by Kathe Koja and Michael Kelly. The table of contents is absolutely spectacular:

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Grazing

I go through periods during which I read very little, and periods during which I binge. At the moment I’m sort of grazing, having a hard time concentrating on one single book. Probably because I’m working on a mind-consuming project. … Continue reading

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New story out: “Mine-Wife”

Words Without Borders has a new issue out, and the theme is alternate history. I wrote a story in Swedish, “Gruvmaja”, which was then translated into English by Silvester Mazzarella. It was an interesting and pleasant experience to have someone … Continue reading

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Barcelona: a short, belated report

Because cons take their toll and I’ve been busy afterward, it’s taken me a while to get my thumb out and write a report of MIRcon. However! Here it is.

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Barcelona!

So, tomorrow it’s off to Barcelona and MIRcon, both of which I’m looking forward to very much.

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