Category Archives: English

Two exciting things happening RIGHT NOW

First: I’ll be judging The Golden Key’s flash fiction contest, which I’m very excited about. The Golden Key is an odd and delightful bi-annual journal that collects stories and poetry which scratch at the surface of the everyday to uncover … Continue reading

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The Apex Book of World SF 3 available for preorder!

And you can do it here. It’s a great and truly diverse lineup, and I’m very excited to be a part of it. Here’s the TOC: Introduction by Editor Lavie Tidhar Courtship in the Country of Machine-Gods by Benjanun Sriduangkaew … Continue reading

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Recap: three great things

I’ve been lax on the blog updating front, mainly because of work. One of the things I do for a living is read other people’s manuscripts and critique them, which takes up a lot of headspace. At least for me. … Continue reading

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Read all the books

Having had a bit of a reading hiatus, I’m digging into my to read-pile. This is not actually my whole to-read pile. The main mass is about a meter and a half. This is the read it now for fuck’s … Continue reading

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Paper paper paper

Preparing a couple of writing workshops. Teachers accumulate paper. Lots of paper. They also write like 19th century apothecaries. Who’d have thought?

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This year’s Hugo short story nominees

I was very happy to see so many friends and works I love on the Hugo ballot. Since short stories are my thing, I looked up the nominees I hadn’t read in that category and discovered that all of the … Continue reading

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Culture Crowdfunding Tuesday!

This week, there are two crowdfunding projects I’d like to direct your attention to. One is a puppetry show, and one is a Bulgarian writer. Both are in need of financial aid in order to go out there and bring … Continue reading

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Today I stumbled over

pictures of a naked lady posing with Jagannath. I didn’t know that was a thing. Made my day.

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“Moonstruck” to excellent weirdo antho

Very pleased to announce that my story “Moonstruck” (first published in Shadows & Tall Trees #5) is included in the The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Volume One, edited by Michael Kelly and Laird Barron and planned for publication in August. … Continue reading

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Oh come on just play it once

English, sometimes it’s like you’re a DJ and I’m that person standing at the booth yelling for my favorite song, even though I know you’ll only play it when you’re good and ready or perhaps never because I’m at the … Continue reading

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