Monthly Archives: August 2016

NPR Review: THE DREAM-QUEST OF VELLITT BOE by Kij Johnson

My review of Kij Johnson’s The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe is up at NPR Books today! Reading it was — appropriately — a trip. Here’s a bit of the review: This book held me spellbound from start to finish. It put me … Continue reading

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Yesterday, in Flowers

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Down and Safe: Episode 20 – Latex Gorilla Ducks

I’ve been terribly remiss in posting about new Down and Safe episodes — a new one went up last week, in which we discussed “Hostage.” You could listen to the podcast — or, you could read the episode’s quality in my … Continue reading

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Praise for THE STARLIT WOOD

Via Dominik Parisien, here’s some lovely advance praise by Terri Windling, Jeff VanderMeer and Jonathan Carroll for The Starlit Wood, an anthology of original fairy tales in which my story “Seasons of Glass and Iron” will appear. The modern revival of … Continue reading

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Verified! A Play in One Acct.

I can hardly even believe this happened! For those of you unfamiliar with Twitter, that little blue checkmark next to my name is the coveted VERIFIED badge, confirming that “an account of public interest is authentic.” My account is of … Continue reading

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I don’t think you’re ready

…for this jelly. And not counting the pile by the sink, there are still two full buckets of apples to get through! Everything is apples! Beautiful fragrant delicious apples! Meanwhile the day is rainy and cool. Today is for tea … Continue reading

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The Hugo Awards!

THE LIST OF WINNERS! I watched the livestreamed ceremony! I saw Lynne, Michael and Michi accept Hugos for Uncanny (AAAHHHH!!!!!!!!!) while looking extraordinarily fabulous! I saw Jessica Jones win a Hugo! I saw ASTRONAUTS accept a Campbell and a Hugo on behalf of … Continue reading

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My Apple Tree, My Brightness

I woke at 6:30 and worked until evening, alternating between academic stuff and being absorbed into Nisi Shawl’s Everfair, except for a blissful interlude with my sister and nephew. As the evening dipped into pink and gold, my mother exhorted me to Take a … Continue reading

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NPR Review: THE OBELISK GATE by N. K. Jemisin

My review of N. K. Jemisin’s The Obelisk Gate — the second novel in her Broken Earth series — is up at NPR Books! A taste: Beyond the meticulous pacing, the thorough character work, and the staggering ambition and revelations of the narration, Jemisin … Continue reading

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UNCANNY Year 3 Kickstarter Complete!

It’s done! You did it! Another year of Uncanny magazine with all stretch goals met! A total of 999 backers pledged $34410 to make this happen, and I’m thrilled. Thank you so much to everyone who contributed, whether by pledging or signal-boosting … Continue reading

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