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Middle, Holding Flowers: Homecoming with Hugo

Before anything else, I need to talk about my family. It was the last night of Worldcon. I’d retreated from the dead dog party in search of sleep. In order to travel home from Helsinki, I needed to wake up … Continue reading

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“Seasons of Glass and Iron” Wins the Locus Award

I am not super great at keeping up with calendrical time. I was convinced the Locus Award ceremony was happening on Saturday night. This was correct. The problem was that I had slipped into believing that yesterday was Friday, not … Continue reading

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Last Two Days for Hugo Nominations

If you’re trying to raise your STEALTH stat, you could do worse than study award nomination deadlines, as they successfully sneak attack me multiple times a year. The Hugos! From the ballot guidelines: The deadline for nominations is 17 March 2017 … Continue reading

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“Seasons of Glass & Iron” Nominated for a Nebula Award

Today the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America announced the finalists for the 2017 Nebula Awards. “Seasons of Glass and Iron,” my short story from The Starlit Wood (reprinted at link by Uncanny magazine), is among them. What follows is a 100% … Continue reading

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Uncanny Magazine Podcast Wins a Parsec Award!

What it says on the tin! Last night at DragonCon it was announced that Uncanny‘s podcast — where I read stories and poems! — won a Parsec Award. I’m thrilled to have contributed to this, and super excited to have one … Continue reading

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Poetry News: George Johnston Prize and VERSeFest

So much has happened these past few days! Here’s some welcome poetry-related news. I wrote no poetry at all last year. Wait, that isn’t quite true; I wrote two poems for Brenda Vellino’s graduate course on The Modernist and Contemporary Long … Continue reading

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“Madeleine” Nominated for Nebula

“Madeleine” is a Nebula finalist for Best Short Story. Look at that ballot. Look at it. I start to vibrate with delight as I run down the list of works and names and find my story among them. I owe … Continue reading

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“The Truth About Owls” Wins the Locus Award

It’s been a rollercoaster of a week. I’m writing this beneath a rainbow banner WordPress has put up to celebrate SCOTUS’ decision to grant equal marriage rights in the US. This week “Madeleine” appeared online in Queers Destroy Science Fiction. People have … Continue reading

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Hugo Puppies and the News

I live in a very rural place, and have for about half my life. Living where I do has always meant a long commute into town for school and work accompanied by the very early morning news. The news is never … Continue reading

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2014 Award Eligibility – Short Fiction and Goblin Fruit

Last year was the first year I made a living from writing: a mix of reviews, articles, games, poetry and fiction. It still feels pretty incredible. I had four short stories appear in 2014. Here they are: “Mon pays c’est l’hiver,” Lackington’s … Continue reading

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