Tag Archives: short fiction

People of Colo(u)r Destroy Fantasy!

It’s December. This is my birthday month, and many things beside: end of term, with all the work that entails; earnestly gearing up for the holidays, with all the travel that entails; letting myself get mesmerised by slow-falling snow to … Continue reading

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“Seasons of Glass and Iron” reprinted in UNCANNY Issue 13

I’m back from the World Fantasy Convention, and have loads I want to say about it, but first — it’s a new month, so there’s new Uncanny! Issue 13 is wholly available in ebook form, and the first half of it … Continue reading

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ToC Announcement: THE DJINN FALLS IN LOVE & OTHER STORIES

Last week, on Tor.com, Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin revealed the cover and Table of Contents for the anthology they’re editing for Solaris, due out in March 2017. It looks AMAZING, and I’m profoundly happy to have a story in it. From … 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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Bookburners: FIRE & ICE

Guys I did a thing! Backstory: there is this thing called Serial Box, which is kind of like HBO for ebooks: it runs serial fiction in novelette-length “episodes” to which you can subscribe, and have them turn up on your … Continue reading

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New Magazine Day: UNCANNY and LIGHTSPEED

Daunting as it may be to begin a whole new month, it’s always exciting to me to see new issues of my favourite magazines drop, especially when I have something to do with them. In the May issue of Lightspeed, I … Continue reading

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Lightspeed Column: Language, Roads, Intersection

My Lightspeed column for March is now available online! In it I review Sofia Samatar’s The Winged Histories, Carlos Hernandez’ The Assimilated Cuban’s Guide to Quantum Santeria, and Rose Lemberg’s Marginalia to Stone Bird. Here’s the logic of the assemblage: This month’s books contain … Continue reading

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NPR Review: THE PAPER MENAGERIE by Ken Liu

Ah, this book. This review was very hard to write. Reviews are usually relatively simple work for me; I read a book, and as I’m reading it I figure out the things it’s doing and what I want to say about … Continue reading

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NPR Reviews: MIDNIGHT TAXI TANGO by Daniel José Older and BORDERLINE by Mishell Baker

I have been remiss in posting about my NPR reviews as they go up! Here are excerpts from a couple of recent ones; my review of Ken Liu’s The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories goes up at the end of this week, but … Continue reading

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Artemis Rising and THE BESTIARY

Few items of post are as joyful to receive as contributor copies. To whit! Edited by Ann VanderMeer, illustrated by Ivica Stevanovic, and containing work by all these infamous creatures, it’s a gorgeous collection I’m looking forward to reading. You can … Continue reading

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