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Reading Dialect in Celeste Rita Baker’s “Name Calling”

I’ve seen a lot of discussion about the use and representation of dialect in fiction recently, sparked off by Daniel José Older’s response to this review of Long Hidden, which led to Wendy S. Delmater and Tonya Liburd of Abyss & Apex writing a … Continue reading

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May Day Miscellany: Lightspeed, Kaleidoscope, and the Auroras

So many wonderful things happening, I must separate them with numbers! 1) Two of my poems, “Lost” and “Turning the Leaves,” are nominated for an Aurora award. This is administered by the Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association. The last … Continue reading

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Siri Hustvedt’s THE BLAZING WORLD

My review of Siri Hustvedt’s The Blazing World is up at NPR Books, containing a bare fraction of all the things I want to say about it. I could’ve written an essay of the same length on the beauty and … Continue reading

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Video, Radio, Text: A Ubiquity of Links

I feel like a month’s worth of doings have been crammed into the first three days of this week. Overexposure looms! Ubiquity attends! Enough of me to foil stick-shakers! So here’s a brief summary: 1) On Monday I moderated an … Continue reading

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“Mon pays c’est l’hiver” at Lackington’s Magazine

I’m very pleased to announce that the first issue of Lackington’s Magazine (the Twitter feed of which my Glaswegian keeps insisting on reading as Lackington’s Mog) is now up, with a mission-establishing editorial by Ranylt Richildis and containing stories by … Continue reading

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Glitter & Mayhem Story Live at PodCastle

I’m very happy to announce that my Glitter & Mayhem story, “A Hollow Play,” is now live at PodCastle, read by the amazing Tina Connolly. Delightfully, it’s rated R for “Cabaret, Roller Derby references, and F-bombs.” Another story of mine, … Continue reading

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