News

December 18, 2013: "The Writ of Years," a dark short story, has gone live at Tor.com today.

December 11, 2013: I thought it'd be good to address few news items that I had forgotten to update over the past several months. Namely, (1) Queers Dig Time Lords was released in June, and contains my essay "Torchwood, Camp, and Queer Subjectivity" and (2) "Winter Scheming" was picked up for and published in Heiresses of Russ 2013: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction.

July 3, 2013: The July issue of JJA's Nightmare Magazine features a short story by yours truly: "And Yet, Her Eyes." There's also a short author spotlight to accompany it, where I answer some questions about the piece.

May 26, 2013: I'm mid-WisCon, and a lovely WisCon it is, but must post to say: Interfictions.com is live! Including my piece, "Gonzo: The Real, the Surreal, and Hunter S. Thompson."

March 6, 2013: Today is a red-letter day. As has recently been announced, Beyond Binary is a Lambda Literary Award finalist in the LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror category. Also, story sale! "The Write of Years," which took third place in the 2012 Dell Awards, is to be published by Tor.com.

February 20, 2013: As was announced today, "The Finite Canvas" is a nominee for the 2012 Nebula Awards in the novelette category. I'm glad that so many folks seem to have enjoyed this story.

December 14, 2012: "The Finite Canvas" has been picked up for Gardner Dozois's The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection! I am very, very pleased.

December 5, 2012: New fiction, on Tor.com - "The Finite Canvas," a novelette.

August 17, 2012: Cascadia Subduction Zone has just released their special issue on Joanna Russ, to which I have contributed an essay: "Alienation and 'the Other' in the Short Fiction of Joanna Russ". The issue is available for sale all by itself (though of course it's worth subscribing to CSZ if you haven't!), and also contains work by Farah Mendlesohn, L. Timmel Duchamp, Alexis Lothian, Candra K. Gill, and Cynthia Ward.

June 5, 2012: The June issue of Apex Magazine is live, featuring my short story, "Winter Scheming."

May 9, 2012: The newest issue of Expanded Horizons, just released, includes my poem "What I Have Not Done." Woo, poetry!

May 2, 2012: Publicity dump! It's been a big month, with both We Wuz Pushed and Beyond Binary coming out. I've done interviews with Autostraddle and Nicola Griffith (this one's a three-parter), as well as a Coming Out post on the Outer Alliance blog. Enjoy!

April 8, 2012: We Wuz Pushed: On Joanna Russ and Radical Truth-telling, the thirty-second volume in Aqueduct Press's "Conversation Pieces" series, is now available for purchase in print and ebook format! This essay had its origins as the thesis I defended in November 2011, and I'm thrilled beyond the telling to see it in Aqueduct's lineup.

March 26, 2012: Publisher's Weekly has given Beyond Binary a starred review. Also, over at Stone Telling, "The Poetry of Joanna Russ, Part II: Poems, 1954-1957" has gone live.

March 20, 2012: This is a large update: the biggest news is that, as announced here, I've accepted a position as fiction editor at Strange Horizons Magazine! On other fronts, Tor.com has previewed the amazing cover, by Rick Berry, for "The Finite Canvas." Also, the Beyond Binary release party at the University of Louisville has been announced, with details here.

February 12, 2012: Now that it's been announced: "The Writ of Years," my self-referential Lovecraftian scary story, took Third-Place Runner Up in the Dell Award contest! The list of winners, runners-up, and honorable mentions.

January 24, 2012: Tor.com will be publishing "The Finite Canvas," a novelette - and I can't wait to see the original art that'll go with it!

January 6, 2012: Apex Magazine will be publishing "Winter Scheming," a short story, later this year. Also, I have made an eligibility post for the 2012 awards season. (Mostly, I'm up for the Campbell.)

December 21, 2011: The sixth issue of Stone Telling has gone live, including my article, "The Poetry of Joanna Russ, Part 1: An Introduction."

December 19, 2011: We Wuz Pushed: On Joanna Russ and Radical Truth-telling (my recently-defended thesis) will be published by Aqueduct Press as a book in their Conversation Pieces series in 2012!

December 8, 2011: The table of contents for my forthcoming anthology Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction has been officially announced. Click on the "anthologies" tab to see. (Original post here.)

December 1, 2011: "On Moving Into Your New Home," a poem about a haunting, has gone live at Ideomancer, here. Enjoy!

November 8, 2011: I've placed another poem! This one is to be published in February 2013; more details, later.

July 21, 2011: I will be editing a reprint anthology of genderqueer and bisexual speculative fiction for Lethe Press, to be released in 2012! Details and submission guidelines here.

April 27, 2011: Ideomancer will be publishing a poem of mine called "On Moving Into Your New Home" in an upcoming issue! I'm quite the fan of the magazine and a new-comer to speculative poetry, so I'm especially geeked.

April 2, 2011: I've sold an article to Clarkesworld Magazine for their April issue: "Linguistics for the World-Builder."

Feb. 14, 2011: "Though Smoke Shall Hide the Sun" is live at Tor.com and also for your ebook pleasure at various vendors, like Amazon.com. Also, I am now a member of SFWA.

Dec. 15, 2010: Guess what? I've sold an urban fantasy story, "Though Smoke Shall Hide the Sun," to Tor.com! I am filled with glee and pleasure. It's about a vampire who wants to be a soldier and a soldier who wants to earn his freedom--sort of. You'll see.

Dec. 4, 2010: Well, will you look at this. A website! All thanks to the kindness of Sylk over on Livejournal who is a wonderful person.