Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sunday recs: Everything Martha Wells has ever written

I was introduced to Martha Wells’ books earlier this year through this squee post by Kate Elliott (whose work I love, as I’ve mentioned before on this blog). I’m so glad I discovered Martha Wells! I’ve been reading everything of … Continue reading

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Poetry sale to Stone Telling

My poem ‘Kuura (extract from a Finnish-English dictionary)’ will be published in a “new poets” issue of Stone Telling. Huzzah! I’ve admired Stone Telling’s thoughtfully compiled and beautiful issues for a long time, so I’m thrilled to be part of … Continue reading

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Cosmic meetings

I just came home from a really inspiring event. The Finnish literature festival Runokuu (‘poetry month’) organised an evening at the Helsinki Student Theatre, a combination of science, poetry and theatre. First Syksy Räsänen, a physicist, gave us a brief … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Diversity in SFF

I just listened to a great episode of’s Rocket Talk, with Kate Elliott and N.K. Jemisin discussing reader, writer, and publisher bias. So great to hear two intelligent writers talking about this stuff! Kate Elliott is one of my … Continue reading

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Long Hidden – a brief review

I recently finished reading the anthology I got this May – Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History. Here’s how the editors (Rose Fox and Daniel José Older) describe it: There is a long and honorable legacy of … Continue reading

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Poetry sale to Strange Horizons

Seems that this week is all about publication news… My poem ‘Raw Honey’ will be appearing in Strange Horizons! I’m extremely happy to see this poem find a home. It’s a mythic bedtime tale in poem form, written a couple … Continue reading

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