Category Archives: short stories

Cosmos Pen and Sunvault!

I got my copy of Cosmos Pen: A Travel Guide to Finnish Weird today! Yaaay! The issue looks fantastic and I’m looking forward to reading all of it. So, this special issue of the Finnish SFF magazine Kosmoskynä (which translates … Continue reading

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Story news! “Don’t Look a Wish Horse in the Mouth”

My weird Helsinki story “Don’t Look a Wish Horse in the Mouth” will appear in Cosmos Pen, the English-language special issue of the Finnish SFF magazine Kosmoskynä. The issue is going to appear around Worldcon. \o/ I’m so happy to … Continue reading

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Award Eligibility 2016

Award nomination season is upon us and I’ve had things published this year that I’m really proud of. I’d be honoured if anyone were to consider my work for nomination. I am also in my first year of elibigility for … Continue reading

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“Water, Birch, and Blood” out in Strange Horizons!

My story “Water, Birch, and Blood” is now out in Strange Horizons! It’s a portal fantasy (of sorts) with a queer female couple, set in a Finnish summer cabin. Birds, birches, quiet magic. Water, Birch, and Blood Featuring beautiful art … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Hopeful fiction

The world’s been an awful place lately, so I think it’s a good time to read some hopeful fiction. So here are three such stories: Songbird by Shveta Thakrar (in Flash Fiction Online): a gorgeous tale about music and identity, … Continue reading

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An Alphabet of Embers is out!

An Alphabet of Embers is now out in print form! Yaaay! I’ve read AoE as an e-ARC, and while I am obviously biased, I’m also just stunned by how awesome this anthology is. The wonderful Rose Lemberg and the editorial … Continue reading

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Story sale to Strange Horizons

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve sold a story to Strange Horizons: “Water, Birch, and Blood” will be appearing in SH’s special issue Our Queer Planet. “Water, Birch, and Blood” is about family, memory, and loss; it’s got echoes of … Continue reading

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Story sale to Flash Fiction Online

Sooo this was official already last week and I squeed about it on Twitter but did not have time to post here: I’ve sold a story to Flash Fiction Online! My faerie story “Creation” will be out this summer. This … Continue reading

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Alphabet of Embers review

An Alphabet of Embers launches this week, at the Nebula Awards! And here’s a lovely review of it, in which the reviewer Christina lists my story “The City Beneath the Sea” among those they particularly appreciated: “Embers maintains a consistent … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers

Long time no rec on the blog – I’ve been posting occasional recs on Twitter, but this blog has been quiet. But now — it’s Mothers’ Day in Finland, and how better to celebrate than by recommending a creepy story? … Continue reading

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