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New poem “Taboo” in Strange Horizons

My poem “Taboo” is up in this week’s issue of Strange Horizons! Read it here! As the northern days lengthen our time together is thread-thin It’s about fairytale taboos and transformation, set in a mythological-Finland-ish world. In fact, it’s the … 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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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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Sunday recs: poetry from the classroom

I’m teaching a literature tutorial this spring, and in our final class on poetry, I made my students read some speculative poetry. I wanted them to see that poetry can involve any genre, and be more than just the classic … Continue reading

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Poem sale to Strange Horizons

“Oh frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!” she chortled in her joy. So yeah, I’ve sold a poem to Strange Horizons! Huzzah! “Taboo” will appear this summer. It’s got a fox in it. I’m intensely happy about this, my first poetry sale … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: strange bees

The smallest of recs but an utterly gorgeous one — a tiny story that I just read on Strange Horizons: Telling the Bees by T. Kingfisher. Poetic, strange and utterly wonderful. Such a short read that you’ve no excuse not … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Stories + novels

Sunday recs! Featuring three delightful short stories, and two excellent novels. Tomorrow When We See the Sun by A. Merc Rustad (in Lightspeed) – a weird and cool space opera. A dark atmosphere but so beautiful. Merc’s worldbuilding is great, … Continue reading

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Easter recs

Other people have written wiser words than me on the Hugo debacle, so I’ll leave that for now (suffice it to say I’m disgusted; here’s a pretty good summary of it). Instead, let’s escape into beautiful words! Three poems for … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: owls, fragments, pockets

Just wrote a ~3,000-word story in two hours, yay! With some editing, I think this will be fine for submitting to Lightspeed’s Queers Destroy Science Fiction! special issue. It’s been so long since I came up with a story idea … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Three stories and a novel

Hi, this is me procrastinating! Soon, soon I will go and finish the zero draft of a story that’s been unreasonably hard to write considering that I know how it ends and all… Anyway, here’s three stories I read sometime … Continue reading

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