2020 Stories – Award Eligible!
“When the Last of the Birds and the Bees Have Gone On” is in the anthology Glitter + Ashes: queer tales of a world that wouldn’t die, edited by dave ring. It’s a set of instructions for living life as one of the Winged, inspired by the short story “Girl” by the phenomenal Jamaica Kincaid.
“You Perfect, Broken Thing” is out at Uncanny Magazine in the Jan/Feb 2020 issue. A personal trainer coaches a band of dying athletes to win the one race that can save their lives. (3700 words – post-apocalyptic/dystopian: tough mudder, obstacle course, found family, muscles)
“Forgive Me, My Love, for the Ice and the Sea” is out in Beneath Ceaseless Skies in January 2020 issue, #296. A pirate’s lover is held hostage by the Courts unless the pirate can come back with the head of the pirate queen.
(5600 words – high fantasy: pirates, queer love, ocean goddess, magic)
I’m thrilled to finally announce that I sold my debut novel (and its two sequels) to Orbit for publication in March 2021. (You can pre-order here and add it on Goodreads!) I’ve been fighting to keep this a secret since December last year, and oof. I’m glad to get it off my chest. I’m working… Read more
I have a good, short news. I’m happy to say that I’m now represented by Mary C. Moore at Kimberley Cameron and Associates. It was an experience that took almost two years exactly from the time she commented on a #pitmad tweet to the day I accepted, but I couldn’t be happier. The tale is… Read more
Late but good news of the year: I’ve been appointed as the new co-editor alongside Jen Albert at PodCastle, the fantasy sister of the Entertainment Artists podcasts. I’m taking over for Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, who’s left some pretty big shoes for me to fill. That said, I’m stoked to have a hand in the direction of… Read more