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)
THE UNBROKEN received a wonderful STARRED review from PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY: Clark’s precise, thorough worldbuilding allows this remarkable novel to dive deep into the intricate workings of colonialism, exposing how power structures are maintained through social conditioning and exploring the emotional toll of political conflict. The result is a captivating story that works both as high… Read more
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