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Fiction

"Frankincense and Myrrh" -Fantasy, 1800 words

Published in Kaleidotrope, October 2019.

"All in Green Went My Love Riding" -Historical Science Fiction, 6000 words

Published in Asimov's 43.9-10, September-October 2019. Audio read by Dani Daly. Q&A.

"It Is Not So, It Was Not So" -Horror, 5700 words

Published in The Dark #51, August 2019. Audio read by Kate Baker.
 

"The Night Princes" -Dark Fantasy, 4700 words

Published in Nightmare #81, June 2019. Audio read by Gabrielle De Cuir. Author Spotlight.

"The Oracle and the Sea" -Fantasy, 4100 words

Published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #263, October 2018. Audio in BCS 226.
Tangent Online 2018 Recommended Reading List.

"Danaë" -Dark Fantasy, 4600 words

Published in Making Monsters: A Speculative and Classical Anthology, Futurefire.net, September 2018.

"A Nearly Beautiful Thing" -Fantasy, 2000 words

Published in Syntax & Salt, June 2018.

"But Thou, Proserpina, Sleep" -Horror, 7000 words

Published in A Breath from the Sky: Unusual Stories of PossessionMartian Migraine, September 2017.

Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.

"Babel" -Fantasy, 1100 words

Published in Daily Science Fiction, 16 December 2016. 

Reprint forthcoming.

"In the City of Kites and Crows" -Dark Fantasy, 3600 words

Published in Kaleidotrope, October 2016.

Reprinted in Glittership #58, September 2018. Audio read by A.J. Fitzwater.
Reprinted in
Glittership Year Two, November 2018.

Reprinted in Strange Constellations, February 2019.

Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois's The Year's Best Science Fiction.

Reviewed in A. C. Wise's "Words for Thought," November 2016.

"It Will Make You Hate the World" -Dark Fantasy, 2600 words

Published in Mantid Magazine #2, September 2016.

"L is for Laboratory" -Horror, 1100 words

Published in C is for ChimeraPoise and Pen, April 2016.

"Palingenesis" -Dark Fantasy, 5100 words

Published in Shimmer #29, January 2016.

Reprinted in Augur Magazine, September 2017. Interview for Augur's Kickstarter.
Longlisted for the 2017 James Tiptree Jr. Award.

Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois's The Year's Best Science Fiction.

Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.
"Notable Story" in The Year’s Best Weird Fiction.

"What Hands Like Ours Can Do" -Dark Fantasy, 3000 words

Published  in The Dark #10, November 2015. 

Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.

Mentioned in Lois Tilton's "2015 Reviews in Review."  

"All in a Hot and Copper Sky" -Science Fiction, 4600 words

Published  in Lightspeed #64, September 2015. Audio read by Gabrielle de Cuir. Author Spotlight.
Tangent Online 2015 Recommended Reading List.

"And This is the Song It Sings" -Horror, 3200 words

Published  in Nightmare #35, August 2015. Audio read by Gabrielle de Cuir. Author Spotlight.
Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.

"Love in the Time of Markov Processes" -Science Fiction, 2700 words

Published in Daughters of Frankenstein: Lesbian Mad Scientists, Lethe Press, August 2015.

Reprinted in Heiresses of Russ 2016: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction,  November 2016.

Audio in The Overcast #43, November 2016. Read by J. S. Arquin.

"F is for Founder" -Science Fiction, 2400 words

Published in B is for Broken, Poise and Pen, May 2015.

Nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

"Like All Beautiful Places" -Science Fiction, 3600 words

Published in The End Has Come, The Apocalypse Triptych, May 2015. Audiobook from Audible.
Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois's The Year's Best Science Fiction.

"Rockport Boys" -Horror, 4000 words

Published in Aghast #1: A Journal of the Darkly Fantastic, Kraken Press, April 2015. 

Reprinted in See the Elephant, Metaphysical Circus, February 2017.
Audio in The Breakroom Stories, July 2017. 

"Cafe Macondo" -Fantasy, 1100 words

Published in Daily Science Fiction, 21 October 2014.

Reprinted in Frozen Wavelets, November 2019.

"Twilight of the Music Machines" -Science Fiction, 7100 words

Published in The End Is Now, The Apocalypse Triptych, September 2014. Audiobook from Audible.

Tangent Online 2014 Recommended Reading List.

"Strawmen" -Fantasy, 2500 words

Published in Trafficking in Magic, Magicking in Traffic, Fantastic Books, May 2014.

"Through Dry Places, Seeking Rest" -Dark Fantasy, 2700 words

Published in Daily Science Fiction, 7 March 2014.

"Godfather" -Fantasy, 3200 words

Published in Niteblade #27, March 2014.

Reprinted in PodCastle #454, February 2017. Audio read by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali.

Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.

Nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

"Houses Without Air" -Science Fiction, 4500 words

Published in The End Is Nigh, The Apocalypse Triptych, March 2014. Audiobook from Audible.

"The Sons of Zeruiah" -Horror, 4100 words

Published in King David and the Spiders from Mars, Dybbuk Press, March 2014.

"Notes to the Introduction" -Horror, 1000 words

Published in Lakeside Circus 1.1, Dagan Books, December 2013.
Currently out-of-print.

"The Crowgirl" -Horror, 4600 words

Published in Nightmare #13, October 2013. Audio read by Gabrielle de Cuir. Author Spotlight.

Reprinted (as Bonus Story) in Lightspeed #41, October 2013.
Reprinted with
Great Jones Street, October 2016.

"The Gallery of Vespasian Marat" -Dark Fantasy, 1900 words

Published in Bibliotheca Fantastica, Dagan Books, July 2013.

"The Huntsman" -Dark Fantasy, 2200 words

Published in Lightspeed #37, June 2013. Audio read by Stefan Rudnicki. Author Spotlight.

Reprinted with Great Jones Street, October 2016.

"A Love Song Concerning His Vineyard" -Science Fiction, 2700 words

Published in Asimov's 37.6, June 2013.
Audio on Radiovert with Nicole Imthurn.

Tangent Online 2013 Recommended Reading List.

Mentioned in SF Signal, "Short Fiction Friday: Favorite of 2013."

"Désiré" -Fantasy, 5000 words

Published in Crossed Genres #1, January 2013. Reprinted in Crossed Genres 2.0 Book One. 
Reprinted in Scigentasy #7, September 2014.

Reprinted in Glittership #73, June 2019. Audio read by Dani Daly.

"The Suicide's Guide to the Absinthe of Perdition-Dark Fantasy, 3300 words

Published in Lightspeed #29, October 2012. Audio read by Stefan Rudnicki. Author Spotlight.

Reprinted with Great Jones Street, October 2016.

Recommended by Lois Tilton, Locus Online.

Tangent Online 2012 Recommended Reading List.

"Jericho" -Dark Fantasy, 2900 words

Published in Thrones of Desire: Erotic Tales of Swords, Mist, and Fire, Cleis Press, September 2012.

"Harrowing Emily" -Dark Fantasy, 2000 words

Published in Shimmer #15, July 2012. Author Interview.

Reprinted in Heiresses of Russ 2013: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction, August 2013.

Reprinted in Pantheon Magazine, April 2013.

"Final Exam" -Science Fiction, 4400 words

Published in Asimov's 36.6, June 2012. Winner of the 2013 Asimov's Reader's Award.

Reprinted in The Best Horror of the Year (Volume 5), Night Shade, August 2013.

Reprinted in Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse, Titan, February 2015. Author Interview.

Reprinted in This Way to the End Times: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse, Three Rooms Press, October 2016.

Reprinted in Terror at the Crossroads, Penny Publications, October 2018.

Reprinted (Japanese) in Hayakawa's SF Magazine, November 2013. Nominated  for the 2014 Seiun Award.

Spotlight in The Haunted Omnibus by Jose Cruz. Spotlight Interview.

Bram Stoker Award 2012 Reading List.

Tangent Online 2012 Recommend Reading List.

"Juggernaut" -Science Fantasy, 8800 words

Published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #91, March 2012. Author Interview.

"Spades" -Dark Fantasy, 2000 words

Published in Niteblade #19, March 2012. Archived on my blog.

"How Many Miles to Babylon?" -Science Fiction, 3300 words

Published in Lightspeed #20, January 2012. Audio read by Cassandra Campbell. Author Spotlight.
Reprinted (Lightspeed Presents...) at io9, January 2012.
Reprinted with
Great Jones Street, October 2016.
Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.
Bram Stoker Award 2012 Reading List.

"Portrait of a Courtesan" -Fantasy, 6600 words

Published in Crossed Genres #36, December 2011. Reprinted in Crossed Genres Quarterly #4.

Currently out-of-print.

"The Gardens of Landler Abbey" -Dark Fantasy, 7700 words

Published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #83, December 2011.

Recommended by Lois Tilton, Locus Online.

"Lessons from a Clockwork Queen" -Fantasy, 6200 words

Published in Fantasy Magazine #54, September 2011. Audio read by Stefan Rudnicki. Author Spotlight.

Reprinted in the Lightspeed Magazine 2012 Sampler, John Joseph Adams, January 2012.

Reprinted in Doctor Fantastique's Show of Wonders, March 2013.

Reprinted in One Small Step: A Sampler of Queer Science Fiction & Fantasy, John Joseph Adams, June 2015.

Reprinted with Great Jones Street, October 2016.

Reprinted in GlitterShip #38, May 2017. Audio read by Sunny Moraine.

Nominated for the 2012 WSFA Small Press Award.

Tangent Online 2011 Recommended Reading List.

"The Nighthouse" -Dark Fantasy, 700 words

Published in Moonlight Tuber #3, September 2011. Archived on my blog.

"The House of Unrighteous Images" -Dark Fantasy, 2400 words

Published in Jabberwocky #8, September 2011.

Reprinted in Liquid Imagination #14, September 2012. Audio read by Bob Eccles.

"Naxos" -Fantasy, 6200 words

Published in Playthings of the Gods, Drollerie Press, February 2011.

Reprinted in Pantheon Magazine, January 2014.

"The Celebrated Carousel of the Margravine of Blois" -Fantasy, 6400 words

Published in Fantasy Magazine #47, February 2011. Author Spotlight.

Reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, Running Press, April 2012.

"Masks" -Fantasy, 5200 words

Published in Aurora Wolf 2.1, January 2011. Reprinted in Aurora of the Mists, September 2011.

"The Summer King" -Fantasy, 10500 words

Published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #59, December 2010.

"The Minotaur's Wife" -Fantasy, 3000 words

Published in Semaphore, December 2010.

Reprinted in Pantheon Magazine, January 2015. 

"Facing Shadows" -Fantasy, 1400 words

Published in Mystic Signals #8, November 2010.

Currently out-of-print.

"Hieronymus" -Dark Fantasy, 3700 words

Published in Basement Stories #2, October 2010.

Reprinted in Niteblade #22, December 2012.

Reprinted in The Sockdalger #8, January 2017.

"Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" -Fantasy, 5300 words

Published in Shelter of Daylight #4, October 2010.

Reprinted in The Lorelei Signal, January 2014.

Reprinted in Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space), Queen of Swords Press, December 2018.

"House of Shells" -Fantasy, 3600 words

Published in FlagShip #2, September 2010. Author Interview. Archived on my blog.

"The Father of the Riverborn" -Fantasy, 6000 words

Published in Port Iris #3, September 2010. Archived on my blog.

Nominated in the 2010 Preditors & Editors Poll.

"Rosewinter" -Dark Fantasy, 8000 words

Published in Niteblade #13, September 2010. Contributor Interview. Archived on my blog.

Nominated for the 2010 Pushcart Prize.

"The Copperroof War" -Fantasy, 6100 words

Published in Ideomancer 9.2, June 2010.

Reprinted in Labyrinth Inhabitant #11, January 2011.

Audio in PodCastle #265, June 2013. Read by Eric Luke.

Reprinted in Tales of the Talisman 9.3, February 2014.