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  • Holy spectacular Gamechanger cover! – courtesy @TorBooks and artist @smartiniere

    I’ll cut to the chase. Check out this beautiful beautiful cover, by Stephan Martiniere, for Gamechanger. Stunning, right? It captures exactly what I want for this fictional future—a world still recognizably the one we’re living in now, and yet changed, mostly (though not all) for the better. (The Gamechanger outcome is actually what I want […]

  • “Freezing Rain, A Chance of Falling” to appear in Neil Clarke’s Best SF of the Year!

    It’s another frabjous day here in Wockyland, and I am calloo callaying all over the damn place because my first-ever novella will be appearing in Neil Clarke’s The Best Science Fiction of the Year v. 4! The whole ToC is here, and it’s amazing. The antho includes stories by Kelly Robson, Alyssa Wong, Naomi Kritzer, […]

  • Awards Eligibility 2018

    I spent 2018 beating up more manuscripts than ever before, and so as a result I have one publication to boast—my first novella, “Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling,” which came out in the July/August issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The story can be read by SFWA members by checking the […]