The latest volume in Wilde Stories, a Year’s Best collection of gay speculative fiction edited by Steve Berman, is loose in the wilds! It includes a reprint of my story, “To the Knife-Cold Stars” (originally published in Escape Pod). There book has a fantastic line-up of excellent authors, and I’m honored to be included in such… Read More Wilde Stories 2016 is now available!
Huzzah! The reprint of my cute, upbeat SFF story, Finding Home, is live on Lightspeed Magazine–you can read it now for free! It features a happy gay trans guy and his boyfriend, and also many realities, family, and hope. There’s also an interview with me in the Author Spotlight. I hope you enjoy! 🙂
I have some exciting things to share! I got so swamped last month that I forgot to post that I HAVE A POEM IN APEX MAGAZINE. in the day after the world stopped being is a post-apocalyptic little thing about women and magic and hope. I hope you enjoy! — In the short fiction category… I’ll… Read More Upcoming Things! and a poem!
I’m delighted to be able to share this news today! I have a story in the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2015 anthology, edited by Joe Hill and John Joseph Adams. It’s available for pre-order now, and will be released in October. (No, I can’t tell you which story is mine yet–soon, though!)… Read More BASFF2015
Delighted to share my SF story, “To the Knife-Cold Stars,” which is about cyborgs and wirepunk and learning to live again. It just went live on Escape Pod! You can read the text version or listen to the audio, which is guest-hosted by Rachael K. Jones and narrated by Mat Weller. To the Knife-Cold Stars This is part… Read More “To the Knife-Cold Stars” on Escape Pod!
The second issue of Liminality, a poetry ‘zine full of breathtaking, beautiful words by outstanding poets, came out a week ago. You should indulge in reading both the first and second issues–there are so many amazing poems in these ethereal (digital) pages. Liminality #2 also contains my very first poetry publication! “Entwined ‘Neath… Read More Entwined ‘Neath Stars and Empty Suns
Writing Things – I wrote 10 new short stories, 3 short film scripts, and 1 pilot-length TV script. – I did not write very much novel, and that is okay. – I had several stories published. – I discovered poetry! (It’s awesome.) – …And then I saw poetry debut in Liminality Magazine! – Got interviewed… Read More What I Did in 2014: A List of Lists
My short story “Thread” is now live in the December issue of Ideomancer! This story was inspired by a nightmare, and it ended up being one of my favorites of things I’ve written. I’m so delighted it found an awesome home. From the Editor’s Note on the issue: A. Merc Rustad’s “Thread” upends light, dark, alien intelligence, and… Read More “Thread”
RIDE THE MOON has launched! (02/29/2012) I’m terribly excited about this, you guys. It is bookday! From the backcopy of the anthology: For thousands of years, the Moon has inspired stories and legends about heroic animals, violent deities, and criminal humans. In modern times, those tales have been overshadowed by vampires and werewolves. It’s time… Read More RIDE THE MOON