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Rose Lemberg is a queer, bigender immigrant from Eastern Europe and Israel. Their work has appeared in Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Unlikely Story, Uncanny, and other venues, and has been a finalist for the Nebula, Tiptree, Elgin, Rhysling, and Crawford awards.

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Call for Submissions: Ursula K. Le Guin tribute poetry anthology

I am seeking submissions for an anthology of poetry in tribute to the life and works of Ursula K. Le Guin. The anthology is tentatively titled CLIMBING LIGHTLY THROUGH FORESTS, and it will be published by Aqueduct Press sometime in 2019. Ursula K. Le Guin was perhaps most known for her SFF fiction, but she

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Story and Poem sale

My science fiction short story “These Are The Attributes By Which You Shall Know God” (about aliens and Spinoza and architecture) will appear in Glittership: An LGBTQ Science Fiction & Fantasy podcast, edited by Keffy M. Kehrli. My poem “core/debris/core” will appear in Disabled People Destroy SF (via Uncanny Magazine). Poetry for DPDSF is edited by S. Qiouyi Lu. I’m

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Catching up on various publishing news

I’m behind on pretty much everything, including my publishing news – some of which are rapidly becoming “olds!” Sorry about that. But – better late than never. My SF short story “How to Remember to Forget to Remember the Old War” (originally published in Lightspeed’s Queers Destroy Science Fiction) will be reprinted in the Sunspot

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Ursula K. Le Guin tribute anthology

It is official – I will be editing an anthology of speculative poetry in tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin’s life and work, for Aqueduct Press. I will also be contributing a retrospective essay on Le Guin’s poetry; she was a prolific and wonderful poet, and I feel her poetic work is not celebrated enough

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Award Eligibility Post 2017

Updated  and expanded Jan 30. Dear friends, This award season, I would like you to consider only one piece  for awards – the Birdverse novella A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power  in Beneath Ceaseless Skies  (Part I, Part II), and you can also listen to an absolutely epic podcast/audiobook by C.S.E. Cooney. “Portrait” is eligible as

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GOATS!

As I mentioned on Twitter, I have been hiding. I was in a fairly bad car accident three weeks ago, and am recovering from a concussion. I don’t know why a concussion (and as a result, losing my car) ultimately cheered me up – but I concluded that I do rather enjoy being alive, I’m

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Poetry news

My poem “Pollen,” about pollen cosmonauts and my childhood years in Vorkuta, is out in Mithila Review. This issue of Mithila is fantastic, with so many wonderful voices – I hope you check it out. My poem “The Repository” has been accepted for publication in the Cascadia Subduction Zone. I have fallen behind on updates,

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Work in Uncanny and Daily Science Fiction

While I was moving house and waiting for my internet to be reconnected, multiple works of mine came out! I’m trying to catch up now. First, my short poem “Domovoi” came out in Uncanny Magazine Issue 17, with a wonderful podcast by Amal El-Mohtar (hurray!!) My poem is in wonderful company: this issue features work

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Birdverse novella “Portrait…” is out

While I was away from the computer for a rather dramatic and unpleasant move, my Birdverse novella A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power became available for free at Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Part 1: http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/stories/a-portrait-of-the-desert-in-personages-of-power-pt-i/ Part 2: http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/stories/a-portrait-of-the-desert-in-personages-of-power-pt-ii/ A 5-hour long EPIC audiobook/podcast narrated by the indomitable CSE Cooney: http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/audio/bcs-200-a-portrait-of-the-desert-in-personages-of-power/ This is one of the best

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Poem sale

I’m very pleased to announce that my short poem “Domovoi” will appear in a future issue of Uncanny Magazine.

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