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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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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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“Portrait…” is going to be an AUDIOBOOK!!

I have wonderful news to share with you today. As I have already written here, “A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power,” the Birdverse origin novella of queer/trans supermages, consent, power exchange, and giant flaming birds, will be published by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. We now have publication dates: the first part will appear on 7/6/2017,

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Journeymaker to Keddar (II)

Today I am making  “Journeymaker to Keddar (II)”, the final poem from Marginalia to Stone Bird, publicly available: in part as defiance against the world’s darkness, in part to mark its Rhysling nomination, and in part to celebrate our fourth anniversary as a couple – I read this poem during our wedding last year. I hope you

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Birdverse Podcast!

On the Birdverse Patreon, I have been experimenting with new stretch goals. The first of those is the Birdverse podcast, in which I will answer questions from readers (patrons get priority in the queue, but all are welcome to ask questions)! Once we reach $150 a month, the podcast will become a free, monthly feature.

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