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Two new sales

I’m happy to announce that my poem, “The Mikveh of Past Meanings,” will appear in Other Countries: Contemporary Poets Rewiring History, edited by Claire Trévien and Gareth Prior. I am very excited about this project and cannot wait to see the final product. I have also sold a SFnal short story, “Stalemate,” to Lackington’s for their Institutions

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WE’RE FUNDED! HURRAY!! But wait, there’s SO MUCH MORE!

WE ARE FULLY FUNDED THANKS TO OUR AMAZING WONDERFUL BACKERS AND SUPPORTERS!!!! And we are now officially OPEN to submissions. Submissions guidelines have been updated and are available here!   But wait! We’re not done! Still 9 days to go!   CONSIDERING INCREASING YOUR PLEDGE? Available now: one postcard with a random Letter of Embers

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An Alphabet of Embers submissions guidelines

AN ALPHABET OF EMBERS submissions guidelines for writers. I am seeking submissions for An Alphabet of Embers, an anthology of unclassifiables – lyrical, surreal, magical, experimental pieces that straddle the border between poetry and prose. I am looking for work that is between 500 and 1400 words in length. Ideally, I’d like to accept a mix of

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An Alphabet of Embers, second day

MAJOR THANKS to our wonderful supporters – those who donated and those who spread the word – we’re very close to hitting 50%! Can we get to $3000 today? Last night, an Anonymous and Illustrious Patron of the Arts purchased the $600 reward, which means that I will be at Readercon 2015 with a Viking

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An Alphabet of Embers Kickstarter is Alive!

The Kickstarter for An Alphabet of Embers, an anthology of unclassifiable lyrical pieces, has gone live! There are some wonderful rewards – this book, an additional chapbook of science poetry which is going to be terrific, wonderful music and art rewards, as well as a poem in Old Norse*! This will be absolutely beautiful.   *

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A Sale, and an Award Nomination

My magic realist flash story, “No Longer Lacking an Onion,” has been accepted to appear in Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi. Hurray, and thanks to editors Kelly Stiles and Michael Haynes, as well as to first reader Natalia Theodoridou for passing it up! My short poem “The Journeymaker, Climbing” from Winter 2013 issue of Goblin

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News, mentions, and congratulations

A.C. Wise kindly profiles me in a current installment of her Women to Read series at SF Signal. She highlights my story “Geddarien,” as well as “A City on its Tentacles” from Lackington’s: In the interest of full disclosure, “Geddarien,” my recommended starting point for Rose Lemberg’s work was reprinted in the architecture issue of Unlikely

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Commenting policy posted

I have posted a page with my commenting policy. Section II specifically deals with the question of closed comments. Comments are open here for now, but I am in the middle of a bad tendonitis flare; responses may be slow.  

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Poem sale, and Hugo shoutouts

My poem “Peregrinations in Change and Fear,” which some of you have read in drafts as “untitled,” will be published in Poems for the Queer Revolution edited by Jude Sandelewski. I have made two other sales which I cannot announce yet, but hopefully soon. Hugo shoutouts: Major congratulations to Ann Leckie (Ancillary Justice), Catherynne M.

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Poem sale, and a future kickstarter

My poem “Baba Yaga Tries to Donate Money” has been accepted for publication at Apex. I am very happy about this! This is a humorous (of sorts) poem about the perils of fundraising. Speaking of fundraising, this June I am planning to kickstart for an anthology of short, weird, surrealist pieces of up to 1200

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