“Seven Losses of Na Re,” my magic realist short story about Soviet Jews, was sent to subscribers of Daily Science Fiction today. It will appear on the website a week later. And… Mythic Delirium 26 has been reviewed at Tor.com; my poem “The Journeymaker in Kestai” was among ones highlighted: Rose Lemberg’s “The Journeymaker in
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Brit Mandelo reviewed the Queer Issue of Stone Telling on Tor.com. Yes. Tor.com. (Taking yet another moment to recover…) The variety of speakers and tales-told in these poems is fabulous, inspiring, and evocative. In the closing roundtable discussion, Julia Rios interviews the contributors on their work, their identities, and why they’ve contributed to this issue
The first and very positive review of MoC just came out at Cascadia Subduction Zone. The reviewer is Rachel Swirsky, who writes: As the first anthology of its kind, The Moment of Change takes on the project of defining its own genre. Lemberg aspires toward a feminist speculative poetry that is diverse and adaptable. […]
So, the Moment of Change is almost here. It will be released at Wiscon, and I am organizing an open-mic reading to celebrate the anthology. You do not have to be a MoC contributor to participate in the open-mic reading! Everyone is welcome! Here is the description: Come join the authors of the “The Moment
And it is glorious! In addition to the poetry, don’t miss the roundtable, B.’s article on translating queer poetry, the second installment of Brit Mandelo’s article on the poetry of Joanna Russ… in fact, I hope you won’t miss anything! Special thanks to Julia Rios on her work on the roundtable, and Jennifer Smith for
My queer epic poem “In the Third Cycle” is a winner in the Strange Horizons readers’ poll. I have written elsewhere about how important this piece is to me; I consider it my best poem. It is an incredible thing for me to see it recognized, and to know that it has readers. THANK YOU.
I promised to tell you about my magick4Terri Metamorphosis auction, which was won by Izzy (Hani) Jamaluddin. . So I wrote a longish thing about my family, the never-ending quest for perfection, and folk art – but today I’m thinking it doesn’t really matter; so let me just tell you about my process. First, the poem. When I offered the
My long poem “In the Third Cycle” received a Rhysling nomination. I am glad. The Cycle is the first queer epic piece I wrote during the epic “Ten Days in December” (2010), and to see it recognized (first via the Rannu competition win, and now the nomination) makes me feel that people really do care
I guess this is an obligatory nominating post for your nominating considerations; here are All the Things I published in 2011. Short Fiction of 2011: “Held Close in Syllables of Light,” Beneath Ceaseless Skies, novelette. (If you know me, you know how important this one is to me!) “A Mother Goes Between,” Jabberwocky, short story.
I’m very proud of this. Putting this book together has been quite a journey. I cannot begin to tell you how much I love these poems. You can get a glimpse from the ToC as to how diverse the contents/contributors are, but you cannot truly see it just from the ToC, but trust me: this is