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Tidbits from around the web

Charlotte Ashley’s review column, Clavis Aurea, has migrated from Chizine to Apex. In her first Apex column, Charlotte writes about my story A City on Its Tentacles: Rose Lemberg paints another ambiguous setting in her stunning story “A City on Its Tentacles” (Lackington’s #1). The City is Luba’s city, a wondrous place on the Undersea

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An audio reprint and a review

“Giant,” my magic realist flash piece about Alan Dundes, will be podcast at Toasted Cake. I love Tina Connoly’s podcast work, and am looking forward to hearing the story in that format. Sofia Samatar has a lovely review of the first issue of Lackington’s magazine. She has this to say about my story: A City on

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“A City on its Tentacles”

My short story “A City on its Tentacles” has appeared in the first issue of Lackington’s magazine. It is a very beautiful issue, and my story has been illustrated by the Hugo award-winning artist Galen Dara. The painting captures the story perfectly, and I am beyond pleased. The issue also contains stories by Amal El-Mohtar,

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Apex, Lackington’s, and other news

I am not around much these days. Life’s been happening. My short story “A City on its Tentacles” will appear in the inaugural issue of Lackington’s. I might have finally gotten this one right; very happy it found a good home. My prose poem “Earth Map” will appear in Mythic Delirium. Apex Magazine 54 is

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poetry sale, reviews, remembrance

My mythic SF poem “Dualities” has been accepted to appear in Mythic Delirium. Lois Tilton at Locus gave my Strange Horizons story Teffeu: A Book from the Library at Taarona a “recommended” rating: A beautiful little meditation on the love of books and languages and words, and the narrator’s attempt to hold fast to that

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new short story, and Strange Horizons fund drive

Strange Horizons is a magazine close to my heart. My first professional sale, Kifli, appeared in Strange Horizons in 2010; they published my award-winning epic poem In the Third Cycle, as well as Between the Mountain and the Moon and The Three Immigrations. They are currently running their annual fundraiser, and my short story Teffeu:

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New poems and a reprint: now with more Birdverse

Happy things! First of all, a new issue of Through the Gate is up, featuring my poem “Resh” alongside excellent work by Sara Norja, Bogi Takács, Mari Ness, and Sonya Taaffe. It is a small, but perfectly formed issue with poems that work with each other to create a lovely harmony. Major kudos to editor

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Reprint and poetry sale

The new issue of Unlikely Story, Journal of Unlikely Architecture, is out, with a reprint of my Jewish magic realist story “Geddarien.” It was the third story I’ve ever written and the second I have sold, and I am so happy and blessed that my zeide’s story remains meaningful to people. I am grateful to

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“Held close…” and other news

Thank you everybody who voted in the Beneath Ceaseless Skies readers’ poll. It was truly an amazing competition. I am happy and humbled to report that “Held Close in Syllables of Light” was the winner, and will be reprinted in Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year Four. Thank you again! In addition, my poem Resh,

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“Held Close…” is a finalist in BCS Readers poll

My queer Birdverse novelette “Held Close in Syllables of Light” is a finalist in the Beneath Ceaseless Skies readers’ poll. It is a story which is close to my heart and very important to me. The winning story will be included in The Best of BCS: Year Four. If you feel so inclined, go vote

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