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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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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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Two short announcements

My flash length surrealist story, “Theories of Pain,” is up on Daily Science Fiction website today. My prose poem “The Rotten Leaf Cantata” will appear in Strange Horizons later this year.

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And … short story sale!

My short magic realist story “Teffeu: A Book from the Library at Taarona” will appear in Strange Horizons. HURRAY! This story is about multilingualism, language study, and language loss. Strange Horizons sent me a rewrite request on it, but I found it difficult to return to the story, until finally, after my Strange Horizons interview,

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Short story sale

“Theories of Pain,” a flash story about a man who experienced pain as fruit, will appear in Daily Science Fiction. Yay!

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Hacking update, and sales

Dear readers, As some of you know, roselemberg.net has been hacked recently. I have finished unhacking it today, but the price of this is the loss of my previous website theme/design. I have installed a clean, but basic theme. This is a temporary situation before I settle on a more permanent new look for roselemberg.net,

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Reprint sale

My Jewish magic realist short story “Seven Losses of Na Re”, which originally appeared in Daily Science Fiction, will be reprinted in Ann and Jeff Vandermeer’s feminist speculative fiction anthology.

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Seven Losses is up

My story “Seven Losses of Na Re” is up today at the Daily Science Fiction website. There seems to be a debate at the Daily SF facebook page as to whether it’s genre at all. I’d rather not defend my story’s genre cred. But I hope you enjoy it nonetheless.

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Giant

It is April 4th. Always I am late with those things, but their significance is not lessened by my tardiness. Seven years ago, on March 30th, Alan Dundes passed away while teaching his graduate folklore seminar. I wrote a flash piece, “Giant,” shortly after I started writing fiction, in March 2008, because I needed to

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