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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. Rose is a Nebula Award nominee for their Birdverse novelette, "Grandmother-nai-Leylit's Cloth of Winds."

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Archive for June, 2014

Poetry sale and a review

My poem “The rivers, the birchgroves, all the receding earth” will appear in Strange Horizons. A new review of “A City on its Tentacles” (Lackington’s, #1) has appeared in Black Gate. The reviewer has very complimentary things to say: And “A City of Its Tentacles by” Rose Lemberg was artful and brilliant. The voice and

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Announcing: An Alphabet of Embers

So… this is real, or almost-real: I am putting together a Kickstarter campaign to fund an anthology of unclassifiables – lyrical, poetic, surreal, magical, experimental pieces. This is going to be my first foray into fiction editing, but I hope to publish a lot of work that straddles the border between prose and poetry. I

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Landwork

My poem Landwork, which is related to the Journeymaker Cycle, is up at Goblin Fruit.The issue’s artwork by Paula Friedlander references the poem! Hurray! This is the second issue of Goblin Fruit with art that references my poem (first was the issue of Summer 2013). I am very, very happy. This piece also has a recording, which

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Onions and Salamanders

  My whimsical magic realist/surrealist flash piece, “No Longer Lacking an Onion,” about (un)loss, (un)immigration, and onions, is up at Goldfish Grimm. There is also a short author interview. “No Longer Lacking an Onion” is a part of The Jewish magic realist project. My poem “Salamander Song,” featuring genderqueer parents and salamanders, will appear in

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Keep yourself safe

I was going to write an essay on landscape impermanence to expand on this storify of my tweets about landscape, competence, immigration, privilege. For a reason I cannot share, the essay is not happening right now. It might happen later. Instead, I offer this video by Melnica and a translation, for those who need it, today

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Two mentions, and poem sale

Diane Severson Mori at Amazing Stories profiles Sonya Taaffe, and has kind things to say about Stone Telling 10: Body, and the  new Stone Telling blog. Benjanun Sriduangkaew highlights my story “A City on its Tentacles” alongside work by Ann Leckie, K. M. Ferebee, and Vajra Chandrasekera. Finally, I am pleased to announce that my poem

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Encouraging diversity – an editor’s perspective

During the last day or so, both John O’Neill, the editor of Black Gate, and Nathaniel Lee, the Managing Editor of Escape Pod,  spoke up against Dave Truesdale’s review  of Women Destroy Science Fiction. This is really important. I was heartened to see these reactions, and I applaud both John and Nathaniel for taking a stand.

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An updated projects page

I have expanded and updated the PROJECTS page to serve as a gateway to my various projects. As a part of this redesign, I created three additional subpages. First is the Jewish magic realist page, collecting works about immigration, pain, belonging, and family. I was surprised to discover, while working on this today, how many of those

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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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