Bibliography

Selected Fiction & Poetry

Upcoming

Novels:
Bone Arrow, a high-flying fantasy, coming in 2015 from Tor / Macmillan
[Title to come], 2016 from Tor / Macmillan
[Title to come], 2017 from Tor / Macmillan


Short stories:
“The Topaz Marquise,” Beneath Ceaseless Skies (TBA)
“The Naturalist Composes His Rebuttal,” Lakeside Circus (TBA)
“Nine Dishes on the Cusp of Love,” Daily Science Fiction (TBA)

Game worlds:
State Liminal – for Storium (coming this fall)


Asimov’s April/May 2014

2014

“Like a Wasp to the Tongue,” Asimov’s Science Fiction ~ April/May 

Diana Rios swore she’d put the next stung brigger who entered her garrison med tent out of their misery with her bare hands.
“What possessed you to put a live wasp in your mouth, Jersey?” she asked, before tearing an antihistamine pen cap off with her teeth.


2013 

Impossible Futures - (Fall 2013). Edited by Tom Easton and Judith Dial, and includes cover art by Duncan Eagleson.

Impossible Futures

“A Moment of Gravity, Circumscribed,” Impossible Futures Anthology ~ August 2013
Djonn’s father owned the last ticker in the city and made sure everyone knew it. Brass-bodied, the ticker looked fragile and cold, its clouded glass face obscuring the dark symbols beneath. Despite its age, it ticked loud and regular, breaking the arc of a day into increments.

How to Feed Your Pyrokinetic Toddler,” UFO 2 ~ October 2013
Department of New Health Services, Parenting Manual #415: With the recent epidemic of pyrokinesis-novus affecting children worldwide, parents who are eager to move from the newborn-feeding stage should consider the following guidelines and questions,…


2012

Nature, Volume 489 Number 7416

Without,” Nature ~ September 2012
I filled a glass of water before bed and that’s when Tim finally shouted at me.
“Look at the calendar for Pete’s sake, how many times do I have to tell you?” he said from the kitchen doorway.


2011

Everyone Loves a Hero,” Daily Science Fiction ~ November 2011
The hero roars up on his Harley, and deploys a grin that could melt an ice cave. “Hey hon, what’s new?”
I can tell you firsthand that it’s impossible to hate a hero. It’s also difficult to date one,

Everlasting,” Daily Science Fiction ~ September 2011
Morning finds the farmers’ market burst into flower and fruit below the expressway. Carts and tables elbow for space, showcasing chard, sunflowers, and bushels of crabs. The bridge above thumps its irregular heartbeat as cars rush forward over concrete slabs.

Earlier

  • “Hospitale Degli Innocenti,” The Marlboro Review, Vol. 3
  • “Night Watch,” Poetry Baltimore, WordHouse Press. 1997