Publications

The sidebar shows people recommending work they liked, and the list below is my complete bibliography (fiction, nonfiction and the occasional poem) in reverse chronological order. If the title is linked, that means it’s free to read online.

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Forthcoming

— “Heron of Earth” (short story), Clarkesworld, forthcoming.
— “Peristalsis” (short story), Spectacle, forthcoming.
— “Affordances in the Movements of a Face” (poem), West Branch, forthcoming.
— “Mulch” (short story), See The Elephant, Metaphysical Circus Press, forthcoming.

2018

— “Terminus” (short story), Three-Lobed Burning Eye #29, May 2018.

2017

— “Notes Toward A Performance: The Narrow Bridge, December 2001” (short story, reprint), Everyone: Worlds Without Walls, Dec 2017.
— “Wednesdays” (flash fiction), Black Warrior Review 44.1, Nov 2017.
— “Rhizomatic Diplomacy” (short story, reprint), Transcendent 2: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction, October 2017.
— “The Negation of the Negation of the Negation” (short story), Big Echo #4, May 2017.
— “Merrick” (short story), Liminal Stories #3, May 2017.
The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley (review), Clarke Award shadow jury, Apr 2017.
Empire V by Victor Pelevin, translated by Anthony Phillips (review), Clarke Award shadow jury, Apr 2017.
The Man Who Spoke Snakish by Andrus Kivirähk, translated by Christopher Moseley (review), Clarke Award shadow jury, Apr 2017.
— “Left of Bang: Preemptive Self-Actualization for Autonomous Systems” (flash fiction), Clarkesworld #127, Apr 2017.
— “The Sill and the Dike” as “El umbral y el dique” (short story, reprint, Spanish translation by Marcheto), Cuentos para Algernon, Jan 2017.

2016

— “The Great Mongoose” (essay), Spirits of Place anthology, Daily Grail Publishing, Dec 2016.
— “Vikurthimagga” (comic, art by Dave Johnson), Asian Monsters, Fox Spirit Books, Dec 2016.
“Documentary” (short story, reprint), Great Jones Street app, Oct 2016.
— “The Sill and the Dike” (short story, reprint), Great Jones Street app, Oct 2016.
— “The Sill and the Dike” as “Die Schwelle und der Graben” (short story, reprint, German translation by Bernhard Reicher), Visionarium #9, Sep 2016.
— “Skin Readings” (essay), Strange Horizons, Sep 2016.
— “Applied Cenotaphics in the Long, Long Longitudes” (short story), Strange Horizons, Sep 2016. Also in audio, read by Anaea Lay. Reviewed by Charles Payseur (also here and here) and A.C. Wise.
— “Notes Toward A Performance: The Narrow Bridge, December 2001” (short story), Shattered Prism #2, Aug 2016.
— “Perihelion” (flash fiction, reprint), Big Echo #1, Aug 2016.
— “Pockets Full of Stones” as《石沉星海》(short story, reprint, Chinese translation by Yao Renjie), Science Fiction World, July 2016.
— “You Spin Me Right Round” (essay), Strange Horizons, Jul 2016.
— “Sweet Marrow” (short story), Strange Horizons, Jul 2016. Also in audio, read by Anaea Lay. Reviewed by Charles Payseur.
— “Caul” (short story, reprint), Mithila Review #4, Jun 2016.
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle (review), Strange Horizons, May 2016.
— “To Live and Die in Tenochtitlán” (essay), Strange Horizons, May 2016.
— “The Marsh” (short story, reprint, original title “Rhizomatic Diplomacy”), Juggernaut Books app, May 2016.
— “The Brack” (short story, reprint), Juggernaut Books app, May 2016.
— “Rhizomatic Diplomacy” (short story), An Alphabet of Embers (print, ebook), May 2016.
— “Blue-Shifted Futures” (essay, reprint), Mithila Review #2, Apr 2016.
— “The Rogue State Next Door” (flash fiction), Unsung Stories, Apr 2016. Reviewed by Cat Manning.
— “The Problem of Other Minds” (essay), Strange Horizons, Mar 2016.
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (review), Strange Horizons, Mar 2016.
— “Song to the Sun” (short story), Truancy #2, Mar 2016.
— “Týr/Fenrir (UST, Dubcon, Squick)” (flash fiction), 200 CCs #2, Feb 2016.
— “Blue-Shifted Futures” (essay), Lightspeed’s Kickstarter for the People of Colour Destroy Science Fiction anthology, Jan 2016.

2015

Book Club on The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne (roundtable), Strange Horizons, Dec 2015.
— “Pillow-Talk of the Late Oneirocalypse” (short story), Lackington’s #8, Nov 2015. Reviewed by Ethan Robinson and Charles Payseur.
— “The Sill and the Dike” (short story), Nightmare #36, Sep 2015. Also in audio, read by Vikas Adam. Reprinted at Dread Central. Reviewed by Charles Payseur and S. Qiouyi Lu.
— “Pockets Full of Stones” (short story, reprint), Apex Book of World SF 4, Aug 2015. Reviewed by Rachel Cordasco at SF Signal, Salik Shah at Strange Horizons, and Pepe Rojo at the Los Angeles Review of Books.
— “Stick A Pin In Me” (short story), Middle Planet, Aug 2015. Reviewed by Ethan Robinson.
— “Snake Game” (interactive fiction, programming by Tory Hoke), sub-Q, Aug 2015. Reviewed by Emily Short.
— “‘Ulder’” (flash fiction, reprint, Spanish translation by Marcheto), Cuentos para Algernon, Aug 2015.
— Book Club on Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke: part one, part two (roundtable), Strange Horizons, Jun 2015.
— “Caul” (short story, reprint, audio, read by Rish Outfield), Far-Fetched Fables #57, May 2015.
— “Dharmas” (short story, reprint, Italian translation by Laura Sestri), Future Fiction Vol. 21, May 2015. Also available in English.
— “On Being Undone By A Light Breeze” as “Disfatto da una brezza leggera” (short story, reprint, Italian translation by Laura Sestri), Future Fiction Vol. 21, May 2015. Also available in English.
— “‘Ulder’” (flash fiction, reprint, audio, read by Keffy Kehrli), GlitterShip #2, Apr 2015. Collected in the GlitterShip Year One anthology.
— “Pockets Full of Stones” as “Des pierres plein les poches” (short story, reprint, French translation by Thomas Bauduret), Galaxies SF N°34, Apr 2015.
— “The Animals, Who Are In Your Mouth” (poem), Liminality #3, Mar 2015.
— “The Rud Yard” (flash fiction), Flapperhouse #5, Mar 2015.
— “Documentary” (short story), Lightspeed #58, Mar 2015. Reviewed by Charles Payseur and Nicolette Stewart. Discussed on #ShortSFF. Recommended by Lois Tilton at Locus.
— “The Jackal’s Wedding” as “Het huwelijk van de jakhals” (short story, reprint, Dutch translation by Paul Buitenhuis), SF Terra #245-246, Feb 2015.

2014

— “Níðhöggr” (flash fiction), Grievous Angel, Dec 2014.
— “Dharmas” (short story), Shimmer #21, Sep 2014.
— “‘Ulder’” (flash fiction), Daily Science Fiction, Jul 2014. Reviewed by Brit Mandelo at Tor.com.
— “Caul” (short story), Black Static #41, Jul 2014.
— “The King of the World and I” (flash fiction, audio, read by Tina Connolly), Toasted Cake #109, Jun 2014.
— “On Being Undone By A Light Breeze” (short story), Lackington’s #2, May 2014. Reviewed by Erin Horáková.
— “Slomo” (short story), Betwixt #3, Apr 2014.
— “Megrim” (poem), inkscrawl #7, Mar 2014.
— “The Brack” (short story), Black Static #39, Mar 2014. Recommended by Lois Tilton at Locus. Recommended by Ellen Datlow in Best Horror of the Year 7.
— “Perihelion” (flash fiction, audio, read by Graeme Dunlop), Cast of Wonders #118, Mar 2014.
— “By Good Angels Tenanted” (flash fiction), Jersey Devil Press #52, Mar 2014.

2013

— “The Calf” (short story), Three-Lobed Burning Eye #24, Dec 2013.
— “By Dawn’s Barbed Light” (short story), Lakeside Circus #1, Nov 2013.
— “The Jackal’s Wedding” (short story), Apex #54, Nov 2013.
— “Pockets Full of Stones” (short story), Clarkesworld #82, Jul 2013. Also in audio, read by Kate Baker. Collected in the Clarkesworld Year Seven anthology. Reviewed by Ethan Robinson. Honourable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction 2013, ed. Gardner Dozois.
— “The Year in Moons” (poem), Through the Gate #3, Apr 2013.

2012

— “Jörmungandr” (poem), Ideomancer Vol. 12 #4, Dec 2012. Inspired Raya Wolfsun’s “He Coils The World”!