Trois morceaux en forme de mechanika

“Trois morceaux en forme de mechanika” appeared in Clarkesworld #58 (July 2011). This is the second story I’ve written in the steampunky world of a mechanikae uprising. It explores some of the same issues as the previous story, “The Clockworks of Hanyang” and I won’t post a lengthy discussion of its themes, but instead will […]

Improperly Prepared Blowfish

“Improperly Prepared Blowfish” is available in the Machine of Death anthology, edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, and David Malki. (Order a copy, or check out the book’s website.) My story is illustrated by Jeffrey Brown. Go ahead and listen to the official Machine of Death podcast, narrated by Brett Donnelly. This story was one of […]

The Broken Pathway

“The Broken Pathway” is available in The Immersion Book of SF, edited by Carmelo Rafala and published by Immersion Press, which will be coming out at the end of September. (But you can preorder it on Amazon now!) This is a story that’s especially fun because it’s set in the neighborhood where I live, featuring […]

The Bodhisattvas

“The Bodhisattvas” appeared in the Spring 2010 issue of Subterranean, guest edited by Johnathan Strahan for Spring 2010. (A Korean translation, by Kim Chang-gyu, titled “보살들,” appeared slightly earlier in the <백만 관년의 고독 > One Million Light-Years of Solitude) SOAO Workshop anthology from Omelas, December 2009.) This story was influenced by my attendance of two astronomy-focused […]

Alone With Gandhari

“Alone With Gandhari” appeared in Clarkesworld #42, in March 2010. It was the second story I sold in 2010, but the first to be published. It was very sudden, and very exciting! Despite going from sale to print so quickly, my first attempt at the story was back in graduate school, sometime around 1999 or […]