My Publications

This is a complete list of all my publications. If you’re only interested in academic publications, conference talks/presentations, and book reviews, see my Academia.edu profile instead.

Forthcoming Publications:

  • “Focus.” (Short story.) Forthcoming in Analog.
  • A mini-anthology ebook of my science fiction stories in Italian translation, forthcoming in 2016 from Future Fiction (an imprint of Mincione Edizione), and edited by Francesco Verso. Stories to be included: “Alone With Gandhari,” “The Bodhisattvas,” “Sarging Rasmussen: A Report by Organic,” and “The Country of the Young.”
  • “The Wondrous Ales of the Abbey of St. Christopher.” (OSR RPG Adventure.) Forthcoming in hardback/PDF from Lamentations of the Flame Princess.
  • “짝으로 읽는 영어독해” (Reading Stories in Pairs: Nonfiction and Fiction). Vols. 1-3. (Coauthor.) Didimdol Books.

Published Short Fiction:

Translations:

Screenplays:

  • “대리전”/”Daerijeon.” Scriptwriter/Adaptation. (Story by Djuna.) Dir. Jihyun Park. Short film. Forthcoming 2013. Brutal Rice Productions.
  • “자연선텍설”/”Environmental Pressures & Species Adaptation.” Scriptwriter, Co-Story-Writer. Short film (11 min). Dir. Jihyun Park. Brutal Rice Productions, 2013. More info and content here.
  • “The Music of Jo Hyeja”/”조혜자의 음악.” Scriptwriter. Short film (21 min.) Dir. Jihyun Park. Starring Bunhong Lee, Yunnam Park. Brutal Rice Productions, 2012. (More info & trailer.)
  • “Shocking Report: Foreigners Dating Koreans Conspiracy!” / “충격보기: 외국인과 교제음모!” Web short (6.5 min.) Dir. Jihyun Park. Brutal Rice Productions, 2012. (More info & video.)

Poems:

Articles/Essays:

Book Reviews:

  • “Expat Japanese and the Big Apple.” (A review of Olga Kanzaki Sooudi’s “Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage.”Kyoto Journal 86, July 2016.
  • “Thoughtful Juxtaposition.” (A review of Phantasm Japan: Fantasies Light and Dark, From and About Japan, edited by Nick Mamatas and Masumi Washington.) Kyoto Journal 84, December 2015.
  • “Examining Expats.” (A reviews of Lotusland, by David Joiner.) Kyoto Journal 84, December 2015.
  • “Eclectic, Fascinating, and Troubling…”  (A review of The Korean Popular Culture Reader, edited by Kyung Hyun Kim and Youngmin Choe)  Kyoto Journal 82 (1 May 2015), pg. 173-3-74.
  • “Magic, Weirdness, and the Supernatural.” (A review of Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail, by Kelly Luce.) Kyoto Journal 80 (25 July 2014), pg. 210-11.
  • The Crane Wife. (A review of The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness.) Cascadia Subduction Zone. 4.2: 20 April 2014.
  • “Another Wild Ride on the Speculative Side.” (Book review of Speculative Japan 2: “The Man Who Watched the Sea” and Other Tales of Japanese Science Fiction, edited by Ed. Lipsett.) Kyoto Journal 78: 11 Nov. 2013.
  • “Minjok Mama Madness! and Other Fairytales From North of the 49th Parallel.” (A review of B.R. Myers’ The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why it Matters.) Kyoto Journal #77 (25 May 2013).
  • Colonial Japan and the first ‘Korean Wave.’ (A review of Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945, by E. Taylor Atkins.) Japan Times, 10 April 2011.
  • S. Korea riding a cinematic wave. (A review of The South Korean Film Renaissance: Local Hitmakers, Global Provocateurs, by Jinhee Choi.) Japan Times, 10 Oct. 2010

Academic Papers:

  • Sellar, Gord. “Politics & Ecology on the Korean Left: Anti-Americanism and Environmental Dystopia in The Host.” Arena Journal,No. 35/36, 2011: [217]-232.
  • Sellar, Gord. “Another Undiscovered Country: Culture, Reception, and the Adoption of the Science Fiction Genre in South Korea.” Acta Koreana Vol 14, No. 1 (Korean Cinema Theme Issue): June 2011.

Conference Presentations & Talks:

Textbooks & Educational Writing:

  • ReadingStreet1Reading Street, Vols. 1-3. Co-authored with  Haeyoung Kim. Didimdol Books, March 2010. See the book profiles at the publisher’s site.
    • Vol. 1: 152 pgs. (ISBN-13: 9788926102909 | ISBN-10: 8926102904)
    • Vol. 2: 152 pgs. (ISBN-13: 9788926102916 | ISBN-10: 8926102912)
    • Vol. 3: 152 pgs. (ISBN-13: 9788926102923 | ISBN-10: 8926102920)
  • My short educational story, “Refuge”, was published in the  Refugees & Exiles Teaching Packet published by the Canadian Foodgrains Bank in April 2004. Module 1, pages 3-4 of this PDF. It was a piece of fiction that introduced some themes related to the problems and dangers faced by young refugees and exiles.

Tabletop RPG Writing:

  • “Beyond Mere Lotophagi.” (Scenario generator.) Included in Green Devil Face #6,published by Lamentations of the Flame Princess, February 2016.

Interviews & Profiles:

Writing-Related Awards & Nominations:

Other:

Thesis:

My very imperfect MA thesis–a collection of short stories–is available online. I’m only including the link for completeness, though, to my shock, people out there are actually downloading the thing.

Reviews:

Reviews of my fiction are now excerpted on the individual story pages, which you can see here.