Published Fiction

Pieces are listed in reverse chronological order by date of first publication. See also my list of Published Fiction in Other Languages.

Forthcoming

  • “Opening Night at La Carpa” (sci-fi)
    Sky Castles: An Anthology of Diverse Worlds
  • “Something on Your Mind,” co-authored with Gareth D Jones, Anatoly Belilovsky, Robert Dawson, Kate Heartfield, Holly Heisey, CL Holland, Laurie Tom, and Deborah Walker, (sci-fi)
    Kaleidotrope

2017

  • “Blood-Stained Letters Found in a Roadside Shrine on the Outskirts of Kyoto” (fantasy)
    Syntax and Salt, September 2017
    Read Online
  • “Cut-Rate Couples Weekend at the Witch House Inne and Tavern (9 reviews)”, Galaxy’s Edge, September 2017
    Buy a Copy
  • “Kuriko” (fantasy)
    Tales of the Sunrise Lands, July 2017
    Buy a Copy
  • Doge Coefficient (flash, sf), Remixt 2.3, July 2017
    Read online
  • What She Left Behind (flash, fantasy), Remixt 2.4, July 2017
    Read online
  • “The Monsters Your Mother Still Asks About”
    Great Jones Street,
    May 2017 – Read online
  • “The Thing About Heisenball” (sci-fi, flash)
    Daily Science Fiction, April 4, 2017 – Read online
  • “Sharp as Sunrise” (literary)
    Princess Fairy Tale Anthology, Fantasia Divinity, April 2017
    Buy on Amazon
  • “The Abbot’s Garden” (sci-fi, novelette)
    Bards & Sages publishing, March 24, 2017 – Buy on Amazon
  • How I Became Coruscating Queen of All the Realms, Pierced the Obsidian Night, Destroyed a Legendary Sword, and Saved My Heart’s True Love,” co-authored with Matt Dovey as Baker and Dovey, (fantasy, humour)

2016

  • “Proceedings from the First and Only Sixteenth Annual One-Woman Symposium on Time Manipulation” (sci-fi, flash)
    • Time Travel Tales from ChappyFiction (November 30th) – Buy on Amazon
    • Flash Fiction Online, August 2017 – read online
  • “Fallinghome: A Reevaluation” (sci-fi, metafiction)
    Big Echo SF, Autumn 2016 (November 1st) – Read online
  • “The Plumes of Enceladus” (sci-fi)
    Abyss & Apex, Q4 2016 (October 1st) – Read online
  • “Five Recipes You Can’t Live Without” (fantasy, flash)
    Spirit’s Tincture, August 2016 – Read online
  • “The View from Driftwise Spindle” (sci-fi)
    Intergalactic Medicine Show, July 9 2016 – Purchase access to the issue
  • “Images Across a Shattered Sea” (sci-fi)
  • “Just Another Night at the Abandoned Draft Bar and Grill” (meta-fiction, humour)

2015

  • “Excerpt from the Diagnostic and Necromantic Manual, 5th Edition Regarding the Departed” (sci-fi, flash fiction)
    The Sockdolager, Winter 2015
    Read at Sockdolager
  • “Elements of a Successful Exit Broadcast” (sci-fi, Microfiction)
    Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, November 2015
    Read at Fantastic Stories of the Imagination
  • “Fugue in a Minor Key” (sci-fi, short story)
    • Galaxy’s Edge, November 1, 2015
    • Great Jones Street, April 2017 – read online

  • “Love and Relativity” (sci-fi, flash)
  • “Concerning Your Recent Creation of Sentient Horse-things on the Next Planet Over” (sci-fi, flash)
  • “Masks” (sci-fi)
  • “Configuring Your Quantum Disambiguator” (sci-fi, humour, flash fiction)
    Nature Magazine’s “Futures”, February 4, 2015
    Read at NatureAuthor Commentary
  • “Some Salient Details About Your Former Lives” (slipstream, flash fiction)
    Plasma Frequency, January/February 2015
  • “Nikumaroro, July 1937” (literary/surrealist, flash fiction)
    Fine Linen Magazine, January 2015

2014

  • “Little More than Shadows” (literary/speculative, flash fiction)
  • “The Mother of Sands” (horror, short story)
    • Tales of Mystery, Suspense & Terror, October 31 2014 – out of print
    • QuickFic, May 17 2016 – Read Online
  • “The Robotic Poet Reads Basho” (literary/speculative, meta-fiction)
    Beyond Borderlands, September 23 2014
    Read at Beyond Borderlands
  • “They Come in Waves” (horror-ish, flash fiction)
    Freeze Frame Fiction, July 1 2014
    Read at Freeze Frame Fiction
  • “Subtle Vibrato” (science fiction, microfiction)
    SpeckLit, May 11 2014
    Read at Specklit
  • “Ascension” (science fiction, microfiction)
    Plasma Frequency, April/May 2014
  • “Homecoming” (science fiction, microfiction)
    SpeckLit, April 7 2014
    Read at Specklit
  • “Oubliette” (science fiction, flash fiction)
    • Flash Fiction Online, April 1 2014
      Read at FFO
    • QuickFic, forthcoming
  • “Butterflies” (science fiction)
    • Spark: A Creative Anthology, January 1, 2014 – Purchase a copy
    • Strange Constellations (as “The Butterfly Disjunct”), August 12, 2016 – Read online (CC-BY-NC)
  • “Selections from the Aarne-Thompson Index for After the End of Things” (meta-fiction)

2013

  • “Raising Words” (historical fantasy, flash fiction)
    • Penumbra eZine, July 2013 – out of print (ebook only)
    • My website, May 2014 – Read online
    • MedusPod, February 2015 – Listen online
    • Asian Birds & Beasts, Insignia Series – forthcoming
  • “Behind the First Years” (science fiction)
    • COSMOS Online, 28 May 2013 – Read online
    • Science Fiction Short Stories from Flame Tree Publishing, September 30, 2015 – Order a copy
    • StarShipSofa, September 1, 2015 – Listen online

Selected Older Fiction

  • “Island Song” (historical, surrealist)
    RipRap, Spring 2012
  • “Memory Book” (mainstream, flash fiction)
    Every Day Fiction, 4 May 2011
    Read at EDF
  • “Captain Invincible” (superhero, micro-fiction)
  • “They Kiss” (microfiction)
    Nanoism, 15 September 2010 – Read online
  • “Against the Dark” (flash)
    Journal of Microliterature, August 29, 2010 – Read online