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

  • “Three Tales the River Told” – Nature
  • “The Colours of Europa, the Colours of Home” – Little Blue Marble
  • “Music, Love, and Other Things the Cat has Peed on” – Punk Rock Future from Zsenon Publishing
    Pre-order on Amazon
  • “Magic Dad’s Save-the-Bake-Off Cookie Bites” – Speculative Masculinities from Galli Books

2019

  • “How to Break Causality and Write the Perfect Time Travel Story” – Translunar Travellers’ Lounge, August 15, 2019
    Read onlineBuy a copy
  • “Communications from the Honeymoon Suite” – Five Minutes at Hotel Stormcove from Atthis Arts, May 7, 2019
    Buy a copy

2018

  • “Memorial Park” (sci-fi) – Constellary Tales, November 2018
    Read Online
  • “Words I’ve Redefined Since Your Dinosaurs Invaded My Lunar Lair” (superhero) – Flash Fiction Online, October 1, 2018
    Read Online
  • “Failsafes” (sci-fi) – Nature Futures, September 5, 2018
    Read Online
  • “The City, Like Time” – (post-apocalyptic) Kasma SF, April 2018
    Read Online

2017

  • “Mercy at Eltshan-Time” – Intergalactic Medicine Show, December 2017
    Read Online
  • “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, October 2017
    Read online
  • “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)” (Lovecraftian) – 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” (fairytale) – 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)
    • Writers of the Future, volume 32, May 4 2016 – Purchase a Copy
    • Sub-Q Magazine, July 11 2016 (interactive version) – Play/read online
    • The Overcast, December 27, 2016 (audio version) – Listen online
    • Kasma SF, November 1 2016 – Read online
    • Best Vegan SFF of 2016, Metaphorosis Books, April 22, 2017 – Buy on Amazon
    • Great Jones Street, April 2017
  • “Just Another Night at the Abandoned Draft Bar and Grill” (meta-fiction, humour) – Galaxy’s Edge, May 2016
    Read at Galaxy’s Edge

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
    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) – SFComet,, March 2015 edition
    Read online
  • “Configuring Your Quantum Disambiguator” (sci-fi, humour, flash fiction)
  • “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) – Daily Science Fiction, November 18 2014
    Read at Daily Science Fiction
  • “The Mother of Sands” (horror, short story)
    • Tales of Mystery, Suspense & Terror, October 31 2014
    • Beyond Steampunk, Old Sins Publishing, April 2018 – Buy a copy
  • “The Robotic Poet Reads Basho” (literary/speculative, meta-fiction)
    • Beyond Borderlands, September 23 2014
    • Big Echo, January 2019 – Read online
  • “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 2, Digital fiction Publishing, 2016 – Buy a copy
  • “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)
    • The Overcast, October 2018 – Listen online
  • “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, August 2018 – Buy a Copy
  • “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