Writing has nothing to do with
meaning. It has to do with land surveying and
cartography, including the mapping
of realms yet to come.
— Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus



The Silent Flowers of the Magician’s GardenBeneath Ceaseless Skies, forthcoming



The Athuran Interpreter’s FlightStrange Horizons, July 2018
How do you make an interpreter out of spare parts? Creepy tech, language, embodiment, identity, and combating environmental injustice.
(science fiction, 3,600 words) audio | Locus recommendation

Without ExileClarkesworld, April 2018
Asylum lawyer and poetry-obsessed AI trying to grapple with home, memory, trauma, exile.
(science fiction, 6,300 words) print issue | e-book | audio | Nebula Reading List 2018

We Head for the Horizon and Return with Bloodshot EyesPodcastle, March 2018
Greek Civil War, queer ladies, chatty entrails.
(fantasy, 6,000 words) audio | Nebula Reading List 2018 | Featured in B&N’s SFF Short Fiction Roundup


Darkness, Our MotherClarkesworld, December 2017
Minoan space opera-myth. Ariadne’s story retold with additional decadence, dysfunctional families, unconditional sibling love, spaceships and algebraic topology.

(sci-fantasy, 5,800 words) print issue | e-book | audio

Think of WinterBeneath Ceaseless Skies, January 2017
Little clairvoyant child lives alone in an abandoned cathedral. Everything goes wrong when the Knight arrives. Language and unlikely friendships in the shadow of colonialism.

(fantasy, 2,900 words) e-book | audio


KingfisherThe Stinging Fly, forthcoming
Advice for Those who Wish to Know the Future, The Stinging Fly, forthcoming
In my Fairy Mother’s Old AgePolu Texni, August 2018
All Dead Things Shall Come To MeLiminality, March 2018

A Planet’s Soliloquy in MidwinterEye To The Telescope, October 2017




Ernst Haeckel, Trochilidae
Header image: Ernst Heackel, Prosobranchia