In all the hubbub of the holidays — aka, that lovely blur of food and champagne-filled days — I was completely remiss in not posting about this! I received an early Christmas gift when Paula Guran announced the table of contents to the Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017, which includes my story ‘Surfacing’ (first…… Continue reading Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017
I have been utterly remiss in not posting about this yet! My complete lack of posting does not in any way reflect how awesome or exciting it is that Paula Guran has edited this anthology, that it contains 150,000+ words of new fiction (that’s right: all original stuff, not reprints!), that she asked me for…… Continue reading The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu!
Gazing back at 2015, I feel a bit like Scuttle in The Little Mermaid, flipping the telescope to look through both ends. What is near weirdly seems so far off and then — bam! — what was well away in the distance is brought instantly close. All of a sudden it’s New Year’s Eve, the…… Continue reading Here’s Looking at You, 2015
I am so delighted to announce that my story ‘The Beat That Billie Bore’ will appear in the next Imaginarium: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, which has an incredible Table of Contents and an introduction by none other than Margaret Atwood! SO VERY EXCITING! Also, look at that fabulous cover!! Here’s the official announcement and…… Continue reading Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Fiction
Over at SF Signal, A.C. Wise has posted the latest in her series of essays on “Women to Read!” — and this month, she focuses on “stories designed to sit uncomfortably, twist against expectations, offer truths that won’t stay put, narratives that can’t be trusted, and characters who refuse to hold their shapes.” Alongside discussions of…… Continue reading A.C. Wise’s “Women to Read” June 2015 edition
Last week, Sean Wallace announced the table of contents of The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures, which will be published in August (UK) and October (USA), and I’m delighted that my story ‘On the Lot and In the Air’ (originally published in Clarkesworld) is part of the amazing line-up: Introduction by Ann VanderMeer “Smoke City”…… Continue reading Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures
A break in the mad-dash-to-finish-Midnight-and-Moonshine radio silence to share some awesome news I’ve been sitting on for a couple of weeks, and can now finally reveal. I am totally over the moon that ‘Fur and Feathers’ (from Bluegrass Symphony) has been included in the incredible Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, edited by Sandra Kasturi…… Continue reading Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing