My fiction and poetry has appeared in over 70 magazines and anthologies such as Lightspeed, Fairy Tale Review, and LeVar Burton Reads as well as in six languages. She has been nominated for the Nebula Award and won the Grand Prize in the SyFy Channel’s Battle the Beast contest; Syfy turned her story set in the world of the Magicians into an animated short. For a list of publications, visit Stories & Poetry.
“In the City of Martyrs”
Published on LeVar Burton Reads and in The Toast
In a country forever at war, Yakov sells dead flower arrangements to the bereaved. When he recognizes a woman from the royal family in the city center despite never having met her, he is exposed to a truth that hits too close to home.
“Barking Dog Nocturnal”
Published in The Offing
Awarded second prize by T.C. Boyle in the Selected Shorts/Electric Literature Stella Kupferberg Memorial Award, “Barking Dog Nocturnal” is about a young woman with OCD who returns home to her alcoholic mother and finds comfort in the wild of the woods–and with the coyotes who live there.
Released by Syfy
Awarded the Grand Prize in SyFy/Wattpad’s BattletheBeast contest, “Party Tricks” is an animated short released by Syfy and set in the world of The Magicians. The five-part short is set in an alternate timeline from the show, one where the beast wins.
TW: contains graphic violence
“Every Song Must End”
Published in Uncanny
When Florence and Asher decided to pursue nonmonogamy, Florence didn’t expect to fall so quickly for her new partner Henry. Polyamory proves a source of renewal for Florence, until Henry’s wife gets a job that forces the two to move to Mars.
a Music-Words Collaboration
Strange Monsters is a music and words collaboration of imaginative fiction and poetry set to contemporary jazz. In Strange Monster‘s six audio fictions, women challenge what’s expected and find their voices in unexpected places.