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I'm a speculative fiction author who tends to write dark science fiction, cheerful horror, and modern fairy tales.
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What's New for 2016?
Upcoming Events and Appearances
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Female Authors in Genre Discussion
Past Events and Appearances
4th Street Fantasy Convention
Submit It Now! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Short Stories
MidAmeriCon II (AKA WorldCon 74)
"Dear Miss Dilemma," interstitial material in Pete Sutton's novel, Sick City Syndrome, coming soon from Kensington Gore.
When I stepped off the shuttle and breathed in the dry grass scent of Trade City, I was still confident I could launch the first human church on Landry’s World. My fellow passengers had been politely non-interested when I explained the mission my church had sent me on. A few had shaken their heads as they glided away. I thought maybe they objected to a female preacher. Or maybe it was because I’m an ex-marine. I’m an “ex-” a lot of things: ex-marine, ex-atheist, ex-drunk, ex-wife, and ex-mother–that last because I was a poor enough mother that when my kids grew up, they washed their hands of me.
Stories about unlikely academia! Librarians, monsters, teachers, metaphysics, and more. The Journal of Unlikely Academia includes my story, "And Other Definitions of Family," about a xeno-anthropologist who takes a very intimate approach to field research.
"You are the female human who rents out her reproductive system?" his translator chirped.