Bibliography

 

Awards

  • “The Sign of the Dragon” (JABberwocky Literary Agency, 2020) won the 2021 Elgin Award
  • “How to Go Twelfth” (Analog, March/April 2020) won the AnLab Readers’ Award for best poem
  • “Elemental Haiku” (Ten Speed Press, 2019), second place in the 2020 Elgin Awards
  • “Venus, As It Might Have Been” (Analog, March/April 2018) won the AnLab Readers’ Award for best poem
  • “Advice to a Six-Year-Old” (Star*Line #40.2) won the 2018 Rhysling Award for best short poem
  • “Alternate Genders” (Mithila Review #9), third place in the 2018 Rhysling Awards (long poem category)
  • “Not Like This” (Apex Magazine, Issue 87, August 2016), third place in the 2017 Rhysling Awards (long poem category)
  • “Crowned: The Sign of the Dragon, Book 1” (Dark Renaissance Books, 2015) won the 2016 Elgin Award
  • “Interregnum” (Star*Line #36.4) won the 2014 Rhysling Award for best long poem
  • “Cause and Consequence” (Interzone #136) won the Best of Soft SF contest for 1998
  • “Mail-A-Day” (Pirate Writings #9), third place in the Best of Soft SF contest for 1996
  • “To Have And To Hold” (Dark Regions #10), second place in the Best of Soft SF contest for 1995

Nominations

  • “How to Tidy the Asteroids” (Rune Literary Journal 2020), nominated for the 2021 Dwarf Stars Award
  • “Cavall” (Asimov’s Science Fiction, September/October 2020), nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award
  • “What Phoenixes Read” (Star*Line #43.3, Summer 2020), nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award
  • “Jumble” (Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, February 2020), nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award
  • “Ford” (The Sign of the Dragon, JABberwocky Literary Agency, April 2020), nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award
  • “The Cat’s Epilogue” (The Sign of the Dragon, JABberwocky Literary Agency, April 2020), nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award
  • “Two Weeks” (The Sign of the Dragon, JABberwocky Literary Agency, April 2020), nominated for the 2021 Rhysling Award
  • “After Zhuangzi” (Eye to the Telescope #38, October 2020), nominated for the Pushcart Prize
  • “How to Advertise Titan” (Star*Line #43.2, Spring 2020), nominated for the Pushcart Prize
  • “How to Time Travel (Analog, May/June 2019), nominated for the 2020 Dwarf Stars Award
  • “How to Notice a Dark Nebula (Triangulation: Dark Skies, 2019), nominated for the 2020 Dwarf Stars Award
  • “How to Dance With Dark Matter” (Uppagus #37, October 2019), nominated for the 2020 Rhysling Award
  • “How to Colonize Ganymede” (NewMyths.com, September 2019), nominated for the 2020 Rhysling Award
  • “Witch” (Polu Texni, October 2019), nominated for the 2020 Rhysling Award
  • “To Skeptics” (Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2019), nominated for the 2020 Rhysling Award
  • “How to Betray Sagittarius A* (Strange Horizons, October 2018), nominated for the 2019 Dwarf Stars Award
  • “Alien Interview Questions” (Dreams and Nightmares 109, May 2018), nominated for the 2019 Rhysling Award
  • “Dragon Mountain” (Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #35), nominated for the 2019 Rhysling Award
  • “Dear Creator” (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2018), nominated for the 2019 Rhysling Award
  • “How to Be Invisible” (Star*Line #41.4, Fall 2018), nominated for the Pushcart Prize
  • “Lotus Moon” (Mythic Delirium #4.2), nominated for the 2018 Rhysling Award
  • “Daunted” (Dreams & Nightmares #105), nominated for the 2018 Rhysling Award
  • “The Secret Life of a Toaster” (Polu Texni), nominated for the 2018 Rhysling Award
  • “Advice to a Six-Year-Old” (Star*Line #40.2, Spring 2017), nominated for the Pushcart Prize
  • “First Lesson” (Silver Blade #30, Spring 2016), nominated for the 2017 Rhysling Award
  • “Returning” (The Open Mouse, 5/6/2016), nominated for the 2017 Rhysling Award
  • “The Washerwoman’s Daughter” (Crowned, Dark Renaissance Books, 2015), nominated for the 2016 Rhysling Award
  • “Training: Stances” (Crowned, Dark Renaissance Books, 2015), nominated for the 2016 Rhysling Award
  • “Dragonslayer” (Crowned, Dark Renaissance Books, 2015), nominated for the 2016 Rhysling Award
  • “The Virgin and the Unicorn” (Star*Line #37.1, Winter 2014), nominated for the 2015 Rhysling Award
  • “The Matter of the Horses” (Ideomancer, Volume 13, Issue 4, December 2014), nominated for the 2015 Rhysling Award
  • “Numbers” (Star*Line #37.2, Spring 2014), nominated for the 2015 Rhysling Award
  • “Insignificant Others” (2001: A Science Fiction Poetry Anthology), nominated for the 2001 Rhysling Award.
  • “Every Other Day of the Year” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/11/2000), nominated for the 2000 Rhysling Award.
  • “Universal Grammar” (F&SF, April 1997), finalist for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award

Books

 


Poems

  • “Sea Gods,” Eye to the Telescope #42, October 2021
  • “Dragon King of the Southern Sea,” Eye to the Telescope #42, October 2021
  • “What Bees Read,” Star*Line #44.4, Fall 2021
  • “Daedalus’s Daughter,” Star*Line #44.4, Fall 2021
  • “What Trees Read,” Uppagus #48, October 2021
  • “Forms of Address 2050,” Penumbric, Volume V, Issue 3, October 2021
  • “The Line,” I-70 Review, Summer/Fall 2021
  • “Missing Measures,” I-70 Review, Summer/Fall 2021
  • “Western Retrospective,” American Diversity Report, August 2021
  • “How to Overlook Differences,” Uppagus #47, August 2021
  • “Train Algebra,” Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 11, Issue 2, July 2021
  • “What Cacti Read,” Strange Horizons, July 2021
  • “Menagerie,” Silver Blade, Issue 50, Summer 2021
  • “Not for Sale, Used Asteroid, One Owner,” The Future Fire, Issue 2021.58, July 2021
  • “How to Mourn Kepler’s Supernova,” Penumbric, Volume V, Issue 1, June 2021
  • “Haiku in the Time of COVID-19,” Uppagus #46, June 2021
  • “How to Enlist in Andromeda,” Dreams and Nightmares #118, May 2021
  • “Thirty-Ninth War Between Innis and Meqing: Commencement,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #48, May 2021 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “The Sign of the Dragon”)
  • “How to Weigh Yourself,” Rune 2021, April 2021
  • “Alien Armada,” The Future Fire, Issue 2021.57, April 2021
  • “Mythic Book Emporium,” DreamForge Anvil #2, April 2021
  • “The Cat’s Epilogue,” The 2021 Rhysling Anthology (N.B. this poem first appeared in “The Sign of the Dragon”)
  • “Two Weeks,” The 2021 Rhysling Anthology (N.B. this poem first appeared in “The Sign of the Dragon”)
  • “A Motley of Unicorns,” Star*Line #44.2, Spring 2021
  • “Teatime with a Shapeshifter,” Star*Line #44.2, Spring 2021
  • “Directions to the Apocalypse,” Star*Line #44.2, Spring 2021
  • “How to Autopsy an Enemy Alien,” Star*Line #44.2, Spring 2021
  • “The Middle Kingdom,” Polu Texni, 1/25/2021
  • “Directions to the Underworld,” Eye to the Telescope #39, January 2021
  • “Voyage of Failed Heroes,” Star*Line #44.1, Winter 2021
  • “What Aliens Read,” Star*Line #44.1, Winter 2021
  • “The Red Planet,” Star*Line #44.1, Winter 2021
  • “Advent,” Star*Line #44.1, Winter 2021
  • “How to Colonize Venus,” Andromeda Spaceways #81, December 2020
  • “The Reaper’s Cat,” Mirror Dance, Autumn 2020
  • “Brighton,” Constellations, Volume 10: Synthesis, Fall 2020
  • “How to Forfeit the Future,” NewMyths.com, Issue 53, December 2020
  • “Heroine,” Uppagus #43, December 2020
  • “Why We Resist,” Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Volume 31, Number 4, Winter 2020
  • “Mended,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, November/December 2020
  • “After Zhuangzi,” Eye to the Telescope #38, October 2020
  • “How to Commemorate the Big Bang,” Uppagus #42, October 2020
  • “The Seven Deadly Sins: A Cat’s Perspective,” Typehouse Literary Magazine, Volume 7, No. 2, Issue 20
  • “Cavall,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, September/October 2020; reprinted in The 2021 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Dicing with the Devil,” Polu Texni, 9/14/2020
  • “How to Stop Being a Star,” Uppagus #41, August 2020
  • “Dear Arithmetic,” Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 10, Issue 2, July 2020
  • “Lantern Festival,” Insignia 2020 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “The Sign of the Dragon”)
  • “The Eighth Son of Ganbataar,” Insignia 2020 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “The Sign of the Dragon”)
  • “Shapeshifter,” Eye to the Telescope #37, July 2020
  • “Champion,” Star*Line #43.3, Summer 2020
  • “Museums of Earth,” Star*Line #43.3, Summer 2020
  • “What Phoenixes Read,” Star*Line #43.3, Summer 2020; reprinted in The 2021 Rhysling Anthology
  • “A Quartet of Alphabetic Babbles,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2020
  • “How to Observe the Horsehead Nebula,” Uppagus #40, June 2020
  • “Midnight,” Instincts #7, June 2020 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned”)
  • “How to Tidy the Asteroids,” Rune Literary Journal 2020; reprinted in Dwarf Stars 2021
  • “Harold and Kate,” Rune Literary Journal 2020
  • “Ford,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #44, May 2020 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “The Sign of the Dragon”); reprinted in The 2021 Rhysling Anthology
  • “First Contact,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June 2020
  • “How to Advertise Titan,” Star*Line #43.2, Spring 2020
  • “How to Tease Jupiter,” Uppagus #39, April 2020
  • “How to Question Asteroid 16 Psyche,” Mithila Review #13, March 2020
  • “Patroclus,” Mithila Review #13, March 2020
  • “Without Worship,” Space & Time #136, Spring 2020
  • “How to Weave the Stars,” NewMyths.com, Issue 50, March 2020; reprinted in Insignia 2020
  • “How to Destroy a Dragon,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, March 2020
  • “How to Imagine Barnard’s Star b,” Star*Line #43.1, Winter 2020
  • “Humpty Dumpty,” Star*Line #43.1, Winter 2020
  • “How to Go Twelfth,” Analog, March/April 2020; winner of the AnLab Readers’ Award for best poem
  • “How to Hide the Milky Way,” Uppagus #38, February 2020
  • “Jumble,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #43, February 2020; reprinted in The 2021 Rhysling Anthology
  • “How to Decorate the Moon,” Eye to the Telescope #35, January 2020
  • “How to Surprise Saturn,” Spillway 27, 2019
  • “How to Curve Spacetime,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, November/December 2019
  • “Not For Sale,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, November/December 2019
  • “Tall Tale,” Star*Line #42.4, Fall 2019
  • “Witch,” Polu Texni, 10/21/2019; reprinted in The 2020 Rhysling Anthology
  • “How to Trick a Trickster,” Eye to the Telescope #34, October 2019
  • “How to Dance With Dark Matter,” Uppagus #37, October 2019; reprinted in The 2020 Rhysling Anthology
  • “How to Lie About SN 2213-1745,” Mithila Review #11
  • “How to Detect Solar Neutrinos,” Silver Blade, Issue 43, September 2019
  • “Apology for Your Extinction,” Dreams & Nightmares #113, September 2019
  • “How to Colonize Ganymede,” NewMyths.com, Issue 48, September 2019; reprinted in The 2020 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Last Human in the Olympics,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, September/October 2019
  • “How to Be a Star,” Uppagus #36, August 2019
  • “How to Emulate Black Holes,” Star*Line #42.3, Summer 2019
  • “Galahad,” Star*Line #42.3, Summer 2019
  • “Cyborg Cats,” Star*Line #42.3, Summer 2019
  • “How to Mislay Constellations,” Triangulation: Dark Skies, 2019
  • “How to Notice a Dark Nebula,” Triangulation: Dark Skies, 2019; reprinted in Dwarf Stars 2020
  • “How to Glimpse the Icarus Star,” Triangulation: Dark Skies, 2019
  • “How to Go Eighth,” Triangulation: Dark Skies, 2019
  • “How to Go Seventeenth,” Triangulation: Dark Skies, 2019
  • “How to Fathom a Light-Year,” Amazing Stories, Volume 76, Issue 4, Spring 2019
  • “To Skeptics,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2019; reprinted in The 2020 Rhysling Anthology
  • “How to Honor Sirius,” Eternal Haunted Summer, Summer Solstice 2019
  • “Tsung’s Battle,” Insignia: Asian Flash Fiction & Poetry, Volume 7, June 2019 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned”)
  • “How to Thank Earth,” Uppagus #35, June 2019
  • “If the Fairy Godmother Comes,” Do Not Go Quietly, 2019
  • “How to Call Proxima Centauri,” Star*Line #42.2, Spring 2019
  • “On Keeping Unicorns,” Star*Line #42.2, Spring 2019
  • “Royal Prospects,” Star*Line #42.2, Spring 2019
  • “How to Time Travel,” Analog, May/June 2019; reprinted in Dwarf Stars 2020
  • “Guinevere,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June 2019
  • “The Commandant of Mars,” Eye to the Telescope #32, April 2019
  • “Snapdragons,” Uppagus #34, April 2019
  • “Cherry Blossom 2050,” NewMyths.com, Issue 46, March 2019; reprinted in Twilight Worlds: The Best of NewMyths Anthology Volume II, December 2020
  • “In the Caverns of the Moon,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2019
  • “Coming of Age 2150,”, DreamForge, Issue 1, Founders Issue, 2/2019
  • “Eighth Day,” Uppagus #33, February 2019
  • “New Year’s Resolutions,” Star*Line #42.1, Winter 2019
  • “Unicorn Care,” Star*Line #42.1, Winter 2019
  • “Snubbed,” Star*Line #42.1, Winter 2019
  • “How to Seduce Apophis,” Abyss & Apex, Issue 69, 1st Quarter 2019
  • “The Cats of Mars,” NewMyths.com, Issue 45, December 2018
  • “How to Grade Comets,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/7/2018
  • “Per Aspera Ad Astra,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/6/2018
  • “The Cake,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/5/2018
  • “All the Lovely Normal Stuff,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/4/2018
  • “Félicette, October 18, 1963,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/3/2018
  • “modern poetry,” Ship of Fools #78, Fall 2018
  • “Minecraft,” Ship of Fools #78, Fall 2018
  • “Between Battles,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #38
  • “Advice for Time Travelers,” Strange Horizons, 10/29/2018
  • “How to Betray Sagittarius A*,” Strange Horizons, 10/29/2018; reprinted in Dwarf Stars 2019
  • “How to be Invisible,” Star*Line #41.4, Fall 2018
  • “What They Took,” Star*Line #41.4, Fall 2018
  • “Fealty,” Uppagus #31, October 2018
  • “Advice to a Villain,” Liminality #17, Autumn 2018
  • “New Color,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 9/20/2018
  • “Packing for the Afterlife,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, September/October 2018
  • “Trojan Cats,” Uppagus #30, August 2018
  • “How to Paint Mercury,” Apex Magazine, Issue 111, August 2018
  • “How to Fly By Neptune,” Apex Magazine, Issue 111, August 2018
  • “How to Speak to Pluto,” Apex Magazine, Issue 111, August 2018
  • “Relics of the Round Table,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 7/20/2018
  • “Mirror Cats,” Star*Line #41.3, Summer 2018
  • “Neolithic Cats of Stonehenge,” Star*Line #41.3, Summer 2018
  • “How to Speak to Ghosts,” Star*Line #41.3, Summer 2018
  • “How to Repair Starships,” Star*Line #41.3, Summer 2018
  • “Junk DNA,” Star*Line #41.3, Summer 2018
  • “Rosalind,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 7/10/2018
  • “Advice from an Elephant,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 7/5/2018
  • “Red Rising,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2018
  • “Rules for Vacuuming,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/29/2018
  • “Gone,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/12/2018
  • “Renunciation,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/1/2018
  • “Alien Interview Questions,” Dreams & Nightmares #109, May 2018; reprinted in The 2019 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Grasslands,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 5/15/2018
  • “Meisho’s Dodos,” Grievous Angel, 4/30/2018; reprinted in Insignia 2020
  • “Victoria,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/27/2018
  • “On Reading ‘The Journey to the West,'” Oakland Review, Volume 43, Spring 2018
  • “Yard Work,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/17/2018
  • “Time Cats,” Eye to the Telescope #28, April 2018
  • “The Holy Firmament of Venus,” Star*Line #41.2, Spring 2018
  • “Irene,” Uppagus #28, April 2018; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2/3/2019
  • “Harold’s Samaritan,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 3/22/2018
  • “Reasons for Reading,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 3/6/2018
  • “Venus, As It Might Have Been,” Analog, March/April 2018; winner of the AnLab Readers’ Award for best poem
  • “Diaspora,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2018
  • “Dragon Mountain,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #35; reprinted in The 2019 Rhysling Anthology
  • “On Reading Le Guin,” Uppagus #27, February 2018; reprinted in Climbing Lightly Through Forests: A Poetry Anthology Honoring Ursula K. Le Guin, 2/2021
  • “Again,” Dreams & Nightmares #108, January 2018
  • “Camelot Cats,” Eye to the Telescope #27, January 2018
  • “Treebound,” Apex Magazine, Issue 104, January 2018
  • “Monster: Puppeteer,” Apex Magazine, Issue 104, January 2018
  • “Dear Creator,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2018; reprinted in The 2019 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Dark Harvest,” Mirror Dance, Winter 2017
  • “Stormalong Bay,” Ship of Fools #77, 2017
  • “Eligible,” Ship of Fools #77, 2017
  • “Kate,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/7/2017
  • “Cookies,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 11/16/2017
  • “The Day’s Measure,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 11/7/2017
  • “Exercise 2050,” Star*Line #40.4, Fall 2017
  • “What He Told Me,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 10/19/2017
  • “The Ark’s Daughters,” Eye to the Telescope #26, October 2017
  • “Favorite Place,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 10/10/2017
  • “The Secret Life of a Toaster,” Polu Texni, 10/2/2017; reprinted in The 2018 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Lotus Moon,” Mythic Delirium #4.2, October-December 2017; reprinted in The 2018 Rhysling Anthology; reprinted in Insignia 2020
  • “Air Show Maneuvers,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 9/28/2017
  • “Alternate Genders,” Mithila Review #9; reprinted in The 2018 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Chronology of Items Found on the Moon,” Mithila Review #9
  • “Boatman,” Mithila Review #9
  • “What War Is Like,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 9/19/2017
  • “Yellowstone,” Litbreak Magazine, 9/5/2017
  • “Unsaid,” Uppagus #25, September 2017
  • “Mortal,” Spillway 25, Summer 2017
  • “Elemental,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 8/10/2017
  • “Elemental Haiku,” Science, 4 August 2017, Volume 357, Issue 6350; three of the haiku reprinted in the Wall Street Journal, 5 August 2017
  • “Bespeaking: Riddles,” Star*Line #40.3, Summer 2017
  • “Between,” Uppagus #24, July 2017
  • “Tirron,” Mirror Dance, Summer 2017
  • “On Reading O’Brian,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/23/2017
  • “The End of the Line,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/9/2017
  • “Shade,” Silver Blade #34, Spring 2017
  • “The Dark Equations,” Star*Line #40.2, Spring 2017
  • “Advice to a Six-Year-Old,” Star*Line #40.2, Spring 2017; reprinted in The 2018 Rhysling Anthology; reprinted in The Alchemy of Stars II, November 2019
  • “Lost,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 5/10/2017
  • “When King Xau Was Gone,” Uppagus #23, May 2017
  • “The Path to Peace,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June 2017
  • “Portraits,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/25/2017
  • “The Sign of the King,” Strange Horizons, 4/24/2017
  • “Angshan,” Rune Literary Journal 2017
  • “Second Sight,” Rune Literary Journal 2017
  • “The Headlong Year,” Eye to the Telescope #24, April 2017
  • “Afternoon Tea,” Concho River Review, Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2017
  • “Yayoi Kusama,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/12/2017
  • “Five Arrows,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 3/28/2017
  • “The Cat Vet,” Uppagus #22, March 2017
  • “Traveling,” Ship of Fools #76
  • “Sheep,” Ship of Fools #76
  • “Stay,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 2/15/2017
  • “Advice to a Houseplant,” Nanotext (Medusa’s Laugh), February 2017
  • “Seventeenth Lesson,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #31
  • “Daunted,” Dreams & Nightmares #105, January 2017; reprinted in The 2018 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Respect,” Polu Texni, 1/23/2017; reprinted in Insignia: Asian Flash Fiction and Poetry, Volume 7
  • “The Imperial War: Onset,” Grievous Angel, 1/23/2017
  • “Undecorating,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 1/19/2017
  • “Preschool 2050,” Eye to the Telescope #23, January 2017
  • “Wilderness 2050,” Star*Line #40.1, Winter 2017
  • “Suburbia 2050,” Star*Line #40.1, Winter 2017
  • “Invitation,” Star*Line #40.1, Winter 2017
  • “Magicians,” Star*Line #40.1, Winter 2017
  • “Kingship,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2017
  • “Judgment,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 12/13/2016
  • “Recruits,” Mirror Dance, Winter 2016
  • “Princess Tea Party,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 11/28/2016
  • “Legacy,” After Happy Hour Review, Issue 6, Fall 2016
  • “Pestilence,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 11/11/2016
  • “For My Life,” The Violet Hour #1.2, October 2016
  • “Arrow,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 10/21/2016
  • “At the Sign of the Dragon,” Uppagus #20, October 2016
  • “Messengers,” Grievous Angel, 10/2/2016
  • “Keng,” Ligature Works, Issue 1
  • “Eighty,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 9/22/2016
  • “Solstice,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 9/15/2016
  • “Rachel,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 8/30/2016
  • “Li,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 8/25/2016
  • “Captain,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 8/8/2016
  • “Not Like This,” Apex Magazine, Issue 87, August 2016; reprinted in The 2017 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Bowl,” Ship of Fools #75, Spring 2016
  • “On Vacation,” Ship of Fools #75, Spring 2016
  • “Wolf Moon,” Dreams & Nightmares #103 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned”)
  • “Widow,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 7/26/2016
  • “School Library,” Main Street Rag, Volume 21, Number 3, Summer 2016
  • “Stepmother,” Eye to the Telescope #21, July 2016
  • “By Heart,” Rhyme On 2016
  • “Homecoming,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/10/2016
  • “Polar Bears,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 6/7/2016
  • “Further Extracts from the Recollections of Artoch, Senior Advisor to King Xau,” Mirror Dance, Summer 2016
  • “First Lesson,” Silver Blade #30, Spring 2016; reprinted in The 2017 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Another Week,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 5/25/2016
  • “Blaze,” Concho River Review, Volume 30, Number 1, Spring 2016
  • “Training: Stances,” The 2016 Rhysling Anthology (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned”); reprinted in Insignia: Asian Flash Fiction and Poetry, Volume 7
  • “Hero,” Star*Line #39.2, Spring 2016; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 118th weekly contest); reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “The Hobbit,” Star*Line #39.2, Spring 2016
  • “Conversations with Household Items,” Star*Line #39.2, Spring 2016
  • “Returning,” The Open Mouse, 5/6/2016; reprinted in The Were-Traveler #19; reprinted in The 2017 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Inheritance,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #28
  • “Fault,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/26/2016
  • “Roasted Chicken,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/20/2016
  • “Dragon,” Dreams & Nightmares #102, January 2016
  • “Micha,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 4/7/2016
  • “Why the King Wept,” Uppagus #17, April 2016; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 9, 2016
  • “House Hunt,” Pittsburgh Poetry Review #2, March 2016
  • “Letters,” Ship of Fools #74, 2016
  • “National Museum of Ireland,” Main Street Rag, Volume 21, Number 1, Winter 2016
  • “In Dublin,” Uppagus #16, February 2016
  • “In Malaya,” Uppagus #16, February 2016
  • “Readers Auxiliary Meeting #17,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 1/29/2016
  • “Searching for Mr. Lemur,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 1/28/2016
  • “Midsummer’s Day,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 1/27/2016
  • “O Cat!,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 1/26/2016
  • “Grandmothers,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, 1/25/2016
  • “Holding You,” Louisiana Literature, Volume 33, Number 1; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2018; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Cans,” Uppagus #15, December 2015
  • “Dread,” Mirror Dance, Winter 2015
  • “The Wild Horses Came Hastening,” Silver Blade #28, Fall 2015; reprinted in Insignia 2020
  • “A Tale at Bedtime,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #26 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned” under the title “Bedtime”); reprinted in Instincts #9, August 2020
  • “A Gift,” Dreams & Nightmares #101, July 2015; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “At the Word Party,” Atlanta Review, Volume XXII, No. 1, Fall / Winter 2015
  • “Vengeance,” Star*Line #38.4, Fall 2015; mp3 recording appeared as part of 2016 SFPA Halloween Poetry Reading; reprinted in The Were-Traveler #19; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “The Washerwoman’s Daughter,” Star*Line #38.4, Fall 2015 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned”); reprinted in The 2016 Rhysling Anthology
  • “What the Table Wants,” Red Rock Review, Fall 2015, Issue Thirty-Six
  • “Necromancer,” The HWA Poetry Showcase, Volume II; reprinted in The Were-Traveler #19; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 147th weekly contest); reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Kitchen,” The New Yinzer, Summer/Fall 2015
  • “Ask Me Now,” The New Yinzer, Summer/Fall 2015
  • “Cup in Hand,” Spillway 23
  • “Uncle Pat,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Fall/Winter 2015/2016
  • “Training: Endurance,” Apex Magazine, Issue 75, August 2015
  • “Dragonslayer,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #25 (N.B. this poem first appeared in “Crowned”); reprinted in The 2016 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Old Astronauts,” Star*Line #38.3, Summer 2015
  • “Opus,” Star*Line #38.3, Summer 2015
  • “What Atun Learned,” Star*Line #38.3, Summer 2015
  • “Darkness,” Star*Line #38.3, Summer 2015
  • “Titles,” Ship of Fools #73, Summer 2015
  • “Perfect,” Uppagus #12, June 2015
  • “Equal Rights,” Rune Literary Journal 2015
  • “On Reading Fantasy,” Star*Line #38.2, Spring 2015
  • “Cure,” Star*Line #38.2, Spring 2015; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “After,” Star*Line #38.2, Spring 2015
  • “Words,” RHINO 2015
  • “Tiny Tower,” Main Street Rag, Volume 20, Number 2, Spring 2015
  • “Television,” Concho River Review, Volume 29, Number 1, Spring 2015
  • “Pigeon Six,” Uppagus #11, April 2015
  • “Reading Companions,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, April 2015
  • “Companionship,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, March 2015
  • “Sizing Up,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, March 2015
  • “Army,” Red Rock Review, Spring 2015, Issue Thirty-Five
  • “Daybreak,” Tales of the Talisman, Volume X, Issue 3, Winter 2014/2015
  • “Demon Fire,” Tales of the Talisman, Volume X, Issue 3, Winter 2014/2015; reprinted in The Were-Traveler #19
  • “Night,” Ship of Fools #72, Winter 2015; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 92nd weekly poetry contest); reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “On Reading Materials,” Cold Mountain Review, Volume 43, Number 1, Fall 2014
  • “Training: Horse,” Mirror Dance, Spring 2015
  • “Builder,” Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Spring 2015, Volume 26, Number 1
  • “Stables,” Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, February 2015
  • “Hair,” Free State Review, Issue #5, Winter/Spring 2015
  • “Papa,” Uppagus #10, February 2015; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, March 2016; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “The Ride,” Star*Line #38.1, Winter 2015
  • “Demon Eclipse – Children’s Chant,” Star*Line #38.1, Winter 2015
  • “Reasons Not to Bother a Dragon,” Star*Line #38.1, Winter 2015
  • “Moon Swan,” Star*Line #38.1, Winter 2015; reprinted in Undead: A Poetry Anthology of Ghosts, Ghouls, and More
  • “The Matter of the Horses,” Ideomancer, Volume 13, Issue 4, December 2014; reprinted in The 2015 Rhysling Anthology; reprinted in Insignia: Asian Flash Fiction and Poetry, Volume 7
  • “Succession,” Red Rock Review, Fall 2014, Issue Thirty-Four; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 11, 2015; reprinted in Verse Envisioned, January 2016
  • “Houseguest,” Main Street Rag, Volume 19, Number 4, Fall 2014
  • “On Reading Packaging,” Main Street Rag, Volume 19, Number 4, Fall 2014
  • “The Hundred Dragons of Sumbral,” Star*Line #37.4, Fall 2014
  • “Miss Date,” Ship of Fools #71, Fall 2014
  • “What Matters,” Louisiana Literature, Volume 31, Number 2
  • “Roasted Herbed Leg of Lamb,” Louisiana Literature, Volume 31, Number 2
  • “Demon Stain,” Dreams & Nightmares #99, September 2014
  • “What Xau Remembered,” Uppagus #8, October 2014
  • “Breaking,” Westview, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2014
  • “Not Enough,” Westview, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2014
  • “She and Me,” Westview, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2014
  • “The Horse Lord,” Ideomancer, Volume 13, Issue 3, September 2014; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 84th weekly poetry contest); reprinted in Insignia: Asian Flash Fiction and Poetry, Volume 7; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Seventy Miles,” Uppagus #7, August 2014; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Yours,” Green Hills Literary Lantern, Volume 25, 2014
  • “Peripatetic,” Ship of Fools, Spring 2014, No. 70; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Phyllis,” Ship of Fools, Spring 2014, No. 70
  • “Brighid,” Apex Magazine, Issue 61, June 2014; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 48th weekly poetry contest); reprinted in Poetry Nook: Popular Contest Winners (anthology); reprinted in The Were-Traveler #19
  • “Africa,” Concho River Review, Volume XXVIII, Number 1, Spring 2014
  • “Janet,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 17, 2014
  • “Cristina,” Evansville Review, Volume XXIV, 2014
  • “Pan-Roasted Lobster with Bay Leaf,” Evansville Review, Volume XXIV, 2014
  • “Numbers,” Star*Line #37.2, Spring 2014; reprinted in The 2015 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Giants,” Atlanta Review, Volume XX, No. 2, Spring / Summer 2014; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, April 2016
  • “Bookshelves,” Rune Literary Journal 2014
  • “Tutor,” Rune (online edition)
  • “Odd Birds,” Red Rock Review, Spring 2014, Issue Thirty-Three
  • “LAST FOUR DAYS!” Uppagus #5
  • “The Bastard Prince,” Dreams & Nightmares #97, January 2014; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Rat,” Spillway 21
  • “The Virgin and the Unicorn,” Star*Line #37.1, Winter 2014; reprinted in The 2015 Rhysling Anthology
  • “Herb’s Marathon,” Coal City Review 32, 2013
  • “Interregnum,” Star*Line #36.4, Autumn 2013; winner of the 2014 Rhysling Award for best long poem; reprinted in The 2014 Rhysling Anthology; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, March 2016; reprinted in The Alchemy of Stars II, November 2019
  • “The Hardest Part,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Fall/Winter 2013/2014
  • “Lego People,” Evansville Review, Volume XXIII, 2013
  • “Coffee Shop for the Solitary,” 5 AM, Issue #37
  • “Household Appliances: Junior,” Pinyon, Number 22, Spring 2013
  • “Alert,” Pinyon, Number 22, Spring 2013
  • “Problems (again),” Green Hills Literary Lantern, Volume 24, 2013
  • “Amber,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 1, 2013
  • “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” Ship of Fools, Spring 2013, No. 68
  • “Anna,” Chariton Review, Spring 2013, Vol. 36, No. 1; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “An Appeal,” Bryant Literary Review, Volume 14, 2013
  • “Red Rock Canyon,” Red Rock Review, Spring 2013, Issue Thirty-One
  • “Inside Out,” Red Rock Review, Spring 2013, Issue Thirty-One
  • “Ten Words,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 8, 2012
  • “On Reading Children’s Books,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 18, 2012
  • “Autumn Fire,” Main Street Rag, Volume 17, Number 3, Summer 2012; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, February 2015
  • “Half-Caste,” Main Street Rag, Volume 17, Number 3, Summer 2012
  • “Open Houses,” Concho River Review, Volume XXVI, Number 1, Spring 2012
  • “Before,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 20, 2011; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, April 2015
  • “On the Shelf,” Main Street Rag, Volume 16, Number 3, Summer 2011
  • “Aloud,” Main Street Rag, Volume 16, Number 3, Summer 2011
  • “Numbers,” Concho River Review, Volume XXV, Number 1, Spring 2011
  • “Monongahela River” 5 AM, issue #32
  • “No One Could Love It,” The Fourth River, Issue 7, Autumn 2010
  • “Details,” Atlanta Review, Volume XVII, No. 1, Fall/Winter 2010
  • “A Fabric Album,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Volume XI, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2010/2011
  • “Inside the Suits,” Main Street Rag, Volume 15, Number 3, Summer 2010; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 18, 2010, and also reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, April 2015; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “It’s a Small World,” Main Street Rag, Volume 15, Number 3, Summer 2010
  • “Christmas News,” Ship of Fools #64, Winter 2010
  • “All the Weird Men” and “Becoming Human,” both in 5 AM, issue #30
  • “Love Songs of Elephants,” Ship of Fools #63, Winter 2009
  • “Christmas Cards,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5 December 2009
  • “Master of Chocolate,” Atlanta Review, Volume XVI, No. 1, Fall/Winter 2009; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 143rd weekly contest); reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Fossil Light,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Volume X, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2009/2010
  • “Laryngitis,” Main Street Rag, Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 2009; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4 July 2009
  • “Conscripts,” Main Street Rag, Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 2009
  • “Property Values,” Mad Poets Review, Volume 22
  • “The Third Man,” Paper Street, October 2008
  • “Mall-Fever,” Atlanta Review, Volume XIV, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2008; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 27 December 2008; reprinted in Longman Elect (2nd Ed) Poems (Self-study) JS1-3
  • “Halfway House,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Volume IX, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2008
  • “Prayer,” The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Winter 2008
  • “Mute,” Ship of Fools #62, Winter 2007/2008
  • “Household Appliances: Iron,” Ship of Fools #62, Winter 2007/2008
  • “Green Things,” Mad Poets Review, Volume 21
  • “Cleaning Woman,” Main Street Rag, Volume 13, Number 1, Winter 2007/2008
  • “To Mary,” Concho River Review, Volume XXI, Number 1, Spring 2007
  • “Last Words,” Rosebud #38, Spring 2007
  • “Bequests from a Bachelor,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Volume VIII, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2007
  • “Consequences of the Speed of Gravitation,” Cider Press Review, Volume 8
  • “Borrowed Minute,” Main Street Rag, Volume 11, Number 4, Winter 2006/2007
  • “Call,” Main Street Rag, Volume 11, Number 4, Winter 2006/2007
  • “Homewood Cemetery,” Ship of Fools, Number 59, Spring 2006
  • “Household Appliances: In the Basement,” Ship of Fools, Number 58, Winter 2006
  • “Silk Road,” America, December 5, 2005
  • “Twenty-First Century Woman,” Concho River Review, Volume XIX, Number 2, Fall 2005
  • “Fundamentals,” The 2005 Chaffin Journal
  • “Future Poetry,” On Spec, Fall 2005
  • “Screwups,” Main Street Rag, Volume 10, Number 3, Fall 2005
  • “Relativity,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Volume VI, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2005/2006
  • “These Two Things,” White Pelican Review, Vol. 6 No. 2, Fall 2005
  • “Remnants,” Main Street Rag, Volume 10, Number 2, Summer 2005
  • “Island Voices,” Ship of Fools, Number 56, Spring 2005
  • “Office Rainbow,” Ship of Fools, Number 56, Spring 2005
  • “Humidity,” Ship of Fools, Number 56, Spring 2005
  • “I Will Not,” Ship of Fools, Number 55, Winter 2005
  • “Naturalization Oath Ceremony, March 21, 2003,” St. Anthony Messenger, Volume 112, Number 10, March 2005
  • “Divorce in Faery,” Star*Line #28.1, January/February 2005
  • “Imperial History,” Axe Factory Review #18, Fall 2004; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 148th weekly contest); reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “The Last Time,” Axe Factory Review #18, Fall 2004
  • “To a Raspberry Plant, Deceased,” Ship of Fools, #54, Winter 2004
  • “After the Party,” Ship of Fools, #54, Winter 2004
  • “After Nineteen Years Together,” The Funny Paper #74, July 2004
  • “Ode to a Dishwasher,” Ship of Fools, Number 53, Fall 2004
  • “Desiderata,” Ship of Fools, Number 53, Fall 2004
  • “The Last Family,” Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine #35, Jul/Aug/Sep 2004
  • “Generation Ship,” Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine #35, Jul/Aug/Sep 2004
  • “Cancel My Return Ticket,” Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine #35, Jul/Aug/Sep 2004
  • “Just One,” Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine #35, Jul/Aug/Sep 2004
  • “Children’s Classic,” Open Cut, an Iodine Summer Broadside, 2004
  • “Climber,” Capper’s, 27 April 2004
  • “Obsessive,” Ship of Fools, Number 52, Spring 2004
  • “Life Without Makeup,” Main Street Rag, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2004; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, April 2015
  • “After Cleaning Windows,” Main Street Rag, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2004
  • “China: Ancient Technology Exhibition,” American Scholar, Spring 2004, Vol. 73, No. 2; reprinted in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, March 2015; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Couple,” Trained Monkey Press Broadside #22, March 2004
  • “Dating Rules,” Trained Monkey Press Broadside #22, March 2004
  • “Signs and Portents,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Volume V, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2004
  • “In Between,” Pif Magazine, February 2004
  • “Guarantees,” Pif Magazine, February 2004
  • “First Impact,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 6 #2, Autumn 2003
  • “Art Will Be Appreciated,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 6 #2, Autumn 2003
  • “By the Numbers,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 6 #2, Autumn 2003
  • “Drawback of Life Extension,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 6 #2, Autumn 2003
  • “On Lying,” Ship of Fools, Number 51, Fall 2003
  • “On Leaving,” St. Anthony Messenger, Volume 111, Number 6, November 2003; reprinted in Mad Poets Review, Volume 19, 2005
  • “A Child’s Seasons,” Blind Man’s Rainbow, Volume 9, Issue 1, Autumn 2003
  • “Three,” Blind Man’s Rainbow, Volume 9, Issue 1, Autumn 2003
  • “Distant Relationships,” Pulp, Volume 2 Issue 32, October 2003
  • “Once and Now,” Pulp, Volume 2 Issue 32, October 2003
  • “The House of Pittsburgh,” Pulp, Volume 2 Issue 32, October 2003
  • “Overlooked,” Pulp, Volume 2 Issue 32, October 2003
  • “Nowhere Town,” Pulp, Volume 2 Issue 32, October 2003
  • “Truck Stop,” Pulp, Volume 2 Issue 32, October 2003
  • “Flame War,” Mythic Delirium #9, Summer/Fall 2003
  • “Our Mother,” The Funny Paper #70, September 2003; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8 May 2004
  • “Sustenance,” Red Owl #17, Autumn 2003
  • “If They Come,” Fantastic #24, Summer 2003
  • “To the Whales,” Space and Time #97, Spring 2003
  • “Backwards,” Star*Line #25.6, November/December 2002; reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Experiment Eighty-Two,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 5 #4, Autumn 2002
  • “The Travelers,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 5 #4, Autumn 2002; reprinted in Eye to the Telescope #25, July 2017
  • “Soliloquy of a Nanotech Souffle,” Mobius, Volume 17, Number 2, Fall and Winter 2002
  • “Rush Hour,” Mobius, Volume 17, Number 2, Fall and Winter 2002
  • “Insignificant Others,” 2001: A Science Fiction Poetry Anthology, 2001; reprinted in The 2002 Rhysling Anthology, June 2002; reprinted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 7 June 2003
  • “Trees,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 25 August 2001; reprinted in poetrynook.com (winner of their 150th weekly contest); reprinted in The Poetry Nook Anthology, 2019
  • “Silicon Bird,” Talebones #21, Spring 2001
  • “Fall Clearance,” The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, volume 5 #1, Spring 2001
  • “Every Other Day of the Year,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11 November 2000; reprinted in The 2001 Rhysling Anthology, April 2001; reprinted in 2001: A Science Fiction Poetry Anthology, 2001; reprinted in SF Site, February 2002; mp3 recording appeared as part of 2015 SFPA Halloween Poetry Reading

Stories published in major markets

  • “Preface to ‘Monster Hunter'” Daily Science Fiction, 6/24/2021
  • “In My Tower,” Daily Science Fiction, 6/8/2021
  • “Just Desserts,” Daily Science Fiction, 12/18/2020
  • “The Boy Who Went to Mars,” Analog, Sep/Oct 2020
  • “Redemption,” Fireside Quarterly, Summer 2020
  • “Instructions for Time Travelers,” Daily Science Fiction, 4/16/2020
  • “Charmed,” Daily Science Fiction, 11/8/2019
  • “Let’s Pretend,” Daily Science Fiction, 7/5/2019
  • “Lord Serpent,” Fireside, January 2019
  • “Forever,” Analog, Jan/Feb 2019
  • “A Retrospective on the Third Millennium,” Daily Science Fiction, 12/26/2018
  • “Keeping House,” Daily Science Fiction, 10/11/2018
  • “Extracts from the Captain’s Notes,” Analog, July/August 2018
  • “Prime Development Opportunity: Dirt,” Analog, May/June 2018
  • “Fantasy Nights,” Daily Science Fiction, 4/3/2018
  • “Dwarf Varieties,” Daily Science Fiction, 2/13/2018
  • “Sarai,” MOTA 4: Integrity, August 2004
  • “Shen’s Daughter,” Sword and Sorceress XX, Daw Books, August 2003, ISBN 0-7564-0142-9; reprinted in The Year’s Best Fantasy #4, edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, published by Eos, ISBN 0-06-052182-1
  • “Growing Pains,” MarsDust, April 2003
  • “Coming of Age,” Analog, April 2003
  • “Immigrants,” The Third Alternative #33, Winter 2003
  • “Making Fields,” 3SF issue #1, October 2002
  • “Homecoming,” The Best of the Rest 3: The Best Unknown Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2001, October 2002 (first published in “Winter Shadows and Other Tales”).
  • “New World,” Interzone #176, February 2002
  • “The Strangers,” Future Orbits #2, December 2001
  • “Crew-Dog,” Spectrum SF #7, November 2001
  • “Patterns,” Realms of Fantasy, October 2001
  • “Clever People,” Bones of the World, SFF Net, August 2001, ISBN 0-9669698-4-7, edited by Bruce Holland Rogers
  • “Luna Classifieds,” Spectrum SF #6, August 2001
  • “The Fall of the Kingdom,” Sword and Sorceress XVIII, Daw Books, May 2001, ISBN 0-88677-996-0
  • “PauseTime,” Spectrum SF #4, November 2000; reprinted online in Lightspeed Magazine, February 2013; appeared in StarShipSofa #330 podcast, 3/25/2014; reprinted in Forever Magazine, February 2018
  • “Rewind,” Terra Incognita #5, Summer 2000
  • “Murder Absolute,” The Age of Wonders, SFF Net, August 2000, ISBN 0-9669698-3-9, edited by Jeffry Dwight
  • “1-800-Clone-Me,” Altair #4, August 1999
  • “Tranquillity,” Interzone #145, July 1999
  • “Lifework,” Interzone #144, June 1999; reprinted in The Year’s Best SF #5, edited by David G. Hartwell, published by Eos, ISBN 0-06-102054-0
  • “Luna Incognita,” Amazing Stories #596, Spring 1999
  • “Cause and Consequence,” Interzone #136, October 1998
  • “The Day Before They Came,” Interzone #133, July 1998; reprinted in The Year’s Best SF #4, edited by David G. Hartwell, published by HarperPrism, ISBN 0-06-105902-1; reprinted in an Italian translation in Intercom #5, 1999; reprinted in the Polish magazine Nowa Fantastyka #202, 1999; reprinted in the Japanese magazine Hayakawa SF, March 2001
  • “Ex Terra, Ex Astris,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, May 1998
  • “Interior Landscape,” Altair #1, February 1998
  • “Puppetta,” Odyssey #1, November 1997
  • “Monstrosity,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 1997; reprinted in the CONduit 8 program book, May 1998
  • “Universal Grammar,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1997; reprinted in the Czech issue Fantasy & SF Magazin 5/1998 as “Univerzalni gramatika”; reprinted as “Universele Grammatica” in the Dutch magazine Visionair, issue #4, July 2000
  • “The Hollow Dancer,” Sword and Sorceress XIV, Daw Books, March 1997, ISBN 0-88677-741-0; reprinted in Flesh and Blood #4 in May 1999.
  • “Silent in the Cities,” Aboriginal Science Fiction #51-52, December 1996; reprinted in the Polish magazine Nowa Fantastyka #180, 1997; reprinted in Italian in Nova SF* #30, Perseo Libri. reprinted in Papyrus, May 1999.
  • “The Tinkerbell Theory,” Interzone #102, December 1995
  • “Assembly Line,” Interzone #98, August 1995; reprinted in the Polish magazine Nowa Fantastyka #180, 1997; reprinted in Electric Wine, April/May 2001
  • “Ebb Tide,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, May 1995; reprinted in the German anthology “Die Halle der neuen Gesichter,” published by Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1996, ISBN 3-453-10949-X; reprinted in Italian in Nova SF* #33, Perseo Libri. reprinted in the Dutch magazine Visionair, issue #1, July 1998; reprinted in the Spanish magazine Gigamesh, issue #21, September 1999; reprinted in the Japanese magazine Hayakawa SF, October 1999; a slighly revised version was reprinted in the SFF Net anthology, “Between the Darkness and the Fire,” August 1998, ISBN 1-880448-56-4; reprinted in the Danish fanzine Science Fiction #3, September 2004.

Stories published in semi-pro and small press markets

  • “Red,” Twilight Worlds: The Best of NewMyths Anthology Volume II, December 2020
  • “Catastrophe,” Frozen Wavelets #3, Spring 2020
  • “Wrong Turn,” DreamForge, Issue 3, September 2019
  • “Readers Auxiliary Meeting #43,” NonBinary Review #18, September 2018
  • “A Piece of Strangeness”, Tales of the Unanticipated #28, Summer 2007
  • “Luna Beat”, Tales of the Unanticipated #26, October 2005-July 2006
  • “Common Courtesy”, Kinships, Volume 1, #4, March 2002
  • “More Than Magic”, Elysian Fiction #1, June 2001
  • “On the Irritating…”, Tales of the Unanticipated #22, April 2001
  • “Birthdays”, Kinships #1, March 2001
  • “Insight”, Space & Time #93, Spring 2001
  • “To the Maxi-Blender 3000, Serial Number 1-498-86”, On Spec, Winter 2000
  • “Dragonslayer”, Dark Regions #14, Winter/Spring 2000
  • “No-Name in the Long Winter”, On Spec, Winter 1999
  • “The Mother”, Waxing & Waning #1, Fall 1999; reprinted in Waxing & Waning, Volume 2, issue #1, Nov/Dec 2002
  • “The Turtle God”, Tales of the Unanticipated #20, August 1999; reprinted in Hebrew in Bli Panika, August 2004
  • “Vigil”, Talebones #15, Spring 1999
  • “Courtly Love”, TransVersions #10, March 1999
  • “The God on the Glass Cross”, Galaxy, February 1999
  • “Slush”, Pirate Writings #17, February 1999
  • “To Have and to Hold”, Dark Regions #10, November 1998
  • “The Three Kingdoms”, Talebones #12, July 1998
  • “Heron”, TransVersions #8/9, June 1998
  • “Roadside Stop”, Pirate Writings #15, December 1997
  • “One Small Step”, Pirate Writings #14, July 1997; reprinted in The 2nd Coming, The Best of Pirate Writings Volume 2, December 2003
  • “On the Making of Treaties” Space & Time #87, Summer 1997
  • “The Mural” Freezer Burn #7, February 1997
  • “Not Another Unicorn” Distant Journeys, November 1996
  • “Zero”, Pirate Writings #12, November 1996
  • “The Voice” Deathrealm #28, Summer 1996
  • “Hillun of Troy” Plot Magazine #5, April 1996
  • “Mail-a-Day” Pirate Writings #9, February 1996
  • “The Dragonfly”, Pirate Writings #8, November 1995
  • “Shelter” Midnight Journeys, July 1995
  • “Memory’s Child” On Spec, Summer 1995
  • “Dry Water” Random Realities #7, June 1995; reprinted in Little Green Men #2, Summer 1996; reprinted in Lost Ages Chronicle, October 1999
  • “Conversation Pieces” Beyond #2, June/July 1995; reprinted in Electric Wine Vol. 1, #4, May/June 2000
  • “Unity” The Blind Spot, April 1995
  • “Pandora’s Dogs”, Dream Forge, April 1995, issue #4; reprinted in eSCENE 1996, July 1996; reprinted in Eclectica Vol. 1, #5, February 1997
  • “Seeing Deeper” Thirteenth Moon, March 1995; reprinted in Mind’s Eye Fiction, April 1996
  • “Voices in the Wind” Star Tiger #9, November 1994; reprinted in Mind’s Eye Fiction, June 1997
  • “Afternoon Story” Vision SF #18, August 1994; reprinted in Dream Forge, October 1995, issue #10
  • “Companion on the Road” Random Realities #5, June 1994
  • “Winter Shadows” Just Write, March 1994
  • “Marna-Li” Random Realities #3, June 1993; reprinted in Intermix, December 1995
  • “Gift” Strange Days #5, October 1992

Forthcoming work

I have work forthcoming in:-

  • Analog
  • Asimov’s Science Fiction
  • Constellations
  • Daily Science Fiction
  • Green Hills Literary Lantern
  • Magazine of Speculative Poetry
  • NewMyths.com
  • Penumbric
  • Red Rock Review
  • Ship of Fools
  • Uncanny
  • Uppagus

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