As some of you know, I’m married to Janice Okoomian, Ph.D., a professor of English and Gender & Women’s Studies at Rhode Island College. The Armenian Mirror-Spectator just published her insightful article, “Armenian Americans and the Construction of Whitness”. Link to the article here: https://mirrorspectator.com/2020/07/06/armenian-americans-and-the-construction-of-whiteness/
Since 2007 or so, my “blogging,” such as it was, took place on LiveJournal, first under the fanfic handle Rhetoretician and then under my own name. When I began using Twitter and Facebook in 2009, I gradually began to post my more serious and “important” articles there, using LiveJournal less […]
Because my ability to edit my Writertopia page seems to have vanished, I am now "transferring my flag," as it were, to LJ. From now on, my bibliography will appear here (until and unless I get a web site of my own): Collections: Anthems Outside Time and Other Strange Voices […]
You can now read my story "The Plausibility of Dragons" live on Lightspeed Magazine!
I just got the word that is going to buy my story "Selected Program Notes from the Retrospective Exhibition of Theresa Rosenberg Latimer" for Clockwork Phoenix 4. Very happy. This is my second sale to Mike; my story "Lineage" appeared in Clockwork Phoenix 3 in 2010. My 2012 report […]
Joyously I spread the word that time_shark has launched his Kickstarter project for Clockwork Phoenix 4! Mike’s own LJ post about it is here.
Here are my five short stories that are eligible for the Nebula Award this year. Three of them are currently available for free online, and the other two have been posted to the appropriate SFWA forums. “The Mannequin’s Itch“, The Pedestal Magazine #67 (December 21, 2011). (Audio version available at […]
Stories by some of my friends that are now available for your reading pleasure: by Heather Albano: "The Dark Season" in More Scary Kisses (edited by Liz Grzyb) By Liz Argall: "A Study in Flesh and Mind" in Daily Science Fiction by Grady Hendrix: Satan Loves You (digital […]
My short story "Lineage," which is part of Clockwork Phoenix 3, is now available in its entirety at The Fantasy Book Critic. This is part of a promotion that includes a free givaway of two copies of CP3. So you can read my story for free and enter to win […]
My tiny collection "Six Drabbles of Separation" is now live on The Drabblecast #172, as part of Trifecta XIII, labeled Stories from the Apocalypse. If you want to hear my six pieces by themselves, they begin at 11:33 on the recording (about 1/3 of the way through), and continue for […]
Mishell Baker‘s weird, sexy and thought-provoking story "Throwing Stones" is now up on Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Highly recommended.