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Skinny Dipping

Long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and finalist for the Crawford Award. Title short story listed for the 2000 O. Henry award.

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Philip Sidney Game,” Interfictions Online, Fall 2013.

“Wildfires of Antarctica,” Asimov’s, November 2013

“Cudgel Springs,” Blue Penny Quarterly, Summer 2013. (Video talking about story)

“Unable to Reach You,” Glitter and Mayhem, August 2013.

A Rendition,” Spolia, Issue 1, 2013.

“The Flowering Ape,” Asimov’s, June 2012.

“Walking Stick Fires,” Asimov’s, June 2011.

Tyrannia,” Strange Horizons, November 2009.

“(*_*) ~~~ (-_-): The Warp and the Woof,” Interfictions 2 (Delia Sherman and Chris Barzak, eds.), Small Beer Press, November 2009.

“Taiga, Taiga, Burning Bright,” Bandersnatch (Paul Tremblay and Sean Wallace, eds.), Fall 2007.

“Dancing in a House,” Caketrain, Fall 2007.

“Plight of the Sycophant,” Logorrhea (Bantam Spectra, John Klima, ed.), May 2007. Buy the book.

“Gepetto Kiln,” Talebones 34, January 2007.

“Meet the Elms,” Journal of Mythic Arts. Read the story.

“The Exchanges,” Crowd. December 2006.

“Have You Any Wool,” All Star Stories: Twenty Epics (All Star Stories). July 2006.

“The Centaur,” Spoiled Ink, July 2005. Read the story.

“Tetrarchs,” Strange Horizons, May 2004. Read the story.

“A Keeper,” Electric Velocipede #6, April 2004. Locus Recommended Reading List.

“Salting the Map,” Fortean Bureau, December 2003. Read the story.

“Our Byzantium,” Polyphony 3 (Wheatland Press), November 2003.

“Child Assassin,” One Story, Summer 2003.

“Fuming Woman,” Trampoline, Small Beer Press anthology (Kelly Link, ed.) May 2003.

“Comachrome,” Talebones, Fall 2002. Review by Bluejack.

“The Caliber,” Santa Monica Review, Fall 2002.

“A Number of Hooves,” Rabid Transit: New Fiction by the Ratbastards, May 2002. Order chapbook.

“Shepherd’s Calendar,” Strange Horizons, April 2002. Read the story. Review on Tangent.

“I Remember the Catsuit Kids,” …is this a cat?, Fortress of Words, March 2002. Reviews on Project Pulp and Tangent.

“Cuttlefish,” Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet #8, June 2001. Honorable Mention, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.

“The Excavation,” Minnesota Monthly, June 2001. Read the story. Honorable Mention, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.

“Last Call in Temperance,” Strange Horizons, February 2001. Read the story. Review at Wavelengths.

“The Friendly Giants,” 3rd Bed #4, Spring 2001.

“If I Leap I Shall Fall Into My Hands,” Altair 6/7, Fall 2000. Read the story.

“Crossing the View of Delft,” LC-39 #3, Fall 2000. Review on SF Site.

“Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead,” Fence, Fall 1999. Shortlisted for 2000 O. Henry award.