Author Biography and Bibliography

Awards

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, 2004

Writers of the Future, First Place, 2003 (volume XIX)


Award Nominations

World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Anthology (Polyphony 4 with Deborah Layne), 2005

Hugo Nominee for Best Novella, "Into the Gardens of Sweet Night," 2004

World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Nonprofessional Editor (with Deborah Layne), 2004


Publications by Date

Sep. 2005

"Approaching Genre," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction, with Ruth Nestvold)

"The Canadian Who Came Almost All the Way Home From the Stars," SciFiction (with Ruth Nestvold)


Aug. 2005

Rocket Science, Fairwood Press (novel)

"Visiting Bad Town," Interaction Program Book (with Ruth Nestvold)

"What Happened to Hyperfiction," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction, with Ruth Nestvold)


Jul. 2005

"Fat Jack and the Spider Clown," Black Gate #8

"Guests of Honor, Ghosts of Honor," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction, with Ruth Nestvold)

"Life in the Pit of Bones," Space Squid #1

"The Rivers of Eden," Futurismic (with Ruth Nestvold)


Jun. 2005

"Dry Hearts, Dreaming," Rode Hard, Put Away Wet (reprint)

"The Lizard of Ooze," Flytrap #4

"Martyr's Carnival," Asimov's

"The Hangman Isn't Hanging," Lone Star Stories

"Electronic Community and the End of the Lone Writer," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction, with Ruth Nestvold)


May 2005

"Engendering Utopia," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction, with Ruth Nestvold)

"For You Will Go On," Aeon #3


Apr. 2005

"An Evening at the Hotel da Volta," Tesseraction/Rising Tide/warfleet.net

"Dancing in the Light of Giants," Realms of Fantasy

"Eggs for Dinner," Fantastic Companions, ed. Julie Czerneda

"Is Slipstream Just a Fancy Word for Voice?," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction, with Ruth Nestvold)


Mar. 2005

"Browsing in the Month of Lightly Done," Irregular Quarterly #1

"Characters Real and Imagined," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction)

"Genre is Dead, Long Live Genre," Aeon #2 (nonfiction)

"Twilight of the Odd," Journal of Pulse-Pounding Narratives II (reprint)


Feb. 2005

"The Angel's Daughter," Fantasy: The Best of 2004, iBooks (reprint)

"The Trick of Disaster," B.E.M. (reprint in Spanish)


Jan. 2005

"The Passing of Guests," The Dramaturges of the Yann (reprint in Greek)


Nov. 2004

"Mongolian Death Worm Infestation," The Thackeray T. Lambshead Guide to Eccentric and Discredited Diseases, Tor (UK) (reprint)

"The Soul Bottles," Leviathan 4, Ministry of Whimsy Press


Oct. 2004

All-Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories, edited with David Moles, Wheatland Press/All-Star Stories

"The Dying Dream of Water," Flytrap #3

"The Goat Cutter," The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol. 15, Carroll & Graf (UK) (reprint)

"How the Hugo Awards Ruined My Life," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction)

"A Mythic Fear of the Sea," Aeon #1

Polyphony 4, edited with Deborah Layne, Wheatland Press


Sep. 2004

"Dreams of the White City," Interzone #194


Aug. 2004

American Sorrows, Wheatland Press/Scorpius Digital (collection)

"Ancient Wine," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books

"The Angel's Daughter," Realms of Fantasy

"Arrange the Bones," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"Benno on Hollywood," Futurismic

"Christmas Season," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"Citius, Altius, Fortius," Olympic Stories (Greek language)

"Crimson Mud, Drying Blood," Lone Star Stories

"Daddy's Caliban," American Sorrows, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"Daddy's Caliban," The Third Alternative #39

"Dogs in the Moonlight," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (collection)

"The Goat Cutter," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"Gratitude," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"Hitching to Aurora," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"Into the Gardens of Sweet Night," American Sorrows, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"Like Cherries in the Dark," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"Mama She Truck," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"Mr. Heaven," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"Naked and Homeless on Golgotha," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"Our Lady of American Sorrows," American Sorrows

"The Oxygen Man," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"Pax Agricola," Dogs in the Moonlight, Prime Books (reprint)

"The River Knows Its Own," American Sorrows, Wheatland Press

"Shattering Angels," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"Sparrows, Two for a Penny," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"Twilight of the Odd," Dogs in The Moonlight, Prime Books

"The Water Castle," Realms of Fantasy


Jul. 2004

"Benedice Te," Challenging Destiny #18

"Echoing Teapots," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction)

"Jack's House," The Best of Strange Horizons: Year 2, Lethe Press (reprint)

"Mr. Scalpel and Mr. Gloves and the Cancer at the Heart of the World," Fusing Horizons #3


Jun. 2004

"Adagio for Flames and Jealousy," Fortean Bureau

"Clown Eggs," Apex & Abyss

"A Conspiracy of Dentists," Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet #14

"June," Ideomancer


May 2004

"Apologising to the Concrete," Nemonymous #4

"May," Ideomancer

"What Mr. Maillet Really Meant to Tell Me," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction)


Apr. 2004

Interviewed by Jim Palmer, Strange Horizons

"The Algebra of Heaven," Full Unit Hookup #5

"The Angle of My Dreams," Lone Star Stories (reprint)

"April," Ideomancer

"The Git, the Dog, the Fish and the Gray," Electric Velocipede #6

Green Grow the Rushes-Oh, Fairwood Press (reprint)

"The Redundant Order of the Night," Revolution SF

"The Rose Egg," Postscripts #1

"Slime Time in Stumptown," Mars Dust

"Speciation," Ideomancer


Mar. 2004

"Cutting Out All the Parts That Aren't Interesting: Ray Vukcevich, Secret Master of Style," Internet Review of Science Fiction (nonfiction)

"Headed West," Fundamentally Challenged

"Jesus and the Cowboys," Dragons, Knights and Angels

"March," Ideomancer

"Pax Agricola," Lone Star Stories

"Requiem Ascendant," Continuum SF, Issue 1


Feb. 2004

"Beer of the Damned," Fortean Bureau

"Champy's Monster Bitter," Fortean Bureau

"February," Ideomancer

"Keel's Mothman Lager," Fortean Bureau

"Mandrill's Ass Red," Fortean Bureau

"Old Ghengis Two-Steppe," Fortean Bureau

"Stinkpot's Private Reserve," Fortean Bureau

"Tiny Flowers and Rotten Lace," Realms of Fantasy


Jan. 2004

"January," Ideomancer

"The Oxygen Man," On Spec

"Sloe-Eyed Jacks and Homicide Kings," Chiaroscuro

"Those Boiled Bones," Apex & Abyss


Dec. 2003

"For the Twelve," Strange Horizons

"The Set of All Even Primes," Fortean Bureau


Nov. 2003

"Eleven Went to Heaven," Strange Horizons


Oct. 2003

"The Angle of My Dreams," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"The Beauty of Our Weapons," Full Unit Hookup, Issue 4

"The Courtesy of Guests," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"Deka Logos," Strange Horizons

"Dogs in the Moonlight," Fortean Bureau

"Eglantine's Time," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"G.O.D.," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press

"Glass: A Love Story," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press

"The Goat Cutter," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press

Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (collection)

"Iron Heaven," Intracities, Issue 1

"Jack's House," Greetings From Lake Wu (reprint)

"Like Cherries in the Dark," Flytrap, Issue 1

"Mongolian Death Worm Infestation," The Thackeray T. Lambshead Guide to Eccentric and Discredited Diseases, Nightshade Books

"The Murasaki Doctrine," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press

"The Passing of Guests," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

Polyphony 3, edited with Deborah Layne, Wheatland Press

"The Scent of Rotting Roses," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

Tall Spirits, Blocking the Night," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"The Trick of Disaster," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press (reprint)

"Who Sing But Do Not Speak," Greetings From Lake Wu, Wheatland Press


Sep. 2003

"Brightly Shining," Strange Horizons

"The Cleansing Fire of God," Strange Horizons


Aug. 2003

"All Our Heroes Are Bastards," The Third Alternative, Issue 35

"Aprill, With His Shoures Soote," Strange Horizons

"Erumption," Fantasque

"Into the Gardens of Sweet Night," Writers of the Future, Volume XIX

"Over the Walls of Eden," Descant, Issue 122


Jul. 2003

"The Angle of My Dreams," Revolution SF (reprint)

"Stars in the Sky," Strange Horizons


Jun. 2003

"The Decline of Purpose," Fortean Bureau

Interviewed by Mikal Trimm, Ideomancer

"Lights in the Evening Sky Like the Promise of Heaven," Full Unit Hookup, Issue 3

"Proud Walkers," Strange Horizons

"Spending Money," Aoife's Kiss


May 2003

"The Courtesy of Guests," Ideomancer (reprint)

"The Symbols at Their Doors," Strange Horizons


Apr. 2003

Interviewed by Mikal Trimm, Ideomancer

"Dry Hearts, Dreaming," ibodi (reprint)

"Gospel Truth," Strange Horizons

"A Hero for the Dark Towns," Album Zutique

"In Defeat of Transcendent Epiphany," Ideomancer

Polyphony 2, edited with Deborah Layne, Wheatland Press

"Under the Purplefan Trees," Revolution SF


Mar. 2003

"Three the Rivals," Strange Horizons


Feb. 2003

"Dressed All in Green-Oh," Strange Horizons


Jan. 2003

"One Is All Alone," Strange Horizons


Dec. 2002

"Jack's House," Strange Horizons

"Naked and Homeless on Golgotha," Aoife's Kiss

"Tall Spirits, Blocking the Night," Talebones, Issue 25


Nov. 2002

"Arrange the Bones," Say … Was That a Kiss, Issue 2

"Last Man on the Moon," The Martian Wave

"The Scent of Rotting Roses," Strange Horizons


Oct. 2002

"The Courtesy of Guests," The Dramatourges of the Yann (reprint in Greek)

"Eglantine's Time," Dark Terrors 6


Sep. 2002

"The Passing of Guests," Beyond the Last Star


Aug. 2002

"The Courtesy of Guests," Roadworks (reprint)

Polyphony, edited with Deborah Layne, Wheatland Press


Jun. 2002

"Christmas Season," Strange Horizons


Apr. 2002

"The Trick of Disaster," Ideomancer

"The Trouble With Bunnies," Terror Tales


Mar. 2002

"Dry Hearts, Dreaming," Clean Sheets


Jan. 2002

"Watch the Pretty Girls, Kid," The Third Alternative, Issue 29


Sep. 2001

"The Courtesy of Guests," Bones of the World


Undated

"Epithalamium," Flashshots

"Esperance," Flashshots

"Ort," Flashshots

"Placer," Flashshots

"Poikilothermic," Flashshots