“Antarctica” is now available to read in Clarkesworld!

My story, “Antarctica,” is now available to read in Clarkesworld!


…and check out this lovely cover—Pizza Break by Tomas Kral!!

I could certainly use a drone-delivered pizza right now. (But… does the robot need pizza? Or is it some robot-oriented equivalent of food?)

Nom nom nom. 🍕🍕🍕

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Nice nostalgic feel to it, even if it’s futuristic. Reminds me of the 1932 photo, Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam)

—with thanks to Neil Clarke and the editorial team!

“Nutrition Facts” is now available in Uncanny!

My story, “Nutrition Facts,” is now out in Uncanny Magazine!



…and it’s available for listening in audio form! (narrated by Joy Piedmont)

Also, Editor Lynne Thomas interviews me in the podcast!

—with thanks to Joy, Lynne and Michael and the Uncanny editorial team!


“Jewels for Expression” is available to read in Daily Science Fiction!

I’m happy to announce that “Jewels for Expression” is available to read in Daily Science Fiction! It was published last month on their website and delivered straight into inboxes (by e-owl post? I’d like to think so–flap, flap, flap!).

—with thanks to Michele-Lee Barasso and Jonathan Laden and the DSF editorial team

Original photo by Aung Soe Min


Stories, poems and more!

I’ve been taking a bit of a social media breather, but thought I’d stop in and provide some updates from the last few months:


I’m happy to announce that my story, “Fresh and Imminent Taste of Cucumbers,” is now available to read with the purchase of the latest issue of Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet (No. 39).



“Bristling Skim,” a short story, is now available to read in the Upper Rubber Boots anthology, Sharp & Sugar Tooth, edited by Octavia Cade.



“Self-Deconstructing Smart Luggage Held at Gate 46A,” a flash story, is now available to read in the Wagonbridge Publishing anthology, Lost & Found, edited by Terri Karsten.
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My flash story, “Donut Dimension,” is now available to read with a subscription to Factor Four Magazine.


Deep Signal anthology (with my story “Migration”) editor Eric Olive has posted a video of the digital proof of the printed copy being flipped through.



Little Blue Marble, specializing on climate fiction, will soon be publishing my story, “Seedless.”


My poem, “Toledo,” is up on Strange Horizons. Podcast available, too.StrangeHorizons_Toledo_poem_DAXiaolinSpires.png


…and I got some poetry award nominations.

Wheewwww. Pretty excited about all this. 🙂