NIGHT, RAIN, AND NEON cyberpunk anthology available for preorder

My story, “VR Enclave,” is included in the cyberpunk anthology by Newcon Press, Night, Rain, and Neon, edited by Michael Cobley.

Many thanks to Ian Whates and the editing and publishing team.

The anthology is now available for preorder here.

Featuring stories by:

by Keith Brooke, Eric Brown, Louise Carey, Joseph Elliott-Coleman, Gary Gibson, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Stewart Hotston, Tim Maughan, Ian McDonald, Callum McSorley, Simon Morden, T.R. Napper, Al Robertson, Justina Robson, Gavin G. Smith, Jeremy Szal, Danie Ware, Corey J. White and yours truly!



Just thought I’d swing in and say that I’m at DisCon III!

Ping me to say hi.

Enjoyed the Medieval Dance last night and chats with writers. My plan is to be walking with the stars this morning at 9 a.m. and then enjoying the con from there.

Hope to see you here in D.C.!

Balticon appearance!

I’ll be appearing in several Balticon events at the end of May, including panels and a reading. It will be virtual and free this year. Balticon 55 is soliciting donations through GoFundMe.

Balticon 55: The Maryland Regional Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Here is the schedule of virtual events in which I will be appearing (all times are in Eastern Standard Time):

Saturday, May 29, 10 am

Advances in Tech vs Your Spec Fic


Anne Gray (moderator), Doug Dluzen, D.A. Xiaolin Spires, Marie Vibbert, Don Sakers

Saturday, May 29, 11:30 am

Affirming Representation of Marginalized People

Mount Washington

Gabriella Etoniru (moderator), Devin Randall, Mary Fan, Lee Murray, D.A. Xiaolin Spires

Sunday, May 30, 11:30 am

Projected Futures of Food, Drink, and Utensils

Pride of Baltimore II

D.A. Xiaolin Spires (moderator), Beth Morris Tanner, Marie Vibbert

Sunday, May 30, 5:30 pm

How to Incorporate Critique

Mount Washington

Doc Coleman (moderator), Mark L. Van Name, Devin Randall, D.A. Xiaolin Spires, C. L. Polk

Monday, May 31, 1 pm

Reading: D.A. Xiaolin Spires

Excited to be there in the virtual space, meeting you all! See you there!!