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Recent News

4/1/2014 - "Eine Kleine Nachtfilm" sold to Galaxy's Edge.

3/30/2014 - Joined SFWA as active member.

3/12/2014 - Edited and published roundtable on Samuel R. Delany at Locus blog.

3/10/2014 - The Los Angeles Review of Books published my essay "Iron and Chromium" on five key novels by Norman Spinrad.

2/19/2014 - SF Signal published a Mind Meld on "The Best & Worst Genre Movie Adaptations," to which I contributed.

2/14/2014 - "Fires of Night" sold to the Dark Expanse anthology Surviving the Collapse, which will be published in March 2014.

1/24/2014 - Edited and published roundtable on "Planetary Writing" for Locus blog.

1/9/2014 - My interview with Nancy Kress and Jack Skillingstead appeared on the Locus blog.

12/23/2013 - I was interviewed by Unlikely Story.

12/19/2013 - My interview with Joe Haldeman appeared on the Locus blog.

12/9/2013 - My short story "Hot and Cold" sold to Analog and will be published sometime in 2014.

11/22/2013 - "The Wall Garden" has been published by The Journal of Unlikely Entomology, Issue #7.

11/19/2013 - "The Wall Garden" sold to The Journal of Unlikely Entomology and will be published in Issue #7.

11/14/2013 - "Coffee in End Times," a collaboration with Alex Shvartsman, has sold to Nature. Will appear in 2014.

11/1/2013 - Issue #5 of Galaxy's Edge has been published. It includes my story "All Quiet on the Golden Front."

10/28/2013 - Strange Horizons has published my in-depth review of Benjamin Roy Lambert's short story "Division of Labor."

10/22/2013 - The Autumn 2013 issue of Star*Line (issue 36.4) has appeared, and it includes my two poems "Re-Obsolete" and "Arcadia 2529."

9/4/2013 - SF Signal has published my interview with Will McIntosh.

7/25/2013 - Sold two poems, "Re-Obsolete" and "Arcadia 2529," to Star*Line, the magazine of the Science Fiction Poetry Association.

7/17/2013 - Strange Horizons has published my review of Jack Skillingstead's Life on the Preservation.

6/24/2013 - The Los Angeles Review of Books has published my review of The Very Best of Barry N. Malzberg.

6/3/2013 - Strange Horizons has published my review of Simon Morden's The Curve of the Earth.

5/23/2013 - SF Signal has published my interview with Ellen Datlow.

4/29/2013 - Sold "All Quiet Along the Golden Front" to Mike Resnick for publication in Galaxy's Edge. Tentative publication date is October (Issue #5).

2/22/2013 - WHEN THE BLUE SHIFT COMES, with Robert Silverberg, received a 2012 BookGateway.com Booky Award.