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They Say There’s No Room for Immigrants While Desperate Rural Towns Lie Empty All Across the Western World

Here's a thing I keep noticing, and it drives me nuts. In Italy, a ship captain is arrested for bringing immigrants to shore after rescuing from them near death at sea: The number of migrants reaching Italy's shores has drastically diminished - just 2,800 so far this year - and the country is now led… Continue reading They Say There’s No Room for Immigrants While Desperate Rural Towns Lie Empty All Across the Western World

Announcements

A Little About My Story “Apocalypse Considered Through a Helix of Semiprecious Foods and Recipes” Now Out in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

My latest short story is out in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. When I first started writing short stories, back in the 90s, F&SF was one of the 'big three' that I really wanted to get a story in to cross off my bucket list. The big three were Asimov's, F&SF, and Analog.… Continue reading A Little About My Story “Apocalypse Considered Through a Helix of Semiprecious Foods and Recipes” Now Out in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

Writing

100 Years of Writer’s Digest (#WritersDigest100): Some Thoughts

Writer's Digest is celebrating its 100th anniversary, which is pretty epic. At the same time, the parent company of F&W is also declaring bankruptcy. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... I've been at the writing game since the early 1990s. I was a teenager when I first mailed off… Continue reading 100 Years of Writer’s Digest (#WritersDigest100): Some Thoughts

Announcements, Writing

A Little About My Latest Story “Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex” (Launching Today in New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color)

I have a new story out in the world today. It is called "Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex" and you can find in the anthology New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color, edited by Nisi Shawl. I was very honored when Nisi reached out to me to see if I would write a story… Continue reading A Little About My Latest Story “Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex” (Launching Today in New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color)