Short Fiction

[41.] “The Wandering Warriors”, in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, 2018.

[40.] "Kitty Hawk", in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, March/April 2017 issue

[39.] "English Wildlife", in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2015 issue

[38.] "Bound", reprint sale, in Best of Horror Library, edited by R.J. Cavender, from Cutting Block Press. available from Amazon in Kindle or print version, April 2015.

[37.] "The Visionaries of Bedlam" - in Apollo’s Daughters, edited by Bryan Young, from Silence in the Library Publishing, available from Amazon in print or ebook version, March 2015.

[36.] "The Clockwork Caesar", in The Beast Within 4: Gears and Growls, October 2014, edited by Jennifer Brozek, from Graveside Tales

[35.] "The Mongolian Book of the Dead", in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2012 issue

(Featured in Locus's Recommended Reading List for 2012)
(Featured in Tangent Online's Recommended Reading List for 2012)
(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 30" by Gardner Dozois)
(Honorable Mention in "Best Horror of the Year, Vol. Five" by Ellen Datlow)

[34.] "Leap of Faith", in Realms of Fantasy, August 2011 issue (available for purchase in PDF format for $3.99)

(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 29" by Gardner Dozois)

[33.] "The Flower", in Scape E-Zine Issue #1, April 2011 (PDF)

[32.] "Bridges", reprint sale,in "Best New Vampire Tales, Vol.1", edited by James Roy Daley, from Books of the Dead Press; available from Amazon in Kindle or print version, March 2011

[31.] "A Thousand Cuts", in Daily Flash 2011: 365 Days of Flash Fiction, available from Pill Hill Press, released in November 2010

[30.] "High Art", online at Abyss and Apex, Issue 36, 4th Quarter 2010

(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 28" by Gardner Dozois)

[29.] "Saint's-Paw", in Realms of Fantasy, October 2010 issue (available for purchase in PDF format for $3.99)

[28.] "A Clash of Eagles", in Panverse Two, edited by Dario Ciriello, released in September 2010 by Panverse Publishing

(Winner of the 2010 Sidewise Award for Alternate History, Short Form)
(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 28" by Gardner Dozois)

[27.] "Kristin, with Caprice", online at PodCastle, episode 101, dated 27th April 2010, read by Norm Sherman. (Appeared in print as [16.] below)

[26.] "Wearing the Dead", online at Pseudopod, episode 190, dated 15th April 2010, read by Kris Johnson. (Appeared in print as [22.] below.)

[25.] "Delusion's Song" in Panverse One, edited by Dario Ciriello, released in October 2009 by Panverse Publishing

(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 27" by Gardner Dozois)
Bibliophile Stalker Awards: listed as one of the three best novellas of 2009 by influential reviewer Charles Tan

[24.] "Fossil Fuels" in Realms of Fantasy, February 2009 issue

[23.] "Quartet, with Mermaids" online at Abyss and Apex, Issue 25, First Quarter 2008

(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 26" by Gardner Dozois)
(Honorable Mention in "Best Horror of the Year, Vol. One" by Ellen Datlow)

[22.] "Wearing the Dead" in the new edition of Book of Dead Things, edited by Tina Jens and Eric M. Cherry, released in summer 2007 by Twilight Tales

(Honorable Mention in "Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 21" by Kelly Link, Gavin Grant, and Ellen Datlow)

[21.] "A Trade in Serpents" in Realms of Fantasy, August 2007 issue

(Featured in Locus's Recommended Reading List for 2007)

(Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 25" by Gardner Dozois)

[20.] "Bound" in Horror Library Vol 2, edited by R.J. Cavender and Vincent VanAllen, released in spring 2007 by Cutting Block Press

[19.] "Safe Haven" in Science Fiction Chronicle, September 2006, issue 267, vol. 28, no.3, p.55

[18.] "The Happiest Day" in The Greatest Chapbook Ever, an anthology of the Mid-Atlantic Horror Professionals, released in 2004

[17.] "Sailing to the Temple" in Low Port, an original anthology from Meisha Merlin, eds. Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, released in fall 2003. Available from Amazon.com.

[16.] "Kristin, with Caprice" in Realms of Fantasy, August 2003 issue

[15.] "Golgotha" in Paradox, issue 1, April 15 2003.

[14.] "Bridges" in Dark Regions, May 2001, issue 16

[13.] "When Centaurs Dance" in Adventures of Sword and Sorcery, Winter 1998, issue 5, p.4

[12.] "Behind the Wheel" in Crimson online magazine, 1998, issue 1, p.5

[11.] "Moments of Truth" in Realms of Fantasy, June 1998, vol. 4, issue 5, p.50

[10.] "The Quantum Physics of Woodland Sprites" in The Leading Edge, February 1998 (mislabeled August 1995 on the cover), issue 35, p.17

[9.] "Feathers" in Night Terrors, November 1997, issue 5, p.45

(Honorable Mention in Year's Best Fantasy & Horror #11, ed. Datlow & Windling, 1997)

[8.] "Wings," in Writers of the Future Vol. 13. Bridge Publications, Inc. 1997. ISBN 1-57318-064-5 (pb). p. 335. Available from Amazon.com.

[7.] "Vox Vampirica" in Erotica Vampirica, ed. Cecilia Tan. Circlet Press, Inc. 1996. ISBN 1-885865-08-2, p.125

[6.] "The Smooth Man" in A Nightmare's Dozen: Stories from the Dark, ed. Michael Stearns. A Jane Yolen book. Harcourt Brace & Co. 1996. ISBN 0-15-201247-8 (hc). p. 141. Available from Amazon.com

(Honorable Mention in Year's Best Fantasy & Horror #10, ed. Datlow & Windling, 1996)

(Also available in a Danish edition, entitled "Den Skaldede Mand" in En Lyd I Natten, published by Gyldendal, 1996. ISBN 87-00-29418-7 (pb))

[5.] "The Game, and After" in Terminal Fright, Summer 1996, issue 12, p. 25

[4.] "Cleopatra's Dogs" in S/M Pasts, ed. Cecilia Tan. Circlet Press, Inc. 1995. ISBN 1-885685-06-6, p. 50

[3.] "Nanotuned" (poem) in Argonaut, Summer 1995, #20, p. 30

[2.] "By the Lake, Near the Sky" in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, Winter 1994, issue 22 (vol. 6, #2), p. 24

[1.] "The Breath of Princes" in A Wizard's Dozen: Stories of the Fantastic, ed. Michael Stearns. A Jane Yolen Book. Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993, ISBN 0-15-200965-5 (hc), 0-590-86542-0 (pb), p. 99. Available from Amazon.com