I still can't believe it! My novella, "Philia, Eros, Storge, Agápe, Pragma" has been nominated for Best Novella! And the entire ballot is, appropriately, FIRE!!! You can read the announcement and full ballot here. You can read the story here. Voting is now open to everyone, and you can find the form on the announcement … Continue reading I Am An Ignyte Award Finalist!
You have until 8pm EST tonight, Feb 15, to vote for my novella, 'Philia, Eros, Storge, Agape, Pragma' to win the Clarkesworld Readers Poll for favourite story of 2021! Follow the link and vote for your order of preference for favourite story and cover. It only takes a couple minutes. I recommend you read and … Continue reading Last Chance to Vote for Clarkesworld Readers Poll!
I hope you'll forgive me for not updating regularly. I wasn't feeling up to it after my surgery. But I'm doing great, and now I have a ton of good news to share! In January, Clarkesworld published the third in my series of novellas set in an explicitly Trinidadian futureverse that I call Kairi/Grandmaster. 'Bishop's … Continue reading The Locus Awards, Clarkesworld, SFWA Bundle and More
So this one has been a long while coming, but honestly, it's just that everything happened so fast. In late September of last year, I noticed a bump on my breast. It was like a pimple but nothing happened when I poked at it. I went to my GP, and then got an ultrasound, and … Continue reading The Dreaded C-Word
Had an amazing thing happen this past weekend. On Saturday, I sold a dark fantasy story to the new Death in The Mouth horror anthology. 'A Bonfire In The Night' is about a girl who can't quite get rid of a jumbie. And then on Sunday, I sold a novella, 'Bishops Opening' to the prestigious … Continue reading Two New Stories On The Way!
Just a short note to say, I will be at the 39th West Indian Literature Conference, held by the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies, this coming Saturday 30th October at 10:00am AST/EST. As a spotlighted author for their 'Contemporary Currents in Caribbean Literature' theme, I'm excited to talk with those … Continue reading West Indian Literature Conference
Yes, I'm a week late. Blame it on exhaustion lol. It's hell-hot here in the Caribbean these past couple of months, and getting up the energy to do anything is TOUGH. But I have much good news to share! My story, FIRE IN HIS EYES, BLOOD ON THIS TEETH, which was first published in the … Continue reading When it Rains, it Pours…Bumper Edition!
Tomorrow, I have a featured BookBub deal for my novel, LEX TALIONIS! In anticipation of that, LEX TALIONIS is now reduced across all e-platforms and is just 99 cents! In the UK, it's a paltry 77p! I'm very excited to see how this goes, and if having a deal on the weekend instead of the … Continue reading Sale! Sale! Sale!
(See what I did there...:) It's that time of year again! FIYAHCON and the IGNYTE Awards are back! FIYAHCON begins with a welcome THIS Thursday 16 September, 2021, and then kicks off for real the next day, Friday. One of the best new conventions around, it was established by, and for, BIPOC artists and their … Continue reading FIYAHCON IGNYTES!
Just a note that today is the US launch of the new anthology, THE BEST OF WORLD SF, with me, Lavie Tidhar, Silvia Morena-Garcia & Ng Yi-Sheng. We're having a panel discussion at 2pm AST(Trinidad and Tobago time) / EST & 1pm CT. It's being hosted by Murder By The Book, in association with Kaye … Continue reading Best of World SF Launches Today