Happy New Year and I hope you all had a great holiday season. Those of you who follow me on Twitter or Mastodon already know this, but it was a crazy past couple of weeks so I'm only now getting around to this blog. I've sold my fantasy novella, The Unbearable Taste of Fruit and … Continue reading Sale! Sale! Sale!
Hi everyone. I recently had to start a Go Fund Me to help me pay for the expenses that come with fighting breast cancer while unemployed, and to get some emergency repairs done on my home. As it's just me and my sister, and she's the only one working, we simply didn't have enough. All … Continue reading A Small Request
I'm terrible at keeping in touch, I know, but I haven't forgotten you! It just takes a bit to get to the computer these days. First off, I know many of you will be wondering how I did on my two award nominations. I'm 0 for 2, in that respect, but honestly I can't be … Continue reading New Stories and Some Updates
My novella, 'Philia, Eros, Storge, Agápe, Pragma' is a finalist for the Theodore A. Sturgeon Memorial Award from the Center for the Study of Science Fiction!
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