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The Sunspot Jungle Anthology Cometh!

My Nebula recommended short, 'The Bois', is going to be in Rosarium Publishing's new Sunspot Jungle two-volume anthology! You can read the announcement here. I mean, did you see the names I'm going to be appearing alongside? DID YOU SEE? AND LOOK AT THIS COVER! I'm beyond flattered and excited to be included, and I'll … Continue reading The Sunspot Jungle Anthology Cometh!

2017 Awards Eligibility

I've never done this before, so I'll just jump right into it. Hi, my writing name is R.S.A. Garcia and I have a story eligible for awards this year. You can read 'The Bois' for free at this link. Really nice people said some really nice things about the story here and here. There's a … Continue reading 2017 Awards Eligibility

I’m On the Nebula Awards Recommended Reading List!

The title says it all! I'm so shocked and SO SO HAPPY! You can click on this link to see my name up in lights with all the other writers, a lot of whom I admire and can't believe I'm keeping company with! I'm recommended reading! Me! No idea how it happened, but I'm taking … Continue reading I’m On the Nebula Awards Recommended Reading List!

Shaken, Not Stirred

Yesterday I was curled up in a chair, ignoring my finicky WiFi and playing Farm Heroes on my phone - which has it's own internet - when I got momentarily dizzy and thought I felt my armchair shake. Turns out I was right. Around 11am, we did in fact experience an earthquake. A 5.7 to … Continue reading Shaken, Not Stirred

Still Doing the Grind

I really suck at this posting regularly thing, don't I? I make all these resolutions every year and manage to still manage to be more erratic than Trump's tweeting schedule. Well, anyway, here I go again. Haven't got that much to say except sorry for being silent so long and I hope I do better … Continue reading Still Doing the Grind

New Short Story – The Bois

Hello! It's been a while, right? Well, I have good news. I have a new short story out! It's called 'The Bois' and it's in Truancy Magazine's final issue, Truancy 4. It's a futuristic take on the Caribbean mythical figure, Papa Bois, set in a colony of Caribbean descendants. You can find it here: The … Continue reading New Short Story – The Bois

The Official NOC #CrossLines Reading List

This has been up since May and I had no idea my book was on such a great list. Seriously, the company I’m keeping is far above my station. It also happens to be a kick-ass list for fiction by and about people of colour.

My only quibble is the link to my book leads to someone else’s book instead of mine. You can find mine here, or you can just click the link right here on my blog. You know, if you still care and all, seeing as this was posted in May and we’re in November. But some of you have Christmas presents to get right? Well, here’s a list full of good options. Go have fun with it!

The Nerds of Color

This past weekend in Washington DC, the Smithsonian’s historic Arts & Industries building was home to the most important gathering of artists you have ever seen. The CrossLines pop-up culture lab on intersectionality brought together over 40 artists and scholars to explore race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, etc.

I was fortunate enough to be invited and helped organize a Reading Lounge and live podcasts — while artist Matt Huynh painted a mural in real time the entire weekend. One of the questions I got asked the most was about the books we included, so after the jump you can find a complete list of books we had in the Lounge!

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NaNoWriMo And Piracity, Arrgh!

It's been a while. Hope you guys behaved yourselves while I was gone. Just a bit of news for those wondering what's been happening since I last dropped by. I signed up for NaNoWriMo for only the second time in my life because I love deadlines and I really want to get this second book … Continue reading NaNoWriMo And Piracity, Arrgh!

Success!!

Just so you guys know, it worked. You know that book I was posting bits of pieces of on here? The Nightward? Well, as planned, I finished writing it during my break. I've moved on to beta readers and continuous edits, which will end either when the book is bought and polished, or when I trunk it. … Continue reading Success!!

New Caribbean Beat Magazine Interview!

Hope you've all been behaving yourself while I'm away, putting the final scenes in my latest book. Remember I mentioned some good things were coming up for me soon? Well, one of them just dropped. Caribbean Beat magazine, the free in-flight magazine for Caribbean Airlines--one of the largest carriers in the Caribbean--interviewed me a while … Continue reading New Caribbean Beat Magazine Interview!