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!
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
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!