New Story Day!

My new story, 'Fire in His Eyes, Blood on His Teeth' is out today! It's one of the stories in the new 'Devil's Way's' anthology by Dragonwell Publishing and edited by the amazing Anna Kashina. Every story is inspired by the Devil and his many forms, and mine is about fighting your demons and features … Continue reading New Story Day!

It’s Been One Hell Of A Year…

...and it's not even half over. It's extra hard to figure out how best to say what I want to say, given all that's going on in the world, so here goes. I'll try to keep this to the point. I'm lucky enough to be in a country that prepared for the pandemic and managed … Continue reading It’s Been One Hell Of A Year…

Locus Awards!

My novelette The Sun From Both Sides is on the Locus Awards long list and voting closes TOMORROW, Wed 15 April!   Locus Magazine is one of the premiere scifi magazines in the world, and being long listed is a great honour for me. I'm actually on it twice, as my story 'The Anchorite Wakes' … Continue reading Locus Awards!

Another Interview!

Click here to view my Facebook interview with the St. James Public Library of Trinidad and Tobago as part of their initiative to interview and support more local authors via books clubs in libraries around the country. Coronavirus may have put an end to my library tour, but this was one way to keep the … Continue reading Another Interview!

Locus Recommended Reading List and Clarkesworld Readers Poll 2019

  I have two huge announcements! Locus Magazine, has released their yearly recommended reading list, which is the long list for the Locus Awards. My novelette, 'The Sun from Both Sides' has been nominated alongside such incredible authors as Elizabeth Bear, Nnedi Okorafor, N.K. Jemisin, Tobias Buckell, Karen Lord, Nalo Hopkinson, and Rebecca Roanhorse! My … Continue reading Locus Recommended Reading List and Clarkesworld Readers Poll 2019

Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll 2018

It's been a banner year for me already, and it couldn't happen at a better time, given I'm still hunting for a full time job. So far, I've had three acceptances, signed two contracts, and I've just learned I'm a finalist in the Clarkesworld Readers' Poll for favourite story of 2018 for my short, The … Continue reading Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll 2018

Awards Eligibility 2018

It's that time of year again, and I'm happy to have a story out that the SFF community can read and consider, or just enjoy. The Anchorite Wakes was published in Clarkesworld in August, and you can read it here for free.  This is my first pro sale, and makes me eligible for the Campbell, Nebula, … Continue reading Awards Eligibility 2018

I Have Sold Things!

Long time no see. Happy to say I've been busy and now I can talk about it. I've sold my short story 'The Bois', which made the 2017 recommended reading list for the Nebulas, to three markets. In my first translation sale ever, Spanish lovers of scifi will be able to read 'The Bois' in … Continue reading I Have Sold Things!

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