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!
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
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!
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
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
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!