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
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!
The sale on LEX TALIONIS has been a roaring success, and that's entirely due to you, dear reader! Over the last weekend, LEX TALIONIS was an Amazon bestseller in the US, Canada and Australia -- and climbed the rankings into the top 10 in the UK as well -- in both the broad science fiction … Continue reading Thank You!
Today, on all platforms and in all countries, you can get my novel, Lex Talionis for only US$0.99! This BookBub deal will be available at least over the next few days, so pass the news on. About LEX TALIONIS: Vengeance is only the beginning... On one of Earth's planetary outposts, a young woman dies--and is … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS is a BookBub Deal!
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!
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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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!
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!!
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!