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!
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!
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!
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!
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
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