Hugo Awards and CoNZealand Fringe

So, in addition to becoming a bestselling author for the first time in my life, I found out the day after the Hugo Awards winners were announced that I'd been long-listed for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer. Very chuffed about that. Thank you so much to everyone who voted for me. Congratulations to … Continue reading Hugo Awards and CoNZealand Fringe

Thank You!

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!

LEX TALIONIS is a BookBub Deal!

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!

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!

Nebula Awards Close Today!

Today is the deadline for Nebula nominations. Please remember to vote for your faves! And yes, my novelette 'The Sun From Both Sides' in May's Clarkesworld is eligible and I'd be deeply grateful if you considered it. http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/garcia_05_19/ See you on the other side!

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

The Sun From Both Sides – Clarkesworld

Happy to announce my first ever novelette has been sold to Clarkesworld Magazine! The Sun From Both Sides is now live and can be read for free here. This is a very special one for me, and also one of the things I worked the most exhaustively on in the recent past. More editing passes … Continue reading The Sun From Both Sides – Clarkesworld

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