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Spirits Abroad: 15 short stories of Malaysian fantasy

Zen Cho’s Spirits Abroad Malaysian and Malaysian-diaspora fantasy shorts collection brings extremely intimate and personal concepts into the sphere of fantasy fiction–like unexpected difficulty in schoolwork or performing arts after being at the top of your class, or blooming into your suppressed … Continue reading

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Dates: truly marvelous short queer historical fiction comics anthology

The stories in the Dates graphic fiction anthology, edited by Zora Gilbert and Cat Parra, are all super-short, so they’re perfect for little moments when you need a bite of LGBTQ+ positivity in the middle of your day like a … Continue reading

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Anthology of wintertime gay romance about big, beardy men

The Bears of Winter is a terrific collection of short fiction celebrating big, hairy men who love other men, written and edited mostly by men. Despite the common theme of “it’s fucking cold outside”, the settings are pretty varied — … Continue reading

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What DID the dragon find in his cave?

My new short story “Treasure Hunt” is now for sale from the publisher (& Amazon.) It’s an explicit D/s short about two burly boyfriends and a dragon who doesn’t get out much. When the Empress sends her Imperial guards Vasily and … Continue reading

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Queer families, including polyamorous ones, celebrated in SFF short story collection “Fierce Family”

The fact that I’m not constantly bombarded by enthusiastic recommendations for this book, when it has so much in common with my novels in celebrating the strong bonds of queer families in a SFF setting, just proves the truth of … Continue reading

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Short story collection about trans women, by trans author

A Safe Girl to Love is a collection of eleven pieces of writing–fiction, satire, bittersweet humor–centering on the contemporary transfeminine experience. So readers go in knowing what to expect: the fiction is thick on scenes and vignettes rather than plot, … Continue reading

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Gay bear romance about being psychic: short rec

The main character of “The Psychometry of Snow” by Nathan Burgoine is either psychic or psychic and mentally ill, but either way: he hears residual voices coming from objects people have touched. He can hear their worries, their memories. When he runs into … Continue reading

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