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“Now We Paint Worlds”
Some of the Best from Tor.com, 2021 Edition
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“Still You Linger, Like Soot in the Air”
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Six
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“Love Engine Optimization (エンジン・ラブ・オプティマイゼーション)”
Babelzine Vol. 2
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“Now We Paint Worlds”
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“Your Future is Pending”
Science Fiction World
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“The Bricks of Gelecek”
Weird Dream Society
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“Still You Linger, Like Soot in the Air”
Lightspeed Magazine
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“The Marsh of Camarina”
Lightspeed Magazine - Issue 121
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“Very Surely Do I Not Dream”
Psi-Wars: Classified Cases of Psychic Phenomena
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“Your Future is Pending”
Clarkesworld Magazine #158
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“Truth is Like the Sun”
Lightspeed Magazine 108
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“The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
2019 Nebula Awards Showcase
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“White Roses in Their Eyes”
Other Covenants: Alternate Histories of the Jewish People
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“Love Engine Optimization”
The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2018 Edition
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“The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 3
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“The Walk to Distant Suns”
Analog Science Fiction and Fact
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“The Marsh of Camarina”
Shades Within Us
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“Will You Meet Me There, Out Beyond the Bend?”
Nightmare Magazine 63
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“In Memory of a Summer’s Day”
Mad Hatters and March Hares
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“The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
Tor.com
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“Love Engine Optimization”
Lightspeed Magazine 85
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“The Singularity is in Your Hair”
Cyber World
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016
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“Demon in Aisle 6”
Nightmare Magazine 38
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“Saving Diego”
Interzone #221
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“The History Within Us”
Clarkesworld Magazine #42
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“The History Within Us”
The People of the Book
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“The Bricks of Gelecek”
Naked City
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“The Great Game at the End of the World”
After
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Lightspeed Magazine and io9.com
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“The History Within Us”
Clarkesworld Year Four
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
Clarkesworld Magazine #92
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“Cameron Rhyder’s Legs”
Clarkesworld Magazine #98
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Nebula Awards Showcase 2015
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“The Garden Beyond Her Infinite Skies”
Clarkesworld Magazine
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Acquisitions and Arrivals

New acquisitions! 

Yesterday, I picked up the just released Collector’s Edition of Omni magazine, in which Ellen Datlow is the fiction editor. I grew up reading Omni and loved the articles, fiction, and art. It’s absolutely amazing to see the …

Queen of Static Cover Reveal

So it went like this: my sister sent me a link to someone who had given a great review of King of Shards on Goodreads, and while there I noticed another book was listed besides mine: Queen of Static

Nebula Awards Showcase 2015

Nebula Award Showcase 2015The Chicago Tribune reviews the 2015 Nebula Awards Showcase, edited by Greg Bear, which contains the Nebula winners and finalists from 2014, and has nice things to say about some of the stories, including works by Rachel Swirsky and …

Word Bookstore reading with Rajan Khanna

word-bookstore-greenpoint-brooklynOn Tuesday, November 10th at 7pm, I’ll be reading at the Word Bookstore in Brooklyn alongside Rajan Khanna. Rajan will be reading from his new book Rising Tide, and I’ll be reading from King of Shards. Hope you …

Geeks Guide to the Galaxy on Jewish Science Fiction

Geeks Guide to the GalaxyThis week I had the pleasure of participating in Episode 172 of the podcast Geeks Guide to the Galaxy, hosted by David Barr Kirtley. I was joined by the award-winning writers and editors Jack Dann, and Rachel Swirsky. We …

Goodreads Giveaway

I’ve been remiss in posting about the Goodreads Book Giveaway that’s going on right now. Follow this link and you can win one of ten free copies of my debut novel King of Shards!

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36 Days of Judaic Myth: Day 7, The Books of Life and Death

To celebrate the October 13th release of my forthcoming debut novel, King of Shards, I will be featuring one new blog entry a day about a different Judaic myth for 36 days. L’shana tova! (May you have a fortunate …

Partial Payments

Consider the following scenarios:

1) I walk into a restaurant and order a steak, fries, coca cola, and dessert. I only take one bite of the steak and don’t touch anything else. I tell the waiter, “I’m only paying for …

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