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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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Queen of Static
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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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Happy New Year, Plus a Podcast!

Hope you and yours had a happy New Year’s! We spent ours with close friends, ringing in the new year with much cheer and cheese. (And perhaps it was the cheese that prevented me from having too bad of a …

Blade Runner Movie Review at Hex Publishers

Over at Hex Publishers, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro and I discuss and review the new Blade Runner:2049 in great detail. We talk about everything from the use of “wall” metaphors, to artificial intelligence, to post-humanism, to the symbolism of bees.

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What It Means to Be Human: Five Works of Fiction That Explore Blade Runner’s Core Themes

From an article I recently wrote for Tor.com called “What It Means to Be Human: Five Works of Fiction That Explore Blade Runner’s Core Themes”. Continue reading via the link below.

“One of the reasons the original Blade Runner film

The Coming AI Wave and Job Retraining

“The Last Novelist (or A Dead Lizard in the Yard)” sold to Tor.com

Tor.comI’m supremely happy to announce that Ellen Datlow has bought my story “The Last Novelist (or A Dead Lizard in the Yard)” for Tor.com. I’ve been a fan of Tor.com and its regular fiction since its debut, and it’s awesome …

30-Second Sci-Fi Book Review on “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”

Here’s 30-Second Sci-Fi Book Review giving my Nebula-nominated story “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye” their “highest recommendation.” In case you want to watch, the review of my story starts at 3:24. (I love that they use the …

36 Days of Judaic Myth: Day 24, The Golem of Prague

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. Today’s entry is on The Golem of

Review of “Cameron Rhyder’s Legs”

This morning I found this nice mini review of “Cameron Rhyder’s Legs,” my story which appeared in Clarkesworld Magazine​ back in November:

“What a strange time travel/alternate reality story. A rock concert is the ultimate battleground in a war to …

We Really Don’t Need Blade Runner 2

As someone who’s seen Blade Runner over a 100 times, who has given talks on the film, and has given private screenings for friends in which I (a) add trivia and commentary and (b) occasionally recite lines from memory at …

“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye” nominated for a Nebula Award

Nebula AwardsI’m excited to announce that my story “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye,” which was published in May 2014 in Clarkesworld Magazine has just been nominated for a Nebula Award in the category of Best Short Story! …

Positive Future vs. the Singularity

Believing technology may be the solution to many of humankind’s problems is not the same thing as wanting the trans-human Singularity, that modern cultist, nerdist philosophy that believes in 30 years or less technology will progress so quickly that the …

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