Queer, Coded

Brilliant artwork via Inkspiral Design. When I started writing "Hope Echoes," my novella in the upcoming Three Left Turns to Nowhere, I knew right away I wanted to include something I'd not touched on before but is intrinsically locked in my head with queerness: codes. I don't mean code-switching (though, also that) but rather actual … Continue reading Queer, Coded

Appearance: Left Bank Books, Wednesday, February 16, 7pm CT (8pm EST)

Left Bank Books, Saint Louis Hey everyone! I have news. Book news. Appearance-based book news, even. Thanks to the (incredibly rapidly approaching) release of Three Left Turns to Nowhere and the (incredibly wonderful) Left Bank Books, I get to put my mug on the internet alongside my (incredibly talented) fellow authors Jeffrey Ricker and J. … Continue reading Appearance: Left Bank Books, Wednesday, February 16, 7pm CT (8pm EST)

The Future in Flame

Every December 14th for the past six (six!) years, I’ve re-written a holiday story through a queer lens, retelling it as a way to retroactively tell stories to my younger self that include people like me. The first year, I wrote “Dolph,” (a retelling of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer). Then I wrote “Frost,” (a retelling of Frosty the Snow-Man), “Reflection,” (a … Continue reading The Future in Flame