Corambis will be out April 7. Right-click here to download an .mp3 of me reading Chapter One (1 hr., 14 min.). And right-click here for Chapter Two (1 hr., 15 min.).

I'm a novelist and short-story writer; I work primarily in the genres of fantasy and horror, with the occasional foray into science fiction. I have a Ph.D. in English literature, but you don't need to worry about that. I don't use it for anything.

This site contains information about me and my published work and even my dissertation. Here is also where you'll find my weblog, Notes from the Labyrinth.

If you're interested in my interview in the April 2008 Locus, the good people at Locus would like to offer it to you postage free (a $3 savings), or free with a subscription. To take advantage, go here.

If you have read, are reading, or are interested in reading Mélusine and the subsequent books in the series--The Virtu, The Mirador, and Corambis (forthcoming 2009)--and would like an explanation of the calendrical system, I've posted one here. I've also scanned in and uploaded my working map of the city of Mélusine.

The first four chapters of The Mirador are online:

As are the first four chapters of The Virtu:

Looking for more to read? Check out Shadow Unit: free online fiction from Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Elizabeth Bear, and me.