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Rosalind's Siblings cover

Louis, a trans man, is hitting it off with a new guy he met on a dating site, but his burgeoning relationship is threatened by Louis' secret: Namely, that he is an astronaut working a long-duration mission in Venus' clouds.

Read it in Rosalind's Siblings, a speculative fiction anthology tribute to Rosalind Franklin. 

Review by Charles Payseur for Locus: "It’s a lovely story of fear and discovery with some nice twists and turns and a brilliant ending."

Anthology Accolades and Recognition:

2024 Lambda Literary Awards Finalist for Best LGBTQ+  Anthology

2023 British Science Fiction Association Award Longlist for Collection

2023 Locus Recommended Reading List

Queers Who Don't Quit cover

Arzner lives on a spaceship where spouses are chosen by an algorithm that nominally includes LGBTQ people. However, he learns the truth is more complicated when he is assigned Francis, a transgender man, and Arzner's parents disapprove.

Read it in Queers Who Don't Quit

Review by Maisie Rose: "I would quite happily read a novel based on this, but still found it satisfying as a short story... 5/5 stars."

Clarkesworld March 2020 cover

While drifting through space, a they/them-pronouned space mermaid stumbles upon a giant space whale carcass that has become a home and a meal for all kinds of other aliens.

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Listen to it read by Kate Baker

Purchase in Clarkesworld Issue 162

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Review by Karen Burnham: "The last story of the issue is my favorite... in a universe entropically running down, where energy is scarce, [Tristar] drifts for untold eons... They have to make their way out into the void again, quite poignantly."

Lightspeed October 2018 cover

A creative writing undergraduate student falls for a boy in his class who has galaxy-spangled skin and dubious intentions.

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Listen to it read by Stephen Rudnicki 

Purchase in Lightspeed's October 2018 issue

Interview with the author conducted by Arley Sorg

Review by Charles Payseur: "I like here how this idea of the muse is one of ignition, that it’s something that wakes in all of these people a hunger and a need that it can’t fulfill... It's a lovely story that’s very much worth spending some time with."

Capricious cover

A teenager explores their gender via alien abduction.

Read it in Capricious Magazine's Gender Diverse Pronouns Issue.

Review by Cameron N. Coulter: "...a funny, sophisticated story about the complexities of gender identity... it’s a wild, smart take on how gender identity can develop over the course of a person’s life."

Anthology Accolades:

2018 James Tiptree Award Honor List

Queerly Loving Volume 2 cover

A space pirate is drawn to a mysterious space mermaid who finds her way on board the pirate's spaceship. This f/f crossdressing pirate story embraces the fun tropes of the genre and avoids the transphobic ones.

Read it in Queerly Loving Volume 2 

Author's interview

Review by Nicky Tyler: "SPACE MERMAIDS!! This was a really interesting story and I’d like to read more in this world."

Poster from the "Colette" movie


Originally published in INTO Magazine, now available on my blog

"The casting of [Jake] Graf, a transgender man, as de Caillavet, a cisgender historical figure, has led a few article headlines to praise Colette for having forward-thinking casting... The positive inclusion, however, does little to mitigate Colette’s larger casting problem — Colette’s long-time lover, a transgender person named Max de Morny, was played by cisgender actor Denise Gough."

Image of blood samples


I attempt to donate blood while trans and navigate blood banks' policies designed to discriminate against cisgender queer men.

"[The nurse] opens her mouth to apologize for evacuating me from the premises—if you say yes, yes I am a queer man, then now it’s her job to turn you away and never let you in the door again, but she doesn’t see me as a man, she knows what form she printed for me..."

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