Short Stories

I’ve published more than forty short stories in magazines, anthologies, on podcasts, and even on the sides of coffee cans.

“Drawing the Moon”
– Originally appeared in Bruce Coville’s Book of Nightmares, published by Scholastic
– Now available as an ebook from Amazon Apple Barnes & Noble Kobo and Smashwords
– Listen to a recording at Pseudopod
– Received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror

“Tearing Down the Unicorns”
– Now available in the collection Unicorn Seasons
– Originally appeared in A Glory of Unicorns, edited by Bruce Coville and published by Scholastic
– Reprinted in Cricket magazine (Nov/Dec 2004)

“Lost or Forgotten”
– Now available in the collection Unicorn Seasons
Originally appeared n Cabinet des Fées 2
– Reprinted in Semaphore Magazine (Sep 2009)

“Windwood Rose”
– Now available in the collection Unicorn Seasons
– Originally appeared in Bruce Coville’s Book of Magic, published by Scholastic

“Career Day”
– Season 3, Episode 6 of the Zombies, Run! fitness app

“Crossings”
In Welcome to Bordertown, edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner, published by Random House Children’s Books

“Seal Story”
– Guest fiction at Merry Sisters of Fate

“Alien Promises”
– Listen to a recording at Escape Pod
– Originally appeared in Bruce Coville’s Book of Aliens II, published by Scholastic
– Included on Tangent magazine’s Suggested Reading List

“Dragon Offerings”
– In Tales from the Talisman (volume 4, issue 4)

“Practical Villainy”
– Originally appeared in Say … Have You Heard This One? from Fortress of Words
– Listen to a recording at Escape Pod

“Sarah’s Window”
– Listen to a recording at the Drabblecast
– Originally appeared in Realms of Fantasy magazine (April 1996)
– Reprinted in Tales of the Talisman (volume 2, issue 3)

“Why Is This Night Different?”
– A Passover vampire story
– Now available as an ebook from Amazon Apple Barnes & Noble Kobo and Smashwords
– Originally appeared in Sisters in Fantasy 2, edited by Susan Shwartz and published by NAL

“Virginia Woods”
– Listen to a recording at Pseudopod
– Originally in Enchanted Forests, edited by Katharine Kerr and published by DAW Books
– Received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror

“Water’s Edge”
– In Half Human, edited by Bruce Coville and published by Scholastic
– Received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror

“Unicorn Season”
– Revised version now available in the collection Unicorn Seasons
– Originally appeared in Galaxy magazine

“Stone Tower”
– In Gothic! Ten Original Dark Tales, edited by Deborah Noyes and published by Candlewick Press
– Received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror

“Free Will, Baby”
– Listen to a recording at Escape Pod
– Originally appeared in Deals with the Devil, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg; published by DAW Books

“Three Wish Habit”
– Listen to a recording at Escape Pod
– Originally appeared in Aladdin: Master of the Lamp, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg and published by DAW Books
– Reprinted in Galaxy magazine
– Recorded for the Galaxy Audio Project (GAP)

“Amanda’s Room”
– In Bruce Coville’s Book of Nightmares II, published by Scholastic

“Frog Princes”
– Originally appeared in Children’s Playmate magazine
– Rewritten version in ShapeShifters, edited by Bruce Coville and published by Avon

“Invasive Species”
– In Coyote Wild‘s young adult issue
– Set in the same world as Bones of Faerie

“All the Branching Paths”
– In Stars of Darkover, edited by Deborah J. Ross and Elisabeth Waters, published by MZB Literary Works Trust

“What Fire Is”
In Moving Targets and Other Tales of Valdemar, edited by Mercedes Lackey and published by DAW Books

“Song for Two Voices” 
– In Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar, edited by Mercedes Lackey and published by DAW Books

“A Child’s Adventures”
– In Sword of Ice, edited by Mercedes Lackey and published by DAW Books

“Hanukkah Light”
– In Ghosts and Golems, edited by Malka Penn and published by the Jewish Publication Society

“Advice” (poem)
– In Mythic Delirium (Issue 8)

“Whispers”
– Published by Story House Coffees on the sides of their coffee cans

“Winter Stories”
– On Story House Coffees

“One Wish”
– On Story House Coffees

“Raising Jenny”
– In Not of Woman Born, edited by Constance Ash and published by NAL/Penguin
– Received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction

“Steel Penny”
– In Realms of Fantasy magazine (June 1998)
– Received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction

“Exchange Student”
– In A Starfarer’s Dozen, edited by Michael Stearns and published by Harcourt Brace
– Reprinted in Girls’ Life magazine

“Beyond the Flames”
– In The Fortune Teller, edited by Lawrence Schimel and published by DAW Books

“By the Oaks”
– In Elf Fantastic, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and published by DAW Books

“Bra Melting”
– In Chicks in Chainmail, edited by Esther Friesner and published by Baen Books

“Illusions”
– In Sherlock Holmes in Orbit, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg; published by DAW Books
– Translated into French for Sherlock Holmes en Orbite

“Learning Magic”
– In Alternate Outlaws, edited by Mike Resnick and published by Tor Books

“Out of Sight”
– In By Any Other Fame, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg and published by DAW Books

“Wishbook Days”
– In Christmas Ghosts, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg; published by DAW Books
– Reprinted in Galaxy magazine

“Cherilly’s Law”
– Originally appeared in Leroni of Darkover, edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley and published by DAW Books
– Translated into French for Les Cent Royaumes
– Translated into German for Die Tanzerin von Darkover