Short Stories

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Science fiction and fantasy

"What Is Sand but Earth Purified?"

"We Eat the Hearts that Come for You"


  • Novelette in issue 249 (Nov./Dec. 2013) of Interzone.

"Monday's Monk"


"Heaven's Touch"

"The Ever-Dreaming Verdict of Plagues"

"Her Scientifiction, Far Future, Medieval Fantasy"

  • Novelette in issue 234 (May/June 2011) of Interzone.

"The Blue Room"

"The Never Never Wizard of Apalachicola"


"Peacemaker, Peacemaker, Little Bo Peep"

"Millisent Ka Plays in Realtime"

  • Originally published in issue 231 (Nov./Dec. 2010) of Interzone.
  • Reprinted in the Russian magazine ESLI (IF).

"Plague Birds"

"A Twenty-First Century Fairy Love Story"

  • Originally published in Tales of the Unanticipated, issue 30, spring 2010.


  • Originally published in OCHO #28, the print companion to the literary and arts magazine MiPOesias. This special issue was edited by Kirk Curnutt. Fall 2009.

"Into the Depths of Illuminated Seas"

  • Originally published in Interzone, issue 226 (Jan./Feb. 2010).
  • Placed third in the 2010 Interzone Readers' Poll.
  • An earlier version of the story was published in issue 2 of Tales of Moreauvia
  • Reprinted in StarShipSofa Stories, Volume 2.
  • Reprinted in the Czech SF magazine XB-1.

"Here We Are, Falling Through Shadows"

  • Originally published in issue 225 (Nov./Dec. 2009) of Interzone.
  • Reprinted in Apex Magazine, Czech SF magazine Ikarie and the French book anthology Ténèbres.

"Sublimation Angels"

"When Thorns Are The Tips Of Trees"

"The Ships Like Clouds, Risen By Their Rain"

"Where Away You Fall"

"Book Scouts of the Galactic Rim"



  • Originally published in Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, Issue 5, July 2007.
  • Reprinted in the anthology Beyond the Sun.

"For Aging Kids Who Dream of Star Treks"

  • Originally published in Tales of the Unanticipated, April 2002


Jeremiah (a short novel in four parts):


Asimov's March 2013
XB-1 April 2013
Interzone 243
XB-1 December 2012
Asimov's Science Fiction August 2012
Interzone 236
Interzone 231 (Special Jason Sanford fiction issue)
Ikarie November 2010
Apex Magazine July 2010
Ikarie June 2010
Cover of Russian SF magazine ESLI