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Short Fiction & Other Works

Science fiction, fantasy, and horror short stories.

Fully Comprehensive Code Switch

Dark Matter Presents: Monstrous Futures (April 2023)

I'd had the switch inserted six weeks before. My parents told me to come over for Sunday lunch, then sprung the Code Switch salesman on me.

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The Invoker and her Quartet

Spring 2023, Kaleidotrope Magazine

Now was her time. It could only be her. She was the best among them, and this was her destiny. 

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Night of the Living Spa Weekend

April 2023, FIYAH Literary Magazine, Issue 26

We wanted that spa weekend. Needed that spa weekend. So we should have known the pent-up energy of that desire would end up going somewhere. 

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Piggyback Girl

March/April 2023, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

“People know you, Amber; they know your apartment; where you eat what you wear, what you watch... They want more. Our social media platform gives them more."


Our Grandmother's Words

February 2023, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Issue 376 

The Ishani called the white-robed figure a Scribe, I learned, but I heard the others calling him Word-Eater.

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Girlfriend Material

August 2022, Fantasy Magazine, Issue 82

The girlfriend grew slowly in the flowerpot where Sam planted her. Her lips emerged first, on the end of a stem.

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The Walls of Benin City

December 2021, Omenana Magazine, Issue 20

*Long-listed for the 2021 BSFA Award*

Reprinted in Shoreline of Infinity, Issue 33, Winter 2022

Reprinted in BEST OF WORLD SF VOLUME 3 (Edited by Lavie Tidhar, 2023)

Translated into German in Future Fiction Magazine, April 2024

“Please do not be alarmed,” the sculpture said, twisting its face down to look at me. “My name is Eweka. I am a rescue bronze from the City of Benin.”

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Scale Baby

December 2021, Zooscape

The first thing most of us do in the wild is immolate and then devour our parent. This is frowned upon at the dragon adoption centres, though. 

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Blind Eye

May 2021, Daily Science Fiction

*Long-listed for the 2021 BSFA Award*

You phone everyone you know, tell them the good news. This is their win as much as yours. Because you're going to take them with you to Goldenheights.

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Worst Place Ever - Avoid!

March 2021, Apex Magazine Microfiction Contest Winner

We arrived to find ourselves in a derelict and decaying site where nobody seemed to be in charge.

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The Techwork Horse

January 2021, FIYAH Literary Magazine, Issue 17

*Featured on the 2021 Locus Recommended Reading List*

Reprinted in Gamut Magazine Issue 7 (July 2024)

Lord Kami rode at the head of the procession of nobles, standing high in the stirrups of his own horse. Three thousand years old, they said of his beast.

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