SHORT STORIES

Read “Bodies are the Strongest Conductors” in Strange Horizons, 21 September 2015.

This story was reprinted in Year’s Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2015, edited by Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein, 31 August 2016. (Available in Paperback or Kindle Edition.)

Lumpy gave me a gift today…

 

Read “Service Animals” in Halfway Down the Stairs, June 2013.

“Do you know why the Americans with Disabilities Act used to let you register a snake? A snake’s belly can sense subterranean vibrations like a seismograph, and if you let a snake rest around your neck, it’ll know what’s going on inside you. Everything that moves: every pump, every secretion, every rise and fall, every clench and release. All of you. Spend enough time with a snake, learn how to listen, and the snake will tell you things about your own body that you’d have to pay another person $5,000 to tell you.”