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Short fiction

  • “Mixing Rebecca”, The Silver Web #13, 1996
  • “Veritas”, Absolute Magnitude, Summer 1998
  • “Jaycee”, Asimov’s Science Fiction, December 1999
  • “Chimera 8″, Vanishing Acts (anthology), 2000
  • “Tauromachia”, (with Walter Jon Williams, Sage Walker, and Michaela Roessner), Event Horizon (web site) and Asimov’s, November/December 2000
  • “As Sweet”, Realms of Fantasy, December 2001
  • “Exclusion”, Asimov’s, February 2001
  • “A Good Move in Design Space”, Bones of the World (anthology), 2001
  • “The Lesson Half Learned”, Asimov’s, May 2001
  • “Gandhi Box”, Asimov’s, January 2002
  • “The Apocrypha According to Cleveland”, The Silver Web #15, 2002
  • “Ghost Chocolate”, Asimov’s, August 2002
  • “The Mechanism of Grace”, The Infinite Matrix (web site)
  • “Father Henry’s Little Miracle”, Wild Cards: Deuces Down (anthology), 2002
  • “The Bird of Paradise” (with Susan Fry), Asimov’s, June 2003
  • “Pagliacci’s Divorce”, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), December 2003
  • “An Amicable Divorce”, The Dark (anthology), 2003
  • “Shadow Twin” (with Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin), Scifi.com, Summer 2004
  • “Leviathan Wept”, Scifi.com, Summer 2004 (available online)
  • Flat Diane“, F&SF, October/November 2004 (finalist for 2005 Nebula Award for Best Novelette)
  • “The Cambist and Lord Iron: A Fairytale of Economics”, Logorrhea (anthology), May 2007 (finalist for both 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novelette and 2008 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction). The text of this story is available online at [1] or in audio at [2], both released under a creative commons license.
  • “Balfour and Meriwether in the Adventure of the Emperor’s Vengeance”, Enemy Of The Good: Postscripts #19 (anthology), October 2009 available in audio at [3]
  • “Hurt Me”, Songs of Love and Death (anthology), November 2010, (as M.L.N. Hanover)