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Birds, Wildside Press, 2004

Reading the Bones, Tachyon Press, 2003

Tiger in the Sky, Avon Books, 1999

Shaping the Dawn, Bantam Books, 1989

Shaper's Legacy, Bantam Books, 1988

The Garden of the Shaped, Bantam Books, 1987

Triad, Bantam Books, 1986

Infinity's Web, Bantam Books, 1985

The Guild of Xenolinguists, Golden Gryphon Press, 2007


"Are We There Yet?,"
Lightspeed Magazine, At Press

"Murgatroyd, Maybe," ,April 2014

Myths, Metaphors and Science Fiction
Aqueduct Press, 2014

"Fantastic Journeys of the Mythic Kind,"
Ad Astra, June 2012

"Avoiding Science Fiction Cliches,"
The Broadsheet, Broad Universe, July 2008

"How to Rate A Writing Program,"
SFWA Bulletin, Winter 2006

"Future Tense: Reflecting Language Change in Science Fiction,"
SFWA Bulletin, Spring 04

"Creativity in the Fishbowl,"
SFWA Bulletin, Spring '03

"Dreams, Truth and Hope,"
Future Females: The Next Generation, Rowman & Allenheld, '00

"Dispatches From The Trenches,"
Extrapolation, Spring '00

"Being Alien in Beijing,"
SFWA Bulletin, March '96

"Teaching SF: A Writer's Concerns,"
Inside English, March '96

"Doctor, Will the Patient Survive?"
Nebula Awards 30, Harcourt Brace, '96

"The War Zone of Art,"
Science Fiction and Market Realities, Univ. of Georgia Press, ''96

SFWA Bulletin, Spring '89

"Oath of Fealty::A Look at Another Ambiguous Utopia,"
Australian SF Review, Spring '89

"Berlitz in Outer Space,"
Amazing Stories, May '88

"Science Fiction's Magical Mystery Tours,"
SFWA Bulletin, Spring '87

"Oath of Fealty: No Thud, Some Blunders,"
Science Fiction Review, Winter '85

"Paradise Lost: Prison Imagery in Le Guin's Utopia,"
Extrapolation, Fall '85

"The Unseen Shore: Thoughts on Popularity of Fantasy,"
Journal of Popular Culture, Spring '85

"Fantasy as Super-Vitamin,"
Patchin Review, June '82

"Message to a Friend in Another Solar System," Aurora, Winter '83

"The Eagle On The Washing Machine," Ball State Forum, Summer '77
Short Fiction
"A Very Small Dispensation," Asimov's Science Fiction, October, 2013.

"The Evening and The Morning," F&SF,
(Mar/Apr 2011)

The Persistence of Butterflies,
ed. Rick Novy, 2010

"Fortune's Stepchild," The Feathered Edge,
ed. Deborah Ross
Sky Warrior Books, 2012

" Failed Harvest," Nova SF 25, 2010

"Where Two or Three," Is Anybody Out There? Daw Books, June 2010

" Stranger Than Imagination Can," Guild of Xenolinguists, Sept 2008

" First Was The Word," F&SF, June 2008

" So Good a Day," F&SF, May 04

"Confessional," F&SF, Jan 04

"Reach," F&SF, Feb '03

"Miles to Go," F&SF, May '02

"Forkpoints," F&SF, Feb '02

"Nor Unbuild the Cage," F&SF, Sept '00

"No Brighter Glory," F&SF, April '99

"The Naked Face of God," F&SF, June '98

"Reading the Bones," F&SF, June '98

"The Falcon and the Falconer," Tomorrow SF, '97

"The Roaring Ground," F&SF, April '97

"A Flight of Words," F&SF, February '97

"Out of the Mouths," F&SF, Nov-Dec '96

"Communion of Minds," F&SF, Sept '96

"Firstborn, Seaborn," Sisters in Fantasy,
ROC '95

"If There Be Cause," Amazing Stories, Feb '92

"Cyberella," F&SF, Aug '90

"Sequoia Dreams," Amazing Stories, July 90

"PAPPI," Foundation's Friends, Tor Books '89

"The Old Man and C," Amazing Stories, Nov '89

"Rembrandts of Things Past," Tarot Tales, Century Hutchinson '89

"A World Waiting," F&SF, Aug '89

"Ceremony After A Raid," Amazing Stories,
July '89

"Babel Interface," Amazing Stories, May '88

"Hitchhiker," Amazing Stories, July '87

"Reichs-Peace," Hitler Victorious, Garland, '86

"The Seventh Dragon," Fantasy Book, June '85

"The Man Who Lived On The Queen Mary," Pandora, Spring '83

"Darkness Comes Rattling," Amazing Stories,
July '83

"A Long Way Home," Asimov's SF, Dec '82

"Symphony For Sarah Ann," Fantasy Book,
Oct '81

"The Confession of Melakos," Sou'wester, Fall '77

SFWA Nebula Blog
The Goddess and the Geo-Scientists
May '10

"The Magi's Starship"
Jan '10

"Things That Go Bump in the Dark,"
Nov '09

"We Have Met the Alien and He is Us,"
Sept '09

"The Fascination of Apocalypse,"
Sept '09

"Fantastic Voyages,"
June '09

"Old Man River,"
May '09

"Clowns, Dead Dogs and the Universe,"
March '09

"Islands of the Imagination,"
Feb '09

"Cymbals & Ceremonies,"
Jan 2009

"The Persistence of the Numinous,"
Nov 2008

"I Know It When I Read It,"
Oct 2008

"What's That Supposed To Be?"
Sept 2008

"Of Memory And Myth,"
Aug 2008
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