• “A Small Price to Pay” in Planet Scumm

    Solana bribed her way back onto Earth to retrieve secrets from her past, but it turns out others want her there for reasons of their own.  My new story, “A Small Price to Pay,” is out now in Planet Scumm.

  • “Change or Die” in Vex Mosaic

    “Change or Die,” my second essay for Vex Mosaic, is out now.  It explores ways that civilizations can fail or succeed, through the lens of Neal Stephenson’s most recent novel, Seveneves.

  • “The Last Mission” in Empyreome

    Fewer than eight hours were left before the end of the world, and Jamie still had one thing left to do.  Read my new story, “The Last Mission,” in Empyreome Magazine’s Weekly Flash series.

  • Midnight Legion, Book 2: The World Reborn

    Midnight Legion, Book 2: The World Reborn is available now from the publisher, Studio 9, and for preorder from Amazon.  The World Reborn is a standalone, interactive science fiction novel and the sequel to Operation Deep Sleep.

  • “His Brilliant Eyes” out now in MYTHIC

    My new story, “His Brilliant Eyes,” is out now in the Summer 2017 issue of MYTHIC.  Please head over to get the issue or subscribe.

News and Updates

Education Under Fire in Silver Spring

On Tuesday I moderated a panel discussion for the Education Under Fire campaign to insist on the equal right to higher education in Iran.  The panelists were my friends and human rights experts Naseem Kourosh and Sahar Sattarzadeh.  The discussion followed a showing of the Education Under Fire documentary and took place at the Silver […]

Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization in DC

I’ll be giving a talk based on Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization on January 26, 2014 at 11:00 am in Washington, DC.  It will be my first presentation of 2014.

New Interview

Warren Odess-Gillett interviews me about Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization, Zanján and my other projects at the podcast/radio show A Bahai Perspective.

Zanján in Delaware

Friday night I had a great discussion about Zanján with the Anime and Manga Club at the Dover, Delaware Public Library in the Teen Loft (pictured).  A lot of them are artists and writers and their questions focused on craft, including scriptwriting, editing, multi-media storytelling, violence in stories, character development, and storytelling in videogames. After […]

Update on Dover Public Library appearance

It looks as though my visit to the Dover Public Library (Delaware) on Nov. 8 to discuss Zanján will be split into two segments: 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Talk to the Anime and Manga Club in the Teen Loft 7:00 – 8:00 pm: Meet the Author, open to the public Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Martin’s Grimillion

This evening at Capclave George R.R. Martin read an excerpt from his forthcoming Dangerous Women anthology (edited with Gardner Dozois).  Specifically, from his new novella about the Westeros civil war known as the Dance of Dragons.  It was awesome, of course, filled with all the intrigue and double-crossing you’d expect. The amusing thing was that […]


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