My Short Story “Gald” in Luna Station Quarterly

Luna Station Quarterly Issue 40 cover by Anna Steinbauer

I’m excited to have my short story “Gald” included in this magnificent anniversary issue of Luna Station Quarterly. The beautiful cover is by Anna Steinbauer. “Gald” is about a mysterious Pictish potion and its use in a dystopian future on the north coast of Scotland.

This issue is packed with brilliant stories of potions and makes great holiday reading–curl up with your animals and a cup of mulled wine and these magical stories!  Purchase the issue here:  and support an exceptional journal that has published women writers for TEN YEARS!

“The Wintering Party” live at Witness

A year or so ago, I became obsessed with the Dyatlov Pass Incident, the unsolved disappearance of nine hikers in the Urals in Soviet Russia.  I wrote a story about it, taking many liberties with the known facts but trying to preserve its uncanny effect on me.  That story has been published by Witness– you can read it online here: