Nine Last Days Nomination

ninelastdays_305x410I was thrilled to learn that “Nine Last Days on Planet Earth,” my novelette that appeared on in September, 2018,  is a finalist for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. You can read the story for free on

I was especially excited to be nominated alongside so many friends and colleagues I admire, including my former Clarion West student, Adam Shannon, who wrote a heartbreaking story, “On the Day You Spend Forever with Your Dog.” You can read that for free as well–and you should!