Purloined in Petrograd

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1848, 1968, 19th century, 20th century, alfred bester, alternate history, antonio lobo antunes, arnold peasgood, babylon 5, beethoven, books, breakers, casa azul, civilitas, clarion west, comrade big guns, cultural history, dark fantasy, dark fiction, david threlfall, decembrists, die dreigroschenoper, dystopia, eastern europe, edgar allen poe, erskine caldwell, exile, farscape, fiction, flannery o'connor, flash fiction, frank black, gaming, genre fiction, george orwell, georgi markov, harry potter, history, intellectual history, john steinbeck, johnny sacramoni, kropotkin, literature, lou reed, margaret atwood, marxism, music, obliviation, okkervil river, pixies, pkd, ray bradbury, revolutionary movements, roland of gilead, rosa luxemburg, rpg, russia, russian composers, russian history, samizdat, samovars, science fiction, secret police, shameless, short fiction, shostakovich, social history, socialism, soviet union, spartakus, star wars, stephen king, surf fishing, technology, ted brautigan, the dark tower, the decemberists, the pogues, the sopranos, the state, totalitarian states, urban history, velvet underground, weimar republic, willy brandt, women's history, writing
I write alt history, SF, fantasy, and horror. I graduated from Clarion West in 2009.

My fiction:
"Adaptations" in Shadow Box
"Clockwork" in Talebones Issue #32 (April 2006)
"The Artificial Sunlight of Memory" in Electric Velocipede Issue #14 (May 2008)
"Long Winter by Night" in Greatest Uncommon Denominator (GUD) Issue #4 (Spring 2009)
"Leningrad" in Fantasy Magazine (January 5, 2009)
"Convergence" in Three-Lobed Burning Eye
"Three Oranges" in Clarkesworld Issue 53 (February 2011)