Typically I'd post these ahead of time or within the same month to help facilitate meet-ups or spread the word about readings and appearances, but May was a very busy month for me, so this one is a little bit late! This May, I was excited to be able to attend the New York International … Continue reading Where (was) Jordan: May 2022
Author: Jordan Taylor
Underland Arcana 5 and The Haunted Quill
I recently received my contributor copies for Underland Arcana Issue 5 and Megara Publishing's The Haunted Quill. Underland Arcana's February Issue contains my story "The Witches' Parliament," an alternate history piece featuring Benjamin Disraeli, while The Haunted Quill contains my story "La Orpheline," which originally appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. I especially love the tarot … Continue reading Underland Arcana 5 and The Haunted Quill
“The Witches’ Parliament” in Underland Arcana Issue 5
My story "The Witches' Parliament" was published in February's Issue 5 of Underland Arcana. Underland Arcana publishes speculative fiction with a focus on the Tarot, and it seemed a perfect fit for this story that features the Tarot pretty heavily! "The Witches' Parliament" opens with a quote from Benjamin Disraeli: "England is governed not by … Continue reading “The Witches’ Parliament” in Underland Arcana Issue 5
Awards Eligibility Post 2021
If you're reading for the 2021 Hugos, Nebulas, World Fantasy Awards, or any others... My one awards eligible story of 2021 is "What Remains to Wake," published this October in Issue 5 of The Deadlands, edited by E. Catherine Tobler. I'd be honored if you gave it a read!
New Story Forthcoming from Uncanny in 2022
I'm so excited to announce that I recently sold a story to Uncanny Magazine, to be published in 2022! Wow, 2022! Wasn't it just 2020? The past few years feel like a blur... Anyway, I'm super excited to be working with Lynne and Michael from Uncanny again - they published my story "The Nine Scents … Continue reading New Story Forthcoming from Uncanny in 2022
Upcoming Reprint in The Haunted Quill by Megara Publishing
My story "La Orpheline," originally in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, will appear in The Haunted Quill this December. The Haunted Quill is an anthology of uncanny historical speculative fiction, edited by Kate Francia and published by Megara Publishing. This anthology will include eight stories from new and established speculative fiction writers. It is available for pre-order … Continue reading Upcoming Reprint in The Haunted Quill by Megara Publishing
World Fantasy Convention November 2021
This past weekend was the 2021 World Fantasy Convention, and I was so excited to get to attend virtually! My story "The Nine Scents of Sorrow" was nominated for the Best Short Fiction award this year, alongside several other amazing stories. The World Fantasy Convention was a hybrid convention this year; I didn't feel up … Continue reading World Fantasy Convention November 2021
More “What Remains to Wake” News…
My story "What Remains to Wake" is now free to read on The Deadlands' website, and will remain up for non-subscribers through the end of the month! It was released yesterday morning, and in the meantime has gained a couple of really wonderful reviews from Charles Payseur and Maria Haskins. Charles reviews tons of short … Continue reading More “What Remains to Wake” News…
“What Remains to Wake” in Issue 5 of The Deadlands
Issue 5 of The Deadlands was released to subscribers last night, and along with it my story "What Remains to Wake." The Deadlands is a pro market edited by Catherine Tobler, formerly of Shimmer. "What Remains to Wake" explores all of my complicated thoughts and fears about bodily autonomy and the power and terror of … Continue reading “What Remains to Wake” in Issue 5 of The Deadlands
“The Nine Scents of Sorrow” is a Finalist for the World Fantasy Awards!
The finalists for the 2021 World Fantasy Awards were announced last week, and I'm so shocked and excited to announce that my story "The Nine Scents of Sorrow" is a finalist for the Best Short Fiction award! "The Nine Scents of Sorrow" originally appeared in Issue 35 of Uncanny Magazine last year. I'm among some … Continue reading “The Nine Scents of Sorrow” is a Finalist for the World Fantasy Awards!