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A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers | Alyssa Wong | Macmillan

A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers | Alyssa Wong | Macmillan: My new story for Tor.com goes live in two and a half weeks! Buuut you can preorder your own ebook copy right here! <3 Do it do it do itttttt~ Source Article from http://crashwong.net/post/139197997468

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Pop Matters on “The Sounds of Old Earth”

My Nebula Award-nominated story “The Sounds of Old Earth” (originally published in Lightspeed Magazine) was reprinted in the 2015 Nebula Award Showcase, edited by Greg Bear, and is recently reviewed by Pop Matters, who has this to say: The category nominees also uniformly impress, but the standout among them is surely Matthew Kressel’s ‘The Sounds of Old […]

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Back to Basics

Shirley Jackson I’ve been reading Shirley Jackson’s short fiction. I had read her novels The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle (the latter being one of my favorite novels of understated horror), and I’ve enjoyed both books immensely. And I had read her famous short story “The Lottery” of course many times. What […]

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30-Second Sci-Fi Book Review on “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”

Here’s 30-Second Sci-Fi Book Review giving my Nebula-nominated story “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye” their “highest recommendation.” In case you want to watch, the review of my story starts at 3:24. (I love that they use the Chinese cover art for my story.)  Source Article from http://www.matthewkressel.net/2016/01/26/30-second-sci-fi-book-review-on-the-meeker-and-the-all-seeing-eye/

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2015 Awards Eligibility Post: NEVER TELL ME THE ODDS

My full recap of 2015 (and sneak preview of work I’ve got coming out in 2016!) can be found here. But since award nomination season is in full swing, I wanted to make a specific post focusing on short fiction for awards eligibility. This year is my second and final year of eligibility for the […]

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Update 1: Personal Essay: "Buzzword" by Alyssa Wong · PEOPLE OF COLO(U)R DESTROY SCIENCE FICTION!

Update 1: Personal Essay: “Buzzword” by Alyssa Wong · PEOPLE OF COLO(U)R DESTROY SCIENCE FICTION!: The Kickstarter for People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction, a collection that highlights the work of racial & ethnic minority creators working in SFF, is up! My essay is the first on the docket. It’s about personhood, dealing with racist […]

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“Demon in Aisle 6” is a Finalist for the Sippy Awards

My story “Demon in Aisle 6” (published in Nightmare Magazine) was a finalist for the Sippy Awards. The winner going to “When Your Child Strays From God” by Sam J. Miller. Of my story, they say: Suicide and tragic queer love are perhaps easy triggers for getting people to feel deeply. But this story isn’t […]

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2015 Highlights: Reading and Writing

Writing-wise, I had a pretty good 2015. The rest of my life was a miserable mess, but I did all right with my writing. In fact, the best thing ever in my life (selling my novel!) happened 24 hours before the worst thing ever in my life (my father’s passing). So, yeah. A shitty year, […]

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Life in Fiction 2015: Highlights as a Reader and a Writer

Writing-wise, I had a pretty good 2015. The rest of my life was a miserable mess, but I did all right with my writing. In fact, the best thing ever in my life (selling my novel!) happened 24 hours before the worst thing ever in my life (my father’s passing). So, yeah. A shitty year, […]

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My Arisia Schedule

I’ll be at Arisia this weekend. I’ve never been to the con before, so I’m excited! Here’s my schedule: Reading – Saturday, 10am, Hale, Writing Track, with Matthew Kressel, Shira Lipkin, Lauren M. Roy, Julia Rios Panel – Sunday, 11:30am, Marina 2, Literature Track, with Ken Schneyer (moderator), B.A. Chepaitis, Matthew Kressel, Susan Weiner, N.S. Dolkart, MJ Cunniff. Hope to see you there! Source Article […]

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