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PUSH OF THE SKY – A collection of short works written as Camille Alexa. Released in print and e-book.

pots-menupush of the sky e-book“Alexa’s impressive debut collection covers a wide variety of subgenres, among which she switches with ease … a welcome new addition to genre fiction.” – Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW

  • Endeavour Award finalist
  • official reading selection of the Powell’s Books SF Book Club
  • foreword by the late Jay Lake

 

other stories


  • After the Pipers” – Triangulation: Morning After (2012)
  • All The Layers of the World” (with Steven Utley) – Postscripts (2015)

    full frontal nerdity
    includes “Goodness, Her Tail”
  • All Them Pretty Babies” – OnSpec Magazine (apocalypse issue contest winner, 2012)
  • And All Its Truths” – Subversion (2011)
  • The Beetle Eater’s Dream” – Space & Time Magazine #106 (2008)
  • Between the Branches of the Nine” – Playground of Lost Toys (2016)
  • The Butterfly Assassins” – Magic & Mechanica  (2009)
  • Calamari, Baby!” – Ocean Stories (2012)
  • The Clone Wrangler’s Bride” – SpaceWesterns.com  (2007)
  • Cold, Dark, Deep” – Harvest Hill (2009)
  • Daughters of Tethys” – Suction Cup Dreams: an octopus anthology (2014)
  • Down Where the Best Lilies Grow” – 10Flash Magazine (2011) *reprinted in Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (2012)
  • Droidtown Blues” – SpaceWesterns.com (2008)
  • Drowntown” – Blood & Water (2012)
  • The Flatwoods Monster” – Beyond Centauri, Issue #30 (2010)
  • Flaming Marshmallow and Other Deaths”  – Machine of Death  (2010)   / in AUDIO at Escape Pod (2008) / translated in Galaxies (Nouvelle série, #15)
  • Flor de Muerto” – Dia de los Muertos (2010)
  • Fly, Fly, Pretty Monkey” – Shadows of the Emerald City (2009)
  • Flying Solo” – Desolate Places (2008)
  • For They Are As Beasts” – The Blackness Within (Apex Books 2010)
  • Four Jerks of the Apocalypse” – RevolutionSF (2009)
  • Ghost Dog of Georgia” – The Old Weird South (2012)
  • Goodness, Her Tail” – GEEK LOVE anthology (2012)

    includes "Flaming Marshmallow and Other Deaths"
    includes “Flaming Marshmallow and Other Deaths”
  • The Good Old-Fashioned Kind of Water” – Crossed Genres Magazine Issue # 10 (2009)
  • GIRLIE” (with Steven Utley) – Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine (2016)
  • The Girl-Shaped Jar” – Flash Fiction Online (2011)
  • A Good Thing and a Right Thing” – Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine (2013) | now at Great Jones Street
  • The Green Infinity” – Abyss & Apex (2008)
  • Gretel” – The Devil’s Food  (2009)   / [AUDIO] at Pseudopod (2010)
  • The Hairy Man” – Those Who Make Us (2016)
  • Halloween: an Unlove Story” – 200 CCs (2016)
  • Hardly Never in Vegas” – Nautilus Magazine (2013)
  • Hey, Baby” – Boston Literary Magazine  (Fall 2007)
  • His Sweet Truffle of a Girl” – Fungi (2012)
  • Imaginary Sisters” – Mslexia (2016)
  • In a Pale Room” – Reflection’s Edge (2009)
  • Inclusions” – RUINS Extraterrestrial  (2007)
  • Industriously Yours” [short play]  – winner of the Steampunk Festival short play contest, performed at the second annual STEAM Fest at the Academy Theatre in Avondale Estates, Georgia (June, 2010) | in audio at Gallery of Curiosities (forthcoming)
  • The Italian” – first appeared as “Night Vaulting” in Sporty Spec; Games of the Fantastic (2007)
  • In Libitina’s House” – Chilling Tales 2 (2013)
  • The Life of an Artifact in Duodecadal Glances” – Map Literary (2017)
  • Light as Air and Death” – Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine (Jan/Feb issue, 2013)
  • Lovely Young Losers” – Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine (Sept issue, 2014) | on Great Jones Street
  • Killer Details” – 50-Word Stories (2017)
  • Kisses for Wishes” – Black Box  (2008)
  • A Man of Science” – Strange, Weird,& Wonderful (2009)
  • Monday, the Wager” – Assassin’s Canon (2010)
  • The Monsieur” – The Baltimore Review (2017)
  • Occupational Hazards for the Late-night Girl” – 42 Magazine (Vol. 1, #2, 2009)
  • Or Current Resident – Great Jones Street original (2017)
  • Over a Narrow Sea” – Beneath Ceaseless Skies (2011)
  • Over it” – Futuredaze (2013)
  • Particular Friends” – The Red Penny Papers (2010)
  • A Peripheral Vision Sort of Friend” – Blurring the Line (2015)
  • Pinktastic and the End of the World“- When the Villain Comes Home (2012)
  • Poppies So Red, Bones So White” – Courting Morpheus (2010)
  • A Pretty Lucky Day” – The Four Horsemen (2010)
  • The Price of Osmosis” – Raw Terror  (2010)
  • The Pull of the World and the Push of the Sky” – Origins  (2009)
  • Ravenblack” – Women in Practical Armour (2016)
  • Redux” – Murder Mayhem (Flametree Press, 2016) | Reprinted in Year’s Best Hardcore Horror (2017)
  • Repair Parts” – On Spec #93 (Summer 2013)
  • Sarah 87” – Murky Depths magazine #11 (2009) / Crossed Genres: Menial (2013)
  • Seeds of the Lotus” – Shanghai Steam (2012)
  • Shades of White and Road” – Fantasy Magazine (2009) / [AUDIO] at Fantasy Magazine Podcast (2009)
  • Skin of Her Skin” – FISH (2013)

    includes "Seeds of the Lotus"
    includes “Seeds of the Lotus”
  • Station Thirteen” – Tainted (2008)
  • The Taste of Snow” – Aftermaths (2012)
  • Terra Incognita” – Breaking Waves (2010)
  • The Thief and the Thorn” – Renaissance Festival Tales  (2010)
  • Things from Things” – Fearology (2011)
  • Things Never Change” – Bards & Sages Quarterly (October 2009)
  • Three-Step Program” – The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir (2015)
  • Three Times” – Clockwork Phoenix IV (2013)
  • To Heroboy From Tiffani” – A Thousand Faces digest (Fall, 2007)
  • Veilsight” – RUINS Metropolis  (2008)
  • Visiting the Bone Merchant” – Black Box  (2008)
  • A Week in the Superlife” – Tesseracts 21 (2016)
  • The Weight of Space and Metal” – A Mosque Among the Stars (2008)
  • Weird Fruits” – It Came From Planet Mars  (2008)
  • Wine-dark” – Phobos Magazine (forthcoming)
  • Zombie Boyfriends are Totally In for Spring” – Everyday Weirdness  (2010) / in AUDIO at Toasted Cake (2012)

 

 

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