Recent Sales

  • 8/11/2015, sold “Compatibility” to Ecotones.
  • 12/14/2014, sold “Cassandra” to Clarkesworld.

  • 9/7/2014, sold “Presence” to Uncanny, the new magazine edited by (Hugo Winner) Lynne Thomas and Michael Thomas.
  • 8/25/2014, sold “The Long Haul” to Clarkesworld.
  • 5/12/2014, sold “Running Shoes” to SQ Mag.
  • 5/9/2014, sold “The Snow Train” to Genius Loci: the Spirits of Place, edited by Jaym Gates.
  • 4/22/2014, sold “The Regular,” a novella, as well as two translations, Chen Qiufan’s “Oil of Angels” and Xia Jia’s “Tongtong’s Summer” to Neil Clarke’s anthology, Upgraded.
  • 4/9/2014, sold “State Change” as a reprint to Lightspeed.
  • 3/10/2014, sold audio rights to “Second Chance” to Toasted Cake.
  • 1/30/2014, sold French reprint rights to “The Perfect Match” to Bifrost.
  • 1/28/2014, sold “Single-Bit Error” as a reprint to Fantasy Scroll.
  • 1/22/2014, sold “Saboteur” to Analog.
  • 1/20/2014, “A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel” has been selected by Rich Horton for his Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2014 edition.
  • 12/13/2013, sold “The Clockwork Soldier” to Clarkesworld.
  • 12/12/2013, “What Is Expected of a Wedding Host” has been accepted by Daily Science Fiction.
  • 12/4/2013, “The Plague” has been selected by Paula Guran for her Year’s Best.
  • 11/29/2013, sold “Crystal” to In Other Words.
  • 11/29/2013, sold “Grave of the Fireflies,” my translation of 《萤火虫之墓》, by Cheng Jingbo (程婧波), to Clarkesworld.
  • 11/16/2013, “The Plague” has been selected by Gardner Dozois for his Year’s Best.
  • 11/5/2013, sold “Second Chance” to Nature.
  • 10/6/2013, sold “Here-and-Now” to Kasma SF.
  • 10/4/2013, sold “Seventh Day of the Seventh Moon” to Kaleidoscope, an anthology of diverse YA contemporary fantasy.
  • 10/1/2013, sold French rights to “Algorithms for Love” to Galaxies magazine.
  • 9/17/2013, sold “Homo floresiensis” to Solaris Rising 3.
  • 9/12/2013, sold “Lecture 14: Concerning the Event Cloaking Device and Practical Applications Thereof” to Cosmos.
  • 8/24/2013, sold “Lighter Than Air,” a story set in the world of my first novel, to Lightspeed.
  • 8/15/2013, sold audio rights to “The Shadowcrafter” to PodCastle.
  • 8/1/2013, sold Chinese rights to “mMod,” “Arc,” “The Message,” and “In the Loop” to Science Fiction World.
  • 7/27/2013, sold “Knotting Grass, Holding Ring” to Long Hidden, edited by Rose Fox and Daniel José Older.
  • 7/25/2013, sold “In the Loop” to War Stories, edited by Andrew Liptak and Jaym Gates.
  • 7/22/2013, sold “The Call of the Pancake Factory” to Drabblecast.
  • 7/16/2013, sold audio rights to “Maxwell’s Demon” to PodCastle.
  • 6/30/2013, sold audio rights to “Mono no aware” to Escape Pod.
  • 6/27/2013, sold reprint rights to “The Perfect Book” to UFO Publishing’s Coffee anthology.
  • 6/25/2013, sold “The Plantimal,” co-written with Mike Resnick, to Asimov’s.
  • 6/17/2013, sold French rights to “Mono no aware” to Galaxies.
  • 6/12/2013, sold “Nova Verba, Mundus Novus” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 5/16/2013, sold “Before and After” to Apex.
  • 5/7/2013, sold reprint rights to “The Waves” to Year’s Best SF 18, edited by David G. Hartwell.
  • 4/25/2013, sold “The Reborn” to Tor.com.
  • 4/12/2013, sold Polish rights to “Mono no aware” and “The Waves” to Nowa Fantastyka.
  • 4/12/2013, sold “Mono no aware”, a reprint, to Lightspeed
  • 4/10/2013, sold “What I Assume You Shall Assume” to Dead Man’s Hand, edited by John Joseph Adams.
  • 4/8/2013, sold audio rights to “Good Hunting” to Escape Pod.
  • 4/1/2013, sold “The Litigation Master and the Monkey King” to Lightspeed.
  • 3/22/2013, sold Chinese rights to “The Oracle,” “The Waves,” and “Drilling”
  • 3/14/2013, sold “The Plague” to Nature.
  • 3/2013, sold “Echoes in the Dark” to Mythic Delirium.
  • 3/2013, sold “The Journal” to Fireside.
  • 3/2013, sold “The MSG Golem” to Unidentified Funny Objects 2.
  • 3/12/2013, sold “The City of Chrysanthemum” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 2/2013, sold “Sungrazers” to Kasma SF and “Effect and Cause” to Galaxy’s Edge, edited by Mike Resnick.
  • 1/30/2013, sold “Invisible Planets,” my translation of Hao Jingfang’s 《看不见的星球》to Lightspeed.
  • 1/30/2013, sold Chinese rights to “The Waves” to Science Fiction World Translations.
  • 12/2012, a bit late, but two of my translations of Chinese literary short stories have been accepted by Pathlight: “The Taxi Driver,” by Xue Yiwei, and “Shenzhen is Located at 22°27’-22°52’ N” by Deng Yiguang.
  • 1/3/2013, sold “Ghost Days” to Lightspeed.
  • 12/18/2012, “A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight” by Xia Jia (translated by me) will be in Rich Horton’s Year’s Best.
  • 12/4/2012, sold “Linger” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 11/30/2012, sold “Hark! Listen to the Animals” by Lisa and me as a reprint to Blue Shift magazine.
  • 11/27/2012, sold “The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species” as a reprint to Aliens: Recent Encounters.
  • 11/24/2012, sold “The Tides” as an audio reprint to Toasted Cake.
  • 11/16/2012, sold my translation of “Call Girl” (《黄色故事》), by Tang Fei (糖匪) to Apex.
  • 11/16/2012, sold “Build-a-Dolly” to Apex.
  • 11/12/2012, sold “The Litigatrix” to GigaNotoSaurus.
  • 11/11/2012, sold Finnish translation rights to “The Paper Menagerie” to Portti Magazine.
  • 10/22/2012, “The Veiled Shanghai” has been accepted by John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen for their “Oz Reimagined” anthology.
  • 10/21/2012, Jonathan Strahan has selected “Mono no aware” for his Year’s Best.
  • 10/20/2012, sold nonexclusive audio rights to “Real Artists” to Escape Pod.
  • 10/20/2012, sold my translation of Stanley Chan/Chen Qiufan (陈楸帆)’s “Year of the Rat” (《鼠年》) to F&SF.
  • 10/15/2012, sold “The Postman” and “Always Here” to Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show.
  • 10/12/2012, sold short film rights to “Real Artists” to Charming Stranger Films.
  • 9/13/2012, sold “The Oracle” to Asimov’s.
  • 9/5/2012, sold Chinese translation rights to “The Countable” and “The People of Pele” to SFW.
  • 8/17/2012, sold “Drilling” to Kasma SF.
  • 8/15/2012, sold audio rights to “The Chase” to The Way of the Buffalo.
  • 8/9/2012, sold “Good Hunting” to Strange Horizons.
  • 8/9/2012, sold audio rights to “The Tome of Tourmaline” to PodCastle.
  • 8/6/2012, sold French translation of “Simulacrum” to Galaxies Magazine.
  • 8/1/2012, sold “The Perfect Match” to Lightspeed, and also as a reprint to Brave New Worlds, 2nd ed., edited by John Joseph Adams.
  • 7/19/2012, sold English translation of “The Flower of Shazui” (《沙嘴之花》), by Chen Qiufan (陈楸帆) to Interzone.
  • 7/7/2012, sold “The Message” to Interzone.
  • 7/1/2012, sold “The Tides” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 6/30/2012, sold “Love Thy Neighbors” to Unidentified Funny Objects.
  • 6/19/2012, sold Polish rights to “The Man Who Ended History” to Nowa Fantastyka.
  • 6/6/2012, sold “The Clean War,” co-written with Shelly Li, to Buzzy Mag.
  • 6/4/2012, sold “The Shape of Thought” to The Other Half of the Sky, an anthology of space opera featuring female protagonists edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay Holt.
  • 6/3/2012, sold “Sonnet 20: From Nikola Tesla’s Clockwork Assistant to Thomas Edison’s Automaton” to Mythic Delirium
  • 5/31/2012, sold audio rights to “The Caretaker” to Escape Pod.
  • 5/20/2012, sold Italian rights to “The Paper Menagerie” to Robot.
  • 5/17/2012, sold “The Illusionist” to Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi.
  • 5/14/2012, sold “Cutting” to Electric Velocipede.
  • 5/14/2012, sold “The mMod” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 5/12/2012, sold audio rights to “Golden Years in the Paleozoic” to Toasted Cake podcast.
  • 4/17/2012, sold “The Perfect Book” to Analog Science Fiction & Fact.
  • 4/16/2012, sold “The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species” to Lightspeed.
  • 4/16/2012, sold audio rights to “The Paper Menagerie” to Escape Pod.
  • 4/12/2012, sold “The Waves” to Asimov’s Science Fiction.
  • 4/10/2012, sold Spanish rights for “The Paper Menagerie” to Terra Nova.
  • 3/30/2012, sold “Arc” to F&SF.
  • 3/26/2012, sold “Celestial Bodies” to Nature.
  • 3/16/2012, sold Italian rights to “The Man Who Ended History” to 40k Books.
  • 3/7/2012, sold “The Shadowcrafter” to Nine.
  • 3/7/2012, sold Polish translation rights to “The Paper Menagerie” to Nowa Fantastyka.
  • 3/7/2012, sold Spanish translation rights to “The Man Who Ended History” to Terra Nova.
  • 3/6/2012, sold audio rights to “Golden Years in the Paleozoic” to Drabblecast.
  • 2/29/2012, sold “The Long Haul” to Bull Spec.
  • 2/28/2012, sold Russian translation rights to “The Countable” to ESLI (IF).
  • 2/26/2012, assigned Polish translation rights to “Simulacrum” to ksiazki.polter.pl.
  • 2/21/2012, sold “Pattern Recognition” to Diverse Energies, edited by Tobias Buckell.
  • 2/13/2012, “Altogether Elsewhere, Vast Herds of Reindeer” has been selected for Hartwell & Cramer’s Year’s Best SF 17.
  • 2/6/2012, sold “Summer Reading” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 2/1/2012, sold “Real Artists” as a reprint to the Dutch technology magazine, De Ingenieur.
  • 1/23/2012, sold “The Messenger’s Tale” to Aoife’s Kiss.
  • 1/20/2012, sold “Monkeys” to Nature.
  • 1/19/2012, sold “Real Faces” to F&SF.
  • 1/18/2012, sold “A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight,” my translation of 《百鬼夜行街》, by 夏笳 (Xia Jia), to Clarkesworld.
  • 1/18/2012, sold “To the Moon” to Fireside.
  • 1/17/2012, sold “The Tome of Torumaline” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 1/16/2012, sold “The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary,” as a reprint to The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 2, edited by Allan Kaster.
  • 1/4/2012, sold “Mother, I Always Knew It Was You,” a poem, to Scape.
  • 1/2/2012, sold “The Silk Merchant” to Apex.
  • 12/17/2011, granted Chinese translation rights to “Life Plus Seventy” to 《新幻界》/ New Realms of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
  • 12/14/2011, sold Chinese translations rights to “Staying Behind” and “The Caretaker” to Science Fiction World.
  • 12/12/2011, sold reprint rights to “The Algorithms for Love” to Robots: The Recent AI from Prime Books.
  • 12/8/2011, sold “A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel” to F&SF.
  • 12/8/2011, sold “Mono no aware” to The Future Is Japanese.
  • 11/30/2011, granted Chinese translation rights to “Ad Block” to 《新幻界》/ New Realms of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
  • 11/28/2011, sold audio rights for “Beidou” to Tales of Old.
  • 11/22/2011, “The Paper Menagerie” has been selected for The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, vol 6, edited by Jonathan Strahan.
  • 11/21/2011, sold “Life Plus Seventy” to Kasma SF.
  • 11/21/2011, sold “The Five Elements of the Heart Mind” to Lightspeed.
  • 11/19/2011, granted publication rights to “Prosopagnosia” to Flashsshot.
  • 11/19/2011, granted Chinese translation rights to “The Last Seed” to Guokr.com / 果壳网. Thanks to 耿辉 for setting this one up.
  • 11/14/2011, granted rights to World SF Blog to publish my translation of “The City of Silence” (《寂静之城》), by Ma Boyong (马伯庸).
  • 11/10/2011, sold Chinese translation rights to “Music of the Spheres” to 科幻世界 / Science Fiction World.
  • 11/1/2011, sold “The Last Summer” to 10 Flash.
  • 11/1/2011, sold “All the Flavors” to GigaNotoSaurus.
  • 11/1/2011, sold “Seven Haikus by Ye Xian” to Scape.
  • 10/26/2011, sold “Memories of My Mother” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 10/23/2011, sold “The Necrocracy” to Penumbra.
  • 10/17/2011, sold “Exotic Pets” to Buzzy Mag.
  • 10/1/2011, sold “How Do You Know If a Fish Is Happy?” to Fish, from Dagan Books.
  • 9/28/2011, sold “Staying Behind” to Clarkesworld.
  • 9/16/2011, sold “Maxwell’s Demon” to F&SF.
  • 8/13/2011, sold “Safe Empathy” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 8/6/2011, sole “Dear Emily” to The Memory Eater Anthology.
  • 7/29/2011, sold my translation of “The Fish of Lijiang,” written by 陈楸帆 (Chen Qiufan), to Clarkesworld.
  • 7/14/2011, sold audio rights to “Carthaginian Rose” to Nil Desperandum.
  • 6/20/2011, sold “Music of the Spheres” to Mirror Shards: Exploring the Edges of Augmented Reality (Volume One).
  • 6/17/2011, my English translation of 马伯庸’s story, “Mark Twain Robots,” has been accepted by a really great market (can’t say much about it just yet). (Update: now I can reveal the secret: the sale is to TRSF
  • 6/2/2011, sold Chinese translation rights to “The Paper Menagerie” to 科幻世界 (Science Fiction World Translations).
  • 6/1/2011, sold audio rights for “The Paper Menagerie” to PodCastle.
  • 5/23/2011, sold “The Last Seed” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 4/28/2011, sold “Golden Years in the Paleozoic” to Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine.
  • 4/27/2011, sold “The Caretaker” to Digital Science Fiction.
  • 4/25/2011, sold “The Box That Eats Memories” to Daily Science Fiction.
  • 4/18/2011, sold “The Mesozoic Tour Guide,” a poem, to Strange Horizons.
  • 4/4/2011, sold “Intelligent Design” to Schrodinger’s Mouse.
  • 4/1/2011, “The Chase” has been accepted as a reprint at Lightning Flash Magazine.
  • 3/24/2011, sold Chinese translation rights to “Tying Knots,” “Simulacrum,” “The Visit,” and “Altogether Elsewhere, Vast Herds of Reindeer” to 科幻世界 (Science Fiction World / Science Fiction World Translations).
  • 3/19/2011, sold Polish translation rights to “Tying Knots” and “The Algorithms for Love” to Nowa Fantastyka.
  • 3/9/2011, sold “The MSG Golem” to Bride of the Golem: Humorous Jewish Horror.
  • 2/18/2011, “Gossamer” will be reprinted in the March issue of Semaphore Magazine.
  • 2/11/2011, “The Visit” took first place in the 13th On the Premises contest.
  • 2/9/2011, sold Catalan translation rights for “The Literomancer” to La Lluna en un Cove.
  • 2/4/2011, sold “The People of Pele” to Asimov’s Science Fiction.
  • 2/3/2011, sold “Ad Block” to Kasma Science Fiction.
  • 1/5/2011, sold “Hark! Listen to the Animals,” co-written with Lisa Tang Liu, to the anthology The ePocalypse: e-mails at the end from Pill Hill Press.
  • 12/27/2010, sold “Tying Knots” to Clarkesworld.
  • 12/21/2010, sold audio rights for “State Change” to PodCastle.
  • 12/14/2010, sold “The Chase” to Every Day Fiction.
  • 11/30/2010, sold “Saving Face” (co-written with Shelly Li) to Crossed Genres.
  • 11/30/2010, sold “The Letter” to Every Day Fiction.
  • 11/13/2010, sold “You’ll Always Have the Burden With You” to the anthology In Situ from Dagan Books.
  • 10/21/2010, sold “Altogether Elsewhere, Vast Herds of Reindeer” to F&SF.