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Preserve Congressional Ethics Oversight

URGENT. CONGRESSIONAL ETHICS VOTE THIS AFTERNOON. “We’re from the Government. We’re here to help.” Those words are a cliché of chilling authoritarianism precisely because we don’t trust the government with oversight of their own actions. They are accountable to us, … Continue reading

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Chag Sameach! Happy Chanukah!

 

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As a Jew, I Do Not Feel Safe

As the husband of a Muslim woman and the father of a son whose name marks him as foreign even though he was born in the United States, I have been reading with care, gratitude, and a welcome sense of … Continue reading

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“Love Is Never Still” featured in Mary Robinette’s My Favorite Bit

My short story “Love Is Never Still” is featured today on Mary Robinette Kowal’s blog. For the My Favorite Bit series, authors write short essays about their favorite parts of their work. I cheated a little, but only because it’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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School Bars the Door to Trans Children

Recently, a Catholic school in Rhode Island decided that there was no place in their school for trans children. Mount Saint Charles Academy in Woonsocket, Rhode Island has issued a policy banning transgender students from the school, according to the … Continue reading

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Amp and Mandolin are at Comikaze in LA this weekend

I’ll be tabling at “Stan Lee’s Comikaze” comic-con in Los Angeles this weekend! And at my table, at least part of the time, will be Mandolin! So if you’re in LA, please come and say hi. The con is open … Continue reading

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Link Roundup & Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy

Interviewed on Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy I was privileged to be in this week’s Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy in which host David Barr Kirtley interviewd me, Matt Kressel, and Jack Dann about Jewish science fiction and fantasy. Listen to … Continue reading

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Recommendation Roundup 10/12/15

Hello, internet world. On my social media, I’m posting links to things I’ve written, things other people have written, and artists to support. I wanted to gather those links in one place, so each Monday I will put up a … Continue reading

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Cat Rambo and I teaching a class on Nov 8

Interested in writing retellings? Cat Rambo and I are teaching a class together: retellings and re-taleings. Authors constantly draw on the stories that have preceded them, particularly folklore, mythology, and fables. What are the best methods for approaching such material … Continue reading

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Interviewing C. Dale Britain about the Royal Kingdom of Yurt

When I was nine or ten, my mother and I used to go to the local chain bookstore — Barnes & Noble? Borders? Walden’s? I don’t remember now — on about a weekly basis. I’d go stare at the science … Continue reading

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