Available for purchase

Available for purchase

Book-length fiction

The River Bank (novel)

The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe (novella)

At the mouth of the river of bees (collection of short fiction)

Fudoki (novel)

The fox woman (novel)

Tales for the long rains (collection of short fiction)

Dragon’s honor (with Greg Cox)

Short fiction

The man who bridged the mist

  • Asimov’s Magazine. October/November 2011. Print.

Story kit

  • Eclipse 4, ed. Jonathan Strahan. Nightshade, 2011. Print.

Names for Water

  • Asimov’s Magazine, October/November 2010
  • Finalist, 2011 Locus Reader’s Award
  • Escape Pod. Starship Sofa, 2011. Podcast.
  • The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 5, ed. Jonathan Strahan. Nightshade, 2011. Print.

Ponies

  • Tor.com, November 17, 2010 (with podcast)
  • Winner, 2011 Nebula Award
  • Nominee, 2011 Hugo Award
  • Nominee, 2011 World Fantasy Award

Spar

  • Clarkesworld, October 2009, online
  • The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 4, ed. Jonathan Strahan. Nightshade, 2010. Print
  • 2010 Nebula Awards Showcase, ed. Kevin J. Anderson. Tor, 2011. Print
  • The Hugo Awards Showcase, ed. John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly
  • Prime, forthcoming. Print
  • Escape Pod. Starship Sofa, 2010. Podcast
  • Cuásar, ed. Luis Pastorini. 2011. Brazilian anthology. Print
  • SF-Magazine. April 2011. Japanese magazine. Print
  • Correio do Fantastico, forthcoming. Portuguese magazine. Online
  • Angel Mort, May 2011. French magazine. Ebook and online
  • Svavel Magasin, forthcoming. Swedish magazine. Online
  • Winner, 2010 Nebula Award
  • Finalist, 2010 Hugo Award
  • Finalist, 2010 Locus Reader’s Award
  • Shortlist, 2010 Sturgeon Award (withdrawn because Kij is on the final jury)

The cat who walked a thousand miles

  • Tor.com, July 2009. Online, with podcast
  • The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 4, ed. Jonathan Strahan. Nightshade, 2010. Print.

26 monkeys! Also, the abyss

  • Asimov’s Magazine, July 2008. Print
  • World Literature Today (print and website), May/June 2010
  • Winner of the 2009 WWorld Fantasy Award
  • Winner of the 2009 Asimov’s magazine Readers Award for best short story
  • Final ballot, 2009 Hugo Award
  • Final ballot, 2009 Nebula Award
  • Shortlist, 2009 Sturgeon Award (withdrawn because Kij is on the final jury)
  • Mentioned on Locus Magazine’s 2008 Recommended Reading list
  • Read by Diane Severson as a charming audio reading at StarShipSofa.com
  • Fantasy: The Best of the Year 2009, ed. Rich Horton. Leisure, 2009. Print
  • The Year’s Best Fantasy 9, ed. David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer. Tor, 2009. Print
  • The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 3, ed. Jonathan Strahan. Nightshade, 2009. Print
  • 2009 Nebula Awards Showcase, ed. Ellen Datlow. Roc, 2009. Print
  • The Hugo Awards Showcase, ed. Mary Robinette Kowal. Prime, 2010. Print
  • The Secret History of Fantasy, ed. Peter S. Beagle. Tachyon Books, 2010. Print
  • SF-Magazine, December 2008. Japanese magazine. Print
  • Science Fiction World, March 2009. Chinese magazine. Print
  • Magira: Jahrbuch zur Fantasy 2008, ed. Michael Scheuch. Fantasy Club e. V., 2010. German anthology. Print
  • Pevnost, forthcoming. Czech anthology. Print
  • Escape Pod. Starship Sofa, 2009. Podcast
  • The Year’s Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction, ed. Allan Kaster
  • Infinivox, 2009. Audio recording

Wife reincarnated as a solitaire—Exposition on the flaws in my spouse’s character—The nature of the bird—The possible causes—Her final disposition

The evolution of trickster stories among the dogs of North Park after the Change

Coney world

The Empress Jingū fishes

Elfrithe’s ghost

  • Realms of Fantasy, August 2004

At the mouth of the River of Bees

  • Scifiction.com, October 2003
  • The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2004: Seventeenth Annual Collection, ed. Kelly Link, Gavin McCloud, and Terri Windling, St. Martin’s Press, 2004
  • Trochu Divné Kusy 2 (Czech anthology), ed. Martin Súst, Laser Books, 2005

Dia Chjerman’s tale

  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

The knife birds

  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

The snow wife

  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

The horse raiders

  • Analog, May 2000
  • Nova Fantastyka (Polish online magazine), November 2000
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

Chenting, in the Land of the Dead

  • Realms of Fantasy, November 1999
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

Crovax’s tale

Old wars

  • The Duelist Magazine #25, May 1998

The knife’s edge

  • The Duelist Magazine #23, May 1998

The heart of a minotaur

  • The Duelist Magazine #21, January 1998

What dogs hunt in their dreams

  • Buried Treasures, ed. Jerry Oltion, Eugene Professional Writers Workshops, Inc., 1996
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

Myths

  • Underground, ed. Andrew Vachss, Dark Horse Comics, 1994
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001
  • Girls Who Bite Back, ed. Emily Pohl-Weary, Sumach Press, 2004
  • Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighth Annual Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, St. Martin’s Press, 1995

The Renaissance fair

  • Sirius Visions, 1994

Fox magic

  • Asimov’s, December 1993
  • Axxon 60 (Spanish anthology), 1994
  • Emblemes 6: Extrême-Orient (French anthology), ed. Greg Silhol, Editions de l’Oxymore, 2002
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001
  • Sturgeon Awards anthology, ed. James Gunn (forthcoming)
  • Winner of the 1994 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best short story of the year
  • Honorable mention, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventh Annual Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, St. Martin’s Press, 1994

Schrödinger’s cathouse

  • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1993
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001
  • Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection, ed. Gardner Dozois, St. Martin’s Press, 1994
  • Long-listed for the 1994 James Tiptree Jr. award

The emperor’s new prose

  • Swashbuckling Editor Stories, ed. John Gregory Betancourt, Wildside Press, 1993

Last dance at Dante’s

  • Tales of the Unanticipated #11, Winter/Spring/Summer 1993
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001
  • Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventh Annual Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, St. Martin’s Press, 1994

Questing

  • Tales of the Unanticipated #10, Spring/Summer/Fall 1991
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

Canine intervention

  • Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine #11, Spring 1991
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001
  • Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection,ed. Gardner Dozois, St. Martin’s Press, 1992

Ursula redux (with Phillip C. Jennings)

  • Amazing Stories, March 1991

I [heart] my [dogface]

  • Tales of the Unanticipated #8, Winter/Spring/Summer 1991
  • Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifth Annual Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, St. Martin’s Press, 1992

Hera’s madness

  • Weird Tales, #298, Fall 1990

Solving the homeless problem

  • Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, #8, Summer 1990
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001
  • Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection,ed. Gardner Dozois, St. Martin’s Press, 1991

Wolf trapping

  • The Twilight Zone Magazine, April 1989
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

FERATA

  • Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, #1, Fall 1988
  • Embracing the Dark, ed. Eric Garber, Alyson Publications, 1991
  • Driezehn Teufelsweiber (German anthology), ed. Uwe Luserke, 1994
  • Tales for the Long Rains, Scorpius Digital, 2001

Roadkill

  • Tales of the Unanticipated #3, Winter/Spring 1988

Poetry

  • Common weeds of Elfland
  • Why she howls: A coyote love song
  • For I Will Consider My Dog, Bertie
  • Bonsai is a universe
  • Calling the gods
  • Lot’s wife
  • Five bug poems and a short story
  • Beach poems
  • Squirrel haiku and haibun
  • Seasonal haiku
  • Haiku, haibun, &c.

Other published works

  • Essay, “This I Believe” National Public Radio’s All Things Considered show, August 31, 2008
  • Essay, “Sturgeon and the Sturgeons,” afterword for anthology of Sturgeon Award–winning fiction, forthcoming
  • Poem, “Why She Howls: A Coyote Love Story,” Journal of Mythic Arts, Winter 2006
  • Comic script, “The Painted Horse,” illus. Mike Dringenberg, in Dark Horse Presents, Dark Horse Comics, 1995
  • Essay, “Collections: The Whole Story,” Dark Horse Comics Tipsheet #4, April 1993
  • Web games, lead for promotional games designed, developed, and written with a team of four, 1997–1998 (no longer available online)
  • Mirage: Oasis (for Magic: The Gathering trading card game)
  • Battletech: Last Stand at Hanover (for Battletech trading card game)
  • Weatherlight: Legacy (for Magic: The Gathering trading card game)
  • Tempest: Into the Storm (for Magic: The Gathering trading card game)