"The Wily Thing"
Black Gate 12 (Summer 2008)
This fantasy novelette, set in a land of humid bayous where the water can play tricks, is the longest piece I've sold yet!
- Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2009 Edition, edited by Rich Horton (Prime Books, 2009)
- Honorable Mention in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection, edited by Gardner Dozois
- “An absolute delight. The setting is fascinating and original, every detail crafted in prose with real charm.” --Lois Tilton, Internet Review of Science Fiction