fata morgana cover FATA MORGANA (Blackstone Publishing, June2017)
During an air raid over Germany in 1943, the crew of a
B-17F "Flying Fortress" is knocked into a dead and deadly world, where they must use their formidable inventiveness and courage to survive.

MORTALITY BRIDGE (Subterranean Press, 2011)
A blues musician travels to Hell to retrieve his wife's purloined soul in this dark and lyric fusion of Orpheus, Faust, The Inferno, and Robert Johnson's "Crossroads" myth. (

Treks Not Taken cover ELEGY BEACH (Ace/Putnam, 2009)
The sequel to ARIEL takes place in California nearly 30 years after the events of the first novel. (

Treks Not Taken cover TREKS NOT TAKEN (Harper Collins, 1998)
What if the great writers of our time had written episodes for Star Trek: The Next Generation?

Gnole cover THE GNOLE (William Heinemann, 1992)
Ecological fantasy best described as “Bilbo takes Manhattan.” Profusely illustrated and gorgeously printed. Written with illustrator Alan Aldridge.

Orphans cover ORPHANS (Scorpius Digital Books, 2001)
Story collection including four previously unpublished stories, two novellas, an Afterword, and story notes.

Architect of Sleep cover THE ARCHITECT OF SLEEP (Ace Books, 1986)
Alternate-evolution story that assumes primates didn't make it but raccoons did.

Ariel cover ARIEL (Ace Books, 1983. Reprinted August 2009)
A young man and a unicorn journey from Atlanta to Manhattan in a world where technology has been replaced by magic. (

"Hard Silver," Subterranean Magazine (novelette, Winter 2013). Free online.

Not Last Night but the Night Before," Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 2, ed. William Shafer (Subterranean Press, April 2011) (preview)

"The View from On High," The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), Aug 2000, online reprint April 2009

"Current Affairs," F&SF, Jan 1998

"Drifting off the Coast of New Mexico," Asimov's, June 1995

"Ithaca Bound," Tampa Review #6,  Winter 1995

"Epiphany Beach," F&SF , May 1994

"The Madonna of Port Lligat," Asimov's, June 1994

"Man Overboard," Tampa Review #4, Spring 1993

"Like Pavlov's Dogs," Book of the Dead, ed. John Skipp & Craig Spector, Bantam, 1989; Zeising Press limited hardcover, 1989. Reprinted in Zombies, ed. John Skipp, Oct. 2009, Black Dog/Leventhal Press

"Emerald City Blues," Midnight Graffiti, Fall, 1988; reprinted in Best of Midnight Graffiti, New American Library, Oct 1992

"The Answer Tree," Silver Scream, ed. David J. Schow, Tor, 1988; Dark Harvest limited hardcover, 1988

"True Allegiance," Aboriginal, Nov.-Dec. 1988

"Minutes of the Last Meeting at Olduvai Gorge," Aboriginal, 1987; reprinted in Best of Aboriginal, 1988

"Prodigy," Borderland, ed. Terri Windling, Signet, 1986; Tor Books reprint, Dec 1992

"Bridge," Færy, ed. Terri Windling, Berkley, 1985

"Rocinante," Elsewhere, Vol. III, ed. Terri Windling, Berkley, 1984

TOY STORY 2 (second draft), Pixar/Disney Studios, 1999
Ren & Stimpy Quarterly Special #4, Marvel, Jan 1995

Ren & Stimpy Quarterly Special #2, Marvel, June 1994

Ren & Stimpy #16, Marvel, Marvel, Jan 1994

Space Ark #5, Apple Comics, 1990


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