Winner of the Crawford Fantasy Award and the Dashiell Hammett Prize

“Inventive, atmospheric, and fiendishly delightful.”
—Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners



A World Fantasy Award Finalist

In this gothic fable published as a deck of playing cards, a sprawling family fights to preserve itself against the wiles of the knavish bank people—and against its own deep-buried secrets. Available for purchase from Ninepin Press.


07.18.2016: “The Family Arcana” is a finalist for a 2016 World Fantasy Award. See the complete list at Locus.

05.16.2016: “Hansel, Gretel, Grendel,” a story I co-wrote with Emily Houk, was published in issue 66 of Conjunctions. The story also appears online.

04.29.2016: I was interviewed for The Rumpus by Jason Eells. We discussed interactive fiction, Ninepin Press, and other projects.

04.04.2016: The audio edition of “The Family Arcana,” featuring a different reader for each of the fifty-cards, is now available via the Ninepin Press bandcamp page.

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