Pamela Rentz

About Me

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Pamela Rentz

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What I Write

Writing Sample

“A guest of United Tribes Sky Eagle Orbiting Resort should never know you’re there,” the housekeeping manager, Gloria Tan Oak, told Birdie and the others on their first day. Indians had put a casino on a space station, it stood to reason that they could provide a resort experience while invisible as well.

What I Write

Stories about Ind’ns, especially elders.


Skinny Charlie’s Orbiting Teepee” (Aug 2017) Apex Magazine guest editor Dr. Amy Sturgis.

Reservations Jobs” (Spring 2014) in Yellow Medicine Review guest edited by Carter Meland.
“The Medicine Woman of Talking Rock” (April 2013) at Podcastle.
The Last Willow Stick on the River” (Spring 2012) in Yellow Medicine Review guest edited by Steve Pacheco.
“Lottie v. The Moon Hopper” Future Lovecraft (Innsmouth Free Press, Dec 2011)
“The Battle of Little Big Science” in Asimov’s August 2010.
“Estelle Makes the Casino Run” in Innsmouth Free Press June 2010.
“Social Security” in Wordstock 10 2007


My Write-a-thon Goals

Writing Goals

This year I plan to write one brand new story (or snippet) a week — just yank something from the ethers. Only the fun part. No plans to make it pretty. I will post a short description about each story at the end of the week at

Fundraising Goals

I match donations up to $100. Micro-donations welcome.