Jei D. Marcade

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Jei D. Marcade

About Me

What I Write

This is what a horror writer looks like when they don the ill-fitting skinsuit of a fantasy-and-science-fiction writer.


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Communion” (PodCastle 2016)
The World in Evening” (Strange Horizons 2015)
Sounding the Fall” (Escape Pod  2015)
» 2015 James Tiptree, Jr., Award Long List
From Blood and Ash and Embers” (Goblin Fruit 2010)
» reprint (Expanded Horizons 2011)
The Flute-Maker’s Daughter” (Crossed Genres 2010)
Superhero Girl” (Fantasy Magazine 2009)
» winner of the Best Fantasy Story of 2009 Poll and Contest
»  audio reprint (PodCastle 2009)
» analog reprint (Rich Horton’s Superheroes anthology 2013)

Write-a-thon Goals

Writing Goals

A baker’s dozen of vignettes set in my current novel WIP, which centers on five badass ladies/nonbinary protags living in a fantasy analog of Joseon-era Hanseong/Hanyang!Seoul.

(But let’s be real, some wordage will probably be spent on the contemporary millennial exorcist project ALSO kicking around in my brainmeats.)