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Laura Anne Gilman’s work has been hailed as “a true American myth” by NPR, and praised for her “deft plotting and first-class characters” by Publishers Weekly. She has won the Endeavor Award for THE COLD EYE, and been shortlisted for a Nebula, (another) Endeavor, and a Washington State Book Award. Her novels include the Locus-bestselling weird western Devil’s West trilogy, the Cosa Nostradamus urban fantasy series, and the Vineart War trilogy, and the story collections WEST WINDS’ FOOL and DARKLY HUMAN. Under the name L.A. Kornetsky, she wrote the "Gin & Tonic" mystery series, and as Anna Leonard, paranormal romances.
Published Jun 28, 2019 · 3,991 words (15 minutes) · 3 views
I was never a club kid, but I had friends who were, and the stories they told made me both thankful it wasn't my scene, and sorry I'd missed out. And with the passing of so many legendary NYC music clubs, when I was asked to write something for THE UNDERWATER BALLROOM SOCIETY, I knew exactly where my story would be set...
Published May 9, 2019 · 2,466 words (9 minutes) · 3 likes · 302 views
In New York City, oddness is just a way of life. Most people don't even blink, no matter how weird the day gets. But some days, the weirdness won't be denied. Or: How the world of the Cosa Nostradamus looks from the outside.
Published Apr 7, 2019 · 788 words (3 minutes) · 2 likes · 338 views
Originally published in the anthology FAMILIARS, edited by Denise Little, it was born out of hearing a man say that he would never date a woman who owned a cat....