Many of my essays are published on this blogThis is the comprehensive page where they are collected.


“Sergeant Bothari and Disability Representation in Early Vorkosiverse,” Strange Horisons. D Franklin Defying Doomsday award co-winner for 2018.

“The Priviliege and Necessity of Writing” (this blog), reprinted in Speculative Fiction 2015: The Best Online Reviews, Essays and Commentary edited by Foz Meadows and Mark Oshiro

The uses and limitations of the folklorist’s toolkit for fiction,” Strange Horizons.

“Dear Tip,” Letters to Tiptree, Twelfth Planet Press (2015)

On the pitfalls of merit” (this blog), reprinted in SpecFic 2014: The Best Online Reviews, Essays, and Commentary edited by Renay and Shaun Duke.

Encouraging Diversity: An Editor’s Perspective,” Strange Horizons (2015).

Encouraging Everyday Diversity,” at Jim Hines’ blog (2014)

Post-binary language in SF roundtable: Languages of gender” at (2014)

Feminist SF/F: on Feminist Characters” (this blog), reprinted in Speculative Fiction 2012: The Year’s Best Online Reviews & Commentary. (2013; Hugo award nominee).

Emily Jiang and Rose Lemberg in conversation, podcast, Locus (2012).

Mythpunk roundtable at Strange Horizons, with JoSelle Vanderhooft (2011)