A recent finalist of the Gaylactic Spectrum Award for Best Short Story, Craig Laurance Gidney is a graduate of the Clarion West workshop. His iction has appeared in Spoonfed, Say…Have You Heard This One?, Ashé, and the anthologies Magic in the Mirrorstone, Madder Love and So Fey.
His book reviews have appeared on the online sites
Bookspot Central and the blog The Mumpsimus. He lives in his native Washington, D.C. with two roommates and two cats.
A finalist for the Lambda Literary Award! Magic and myth mingle in dark and dazzling ways in Craig Laurance Gidney's debut collection. A tourist meets an African sea god... A 12th century Japanese monk attracts the attention of a mischievous shapeshifter... The Earl King lives in a briar patch on an antebellum plantation... Spirits of the past haunt a young boy on a Southern coastal island...