Short Story in Sunspot Jungle 2, Fall 2018

Rosarium Publishing’s new anthology Sunspot Jungle 2 will be coming in the Fall of 2018, and it will feature numerous luminaries of science fiction.

Among the confirmed writers who will be appearing are Basma Abdel Aziz, Yasser Abdel Latif, Saladin Ahmed, William Alexander, Charlie Jane Anders, Anatoly Belilovsky, Brooke Bolander, Vashti Bowlah, K. Tempest Bradford, Jennifer Marie Brissett, Maurice Broaddus, Christopher Brown, Tobias S. Buckell, Nadia Bulkin, Chesya Burke, Raquel Castro, Joyce Chng, John Chu, P. Djeli Clark, Zig Zag Claybourne, Elaine Cuyegkeng, Indrapramit Das, Teresa P. Mira de Echeverría, Claudia De Bella, Mame Bougouma Diene, Dilman Dila, Walter Dinjos, Tananarive Due, Hal Duncan, Corinne Duyvis, Berit Ellingsen, Amal El-Mohtar, Mélanie Fazi, Tang Fei, Fábio Fernandes, Jeffrey Ford, Clifton Gachagua, R.S.A. Garcia, Sergio Gaut vel Hartman, Max Gladstone, Jaymee Goh, Hiromi Goto, Nick Harkaway, Margrét Helgadóttir, Carlos Hernandez, Nalo Hopkinson, Sabrina Huang, T.L. Huchu, Walidah Imarisha, Emmi Itäranta, N.K. Jemisin, Rahul Kanakia, Isha Karki, Csilla Kleinheincz, Tessa Kum, Clara Kumagai, Victor LaValle, Rose Lemberg, Ken Liu, Karen Lord, Karin Lowachee, Carmen Maria Machado, Nick Mamatas, Kuzhali Manickavel, Haralambi Markov, Juan Martinez, Brandon Mc Ivor, Foz Meadows, Hiroko Minagawa, Sunny Moraine, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Kristine Ong Muslim, Ramez Naam, Shweta Narayan, Iheoma Nwachukwu, Irenosen Okojie, Nnedi Okorafor, Malka Older, Chinelo Onwualu, Nene Ormes, Sanem Ozdural, Sarah Pinsker, Pavel Renčín, Rebecca Roanhorse, Yoav Rosen, Geoff Ryman, Jayaprakash Satyamurthy, Nisi Shawl, Eve Shi, Angela Slatter, Naru Dames Sundar, Jeremy Szal, Bogi Takács, Gabriel Teodros, K.A. Teryna, Natalia Theodoridou, Sheree Renée Thomas, Lavie Tidhar, Walter Tierno, Francesco Verso, Sabrina Vourvoulias, Subodhana Wijeyeratne, myself, and Carlos Yushimito.

My particular story will be “A Model Apartment,” which previously appeared at the Innsmouth Free Press, exploring the journey of a Hmong artist who moves from the Midwest to the quiet city of Arkham, Massachusetts.

Established in 2013, Rosarium Publishing is a publisher specializing in speculative fiction, comics, and a touch of crime fiction with a multicultural flair. They believe that “talent does not inherently have a race, religion, or region; there is no talent solely found in X or Y chromosome; talent is everywhere, and we will comb the four corners of this globe to find it.”

They like to “be crazy, wild, provocative. We also like to chill, and there’s never a moment where you won’t find us laughing. If you try to paint us in a corner, we’ll go all TAKI 183 on you and cover it with graffiti. We say that we’re here to “introduce the world to itself,” so you never know where you’ll find us.”

Previous projects include Afrofuturism anthologies, Rastafarian sci-fi, Southeast Asian steampunk, Hip-hop time-traveling fantasy,  and tattoo artist vampires. DayBlack, Kid Code, Malice in Ovenland, Sun Dragon’s Song, Stories for Chip, and The Little Red Fish, are just a few of the projects they’ve brought to light over the last 5 years. For further information, visit them at

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