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Selena Chambers’ fiction and non-fiction have appeared in a variety of venues including Clarkesworld, The Non-Binary Review, Tor.com, Bookslut, and Literary Hub, and in recent anthologies such as Mixed Up: Cocktail Recipes (and Flash Fiction) For The Discerning Drinker (and Reader) (Skyhorse Publishing), and Cassilda’s Song (Chaosium).Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart, Best of the Net, the Hugo award, and two World Fantasy awards, including one in 2016 for the story “The Neurastheniac,” included in her debut collection, Calls for Submission (Pelekinesis).

Writing as S. J. Chambers in 2011, she co-authored the critically-acclaimed and best-selling The Steampunk Bible with Jeff Vandermeer (Abrams Image), as well as served
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Calls for Submission

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The Last Session

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Happy Halloween my Treaties!


I know we’re all busy putting the final trimmings on our costumes, but I wanted to celebrate this day with you by sharing the eldritch news that Paul Jessup and I have made a thing, and after much toil and...Treaties!


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This was my first, sit down, and meet and greet with the work of Angela Carter. I've done the academic skim of her oeuvre, and so LOVE didn't exactly fit what I'd come to expect of her work. I was expecting more fabulism and surrealism than naturalis ...more
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