My Published Work

Waiting For The Full Moon, Fang, Claw and Steel (August 2000).

Crossed Genres (Alternate History issue 9 – A Matter of Possession)
Verb Noire’s The Jukebox BardThe Trouble With Dragons Semaphore Magazine (September 2009 – Moon Maiden’s Mirror).
And Chang’Er Flew To The Moon, Bards And Sages Quarterly (January 2010).
An article “Growing Up” in the Eastern issue of Crossed Genres

“Cogwork Cat” in Everyday Fiction. Also featured in Every Day Fiction Anthology III.
“The Sound Of Breaking Glass” in the June edition of Semaphore Magazine. Later featured in Semaphore Anthology 2010.
“Lux Perpetua”, M-BRANE-SF Issue 18
“The Bones Shine Through With Light”, M-BRANE-SF Issue 27
“Ark”, Luna Station Quarterly Issue 8
Wolf At The Door (Lyrical Press)
Obsidian Moon, Obsidian Eye (Lyrical Press)

“Birth Story”, Everyday Fiction, January
“The Sound of Breaking Glass”,The Apex Book of World SF, Vol II
The Ayam Curtain, Math Paper Press. (co-edited with JY Yang).
Yao Jin, Weird Noir, Fox Spirit Books.
Metal Can Lanterns, International Speculative Fiction/ISF #1.
Metal Can Lanterns, Dagon
Metal Can Lanterns, ISF 2012 Annual Anthology

Rider, YA, Math Paper Press.
Speaker, YA, Math Paper Press.
Lotus, We See A Different Frontier.
Eagle Feathers, the World SF Blog.
Wolf At The Door (print), Katarr Kanticles Press.
A Sky Full of Swiftlets, Visibility Fiction.
Running From Shadows, The Book of Imaginary Beasts: Urban Fantasy.
Megumi’s Quest, Insignia: Japanese Fantasy Stories
Article, FOCUS #61, BSFA’s magazine for writers.

Heart of Fire, Fox Spirit Books.
Only A Week, Trafficking In Magic/Magicking In Traffic (ed. David Sklar and Sarah Avery), Gray Rabbit Publications/Fantastic Books. buy link here
The Bones Shine Through With Light & Looking For Trouble, Chinese Fantasy Stories, (ed. Kelly Matsuura), The INSIGNIA series.
The Birth of a Child, Luna Station Quarterly:
Walkabout, What Follows, edited by April Steenburgh.
Birth, Crossed Genres.
War and Peace, Holdfast Magazine.
The Bones Shine Through With Light., Unconventional Fantasy: A Celebration of Forty Years of the World Fantasy Convention.
Starfang, Fox Spirit Books.
Yen Lo Wang’s Wife, Fox Spirit Books (free fiction).
“Too Asian”: Time for Diversity? Diversity in YA.
Articles on the Skiffy and Fanty Show.

The Sun Boat Heads East, Bards and Sages Quarterly, Jan.
Megumi’s Quest, Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013, edited by Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein, Twelfth Planet Press
Charmed Life, Cranky Ladies of History, edited by Tehani Wessely and Tansy Rayner Roberts, FableCroft Publishing
The Book of Phoenii, speculative poetry and flash fiction about mythical birds.
I Growled, Truancy, Issue One (April 2015).
Representing Marginalized Voices in Historical Fiction and Fantasy, Strange Horizons.
The Lessons of the Moon, Accessing The Future.
Letters To Tiptree, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Alexandra Pierce
Dragon Dancer, Lantana Publishing.
Wolf At The Door, Fox Spirit Books.
Obsidian Moon, Obsidian Eye, Fox Spirit Books.
Crow Girl, Tincture Journal, Issue 12Table of contents.
The Lessons of the SunTFF-X: Ten Years of The Future Fire

You have wings, therefore you must fly, The Book of Imaginary Beasts: Book #53: Erase And Rewind.
Running From Shadows, (ed. by Kelly Matsura), INSIGNIA Vol. 3.
Green & Lady WhiteThe Arcanum: Mythology of the Ancient World
Sun Dragon’s Song, illustrated by Kim Miranda, Rosarium Publishing.
Yellow Duckling, Transitions, Needle In The Hay.
The Seed In Me, Wattpad.
Dragon and Lady Knight, Wattpad.
Dragon SistersYA Fantasy set in Qing China.
Starfang: Claw of the ClanWattpad.
dragon girlsRambutan Literary, issue 2.
Dark Claw , Book 1 of the Gabriel Sutherland Series(relaunched).
Halcyon Days, Book 2 of the Gabriel Sutherland Series.
Wolf At The Door, Gerakbudaya.
The Sea Is Ours with Jaymee Goh, Gerakbudaya.
“Water Is Life”: A Roundtable About Coasts And Rivers Affected By Climate Change with Ishki Ricard, Kate Elliot & Rebecca Roanhorse, Strange Horizons: LINK. (non-fiction).
When All Colors Have Gone, Rambutan Literary, issue 3.

Sun Dragon’s Song #2, Rosarium Publishing.
Homecoming, WEREWOLVES VERSUS: Space, March 8th.
Singapore, with beach glass, The Murmur House, March 22nd.
I Found Love In An Urn, INSIGNIA Vol. 4. (Amazon Link)
Skyscarves/Aurora, Glittership, Spring (April).
Starfang: Rise of the Clan, Fox Spirit Books. (kindle buy link)
Sweet Threads, Lane of Unusual Traders, Tiny Owl Workshop.
When Nenek Disappeared, Occulum.
The Wraith Child, Occulum.
‘asian flavors’, The Wiscon Chronicles Vol. 11, edited by Jaymee Goh, Aqueduct Press.
Garra Rufa, Rambutan Literary.
Qi Xi, Uncanny Magazine, July 4th.
Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia Butler, Twelfth Planet Press.
Demon: The Descent – Night Horrors: Enemy Action, Onyx Path Publishing.
Undead: A sourcebook for Chill 3rd Edition, Growling Door Games.
Water Into Wine, Annorlunda Press, September 27th.
Dragon Sisters, 1st October.
Decision, Where The Stars Rise, Laksa Media, October 8th.
They all dance under the full moon, Occulum.
My Valkyrie, Cauldron Anthology.
Oysters, Pearls & Magic, re-release, November 23rd (print) & December 4th (kindle).
Diary of War, Anathema Magazine Issue 3, December 5th.
Articles on Folklore Thursday.
Articles on The Skiffy and Fanty Show.
Science Fiction in the Antipodes: An Australian Speculative Fiction Roundtable with Gillian Polack, Matthew Farrer, Tehani Croft & Ambellin Kwaymullina, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction)

Dragon Dancer (US), January 1st. (Also available at Lerner)
On The Path We Travel, Moonchild Magazine.
The Thing You Feed, The Future Fire.
The Bridge, Anathema Magazine Issue 4, April 20th.
Stars Bright As Light, Insignia Vol. 5.
Vermillion Nights, Asian Birds & Beasts, Insignia series.
The Bones Shine Through With Light, Sunspot Jungle Vol 1, Rosarium Publishing.
Starfang: Claw of the Clan, Fox Spirit Books, 17th July.
Starfang: Will of the Clan, Fox Spirit Books, 24th September.
Undead (Chill Third Edition), 31th October.
Saints and Bodhisattvas, Queen of Swords, December.
Poetry in MULTIVERSE, Shores of Infinity, 4th December.
Flintlock RPG, Nine Dragons Publication.
7th Sea, Fuso, John Wick Presents.
In The Far and Dazzling Future, People Are Still People: A Roundtable On Domestic Space Opera, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction)

Silver Wings, The Future Fire, February 26.
Reborn, The Principal Girl: Feminist Tales From Asia.
Dear Son, Sharp & Sugar Tooth, Upper Rubber Boot.
Dragon Physician, Radish Fiction.
Dark Claw, Radish Fiction.
A Child’s Heart, rpg writing, Unicorn Motorcycle Games.
Earthdawn Fourth Edition: Mystic Paths, rpg writing, FASA Games.
Werewolf: The Forsaken – Night Horrors: Shunned By The Moon, rpg writing, Onyx Path Publishing.
Pendant, Anathema Magazine Issue 8, August 20th.
Metal Can Lanterns, Cast of Wonders, Episode 375: Banned Books Week: Reclaiming Our Narratives.
Swift The Chase: Scenes From 9 Fantastic Stories, October 8th.
Til We Meet Again, Dragon Bike: Fantastical feminist bicycle stories.

“A lag is happening”, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial)
“Variations on a name: The -punks of our times”, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial)
“The system is broken for people of colour,” Strange Horizons.  (non-fiction/editorial)

Insignia Drabbles Volume One, Insignia Publications, (ed. by Kelly Matsura).

My Soul Is Wolf, Anathema Magazine, 28th April.
Dutiful Daughter (translated by Toshiya Kamei), Korad #36.
Dragon Physician (self-pub), Amazon, 10th May.
Dragon Physician (self-pub), Gumroad, 10th May.
Sun Dragon’s Song (self-pub), Gumroad, 19th May.
Insignia 2020: Best Asian Speculative Fiction, (ed. by Kelly Matsura), July 30
My Soul Is Wolf/Mi alma de lobos, (translated by Toshiya Kamei), Nagari Magazine,  August.

Three drabbles (Liao Zhai Hunter), Insignia Southeast Asian Fantasy Drabbles, September 28th.

Chasing Ghosts, Changing Breeds: Wild West Tales, October 10th, Storyteller Vault.

Pearl of the Palace, October 20th, Scarlet Ferret.

I Should Be Asleep, Insignia Horror Matsuri, October 30th.

The Summons, Cold Open Stories, December 16th.

The Bridge, Anathema Magazine, Showcase Edition, 30th December.

“The need for safer spaces in sff: what can we do next?”, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial)

Trials By Whiteness: Definitions of Whiteness and Their Relevance Post-Racefail, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial/column)

Moving beyond diversity: a conversation we need to have in sff”, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial)


The Thing You Feed, Serialbox, January.

Twelve Paths To Glory, January 14th.

The Complete Dragon Sisters Omnibus, January 25th.

Saints & Bodhisattvas, BE ME: LGBTQIA+ Stories of Belonging (eds. Joel Donato Ching Jacob & Daphne Lee), February 13th.

Unravel, Ab Terra Flash Fiction Magazine, issue 2, March 17th.

The First Day of Khirshi-Da, The Fox Spirit Book of Love, April 13th.

It Is The Year 2115, Multispecies Cities: Solarpunk Urban Cities, World Weaver Press,  April 13th.

Dutiful Daughter, translated by Yukari Kousaka, Kaguya Planet,  July 22nd.

Yen Lo Wang’s Wife, Insignia 2021: Best Asian Speculative Fiction.

Two drabbles in Mythical Creatures of Asia (Insignia Drabbles Book 3), May 10th.

Di Yu, Cold Open Stories: Short Fiction Anthology, June 12th.

Blue Kueh, Seasons Between Us: Identities And Memories, (eds. Lucas Law and Susan Forest), Laksa Media, August 8th.

Poems, Shoreline of Infinity 26.

Starfang audiobooks, Scribd, October.

The Thing You Feed (read by Christina Ho), Episode 6 of Tales Beyond Time, Realm Media, December 28th.

Hearts of Wulin, The Gauntlet.

The Waters Of This Place: Aotearoa New Zealand Speculative Fiction, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial)

Taking Care: The Humane Heart of Science Fiction, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial)

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Nonbinary Joy. (non-fiction/editorial)

A Different Future: An Examination of The Ministry & Indigenous Futures. (non-fiction/editorial)


Chaser, Wattpad, 7th Jan.

When Nenek Disappeared, Kaidankai, narrated by Linda Gould, 12th Jan.

Art for Mrs Daedalus (Marianne Conolly), The Future Fire, Jan (Issue 2022.60).

Fire Heart, Scholastic Asia, May.

Yen Lo Wang’s Wife, Insignia 2021: Best Asian Speculative Fiction, 16th June.

The Pig Clan’s Revenge, Wattpad, 9th August.

The Damned Hound, Cold Open Stories: Fast Fictions – Traitors, 26th August.

Unravel, translated by Yukari Kousaka, Anon Press, 31st August.

Pelican, Wattpad, 1st September.

Thick As Oysters, Wattpad, 10th September.

Bright As Dawn Colours, Wattpad, 30th September.

Treacle Blood, The Future Fire, Issue 2022.63, 6th October.

Twelve Paths To Glory, Amazon (kindle), 31st October.

Twelve Paths To Glory, Amazon (paperback), 11th November.

Horror and Hope in Climate Fiction. (non-fiction/editorial), 24th Jan.

The Southeast Asian Special, Strange Horizons. (non-fiction/editorial), 29th August.


Treacle Blood (audio), Kaidankai: Japanese Ghost & Supernatural Stories, January 10.

The Summons (audio), Cold Open Stories, narrated by Megan Youmans, February 10.

I Found Love In An Urn, Patreon, March 29.

Solarpunk Letters: Seeds of Change, The Future Fire issue 2023.65, April.

My urban fantasy (set in Singapore) novels
Under my pen name J. Damask: Wolf At The Door and Obsidian Moon, Obsidian Eye and Heart of Fire.
Wolf At The Door was on the recommended reading list for the Nebula Awards 2011.
(Also check out Urban Fantasy – Jan Xu and the World of the Lang and Urban Fantasy – the world of the Lung, the Hu and the Feng)

Fox Spirit Books is now the publisher of the Jan Xu Adventures Series (US/UK). Gerakbudaya publishes Wolf At The Door (Malaysia/Singapore).

Anthology of science fiction Envisioning: A Collection of Speculative Fiction (here) and (here)
Winged: A Novella Of Two Girls (here)

Web Serials
Oysters, Pearls And Magic
Path Of Kindness (novellas set in a future world)
The Book Of Phoenii (a Book within a book about the mythical bird).
And Chang’Er Flew To The Moon, a steampunk webserial

Keep tuned for more updates!

10 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. Sanjaya
    Nov 07, 2011 @ 09:29:20

    You write well.


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