My article “Crying Wolf on Mars” came out this week in Strange Horizons. It’s a look at the historical search for life on the Red Planet. People once thought there were canals, jungles, and giant faces on our planetary neighbor. there. Most of the claims have been discredited, some are in limbo, and a few continue to tickle our hopes. Personally, I’d be thrilled to just find some fossil shales there, though if we’re going to find life elsewhere in the solar system, my money is on Europa, Enceladus, and Titan.
Received word today that a piece I wrote arguing that video games have achieved the status of art has been accepted for publication in Clarkesworld to be published early next year.