News & Appearances

July 2019: I will be at Readercon (July 11-15) in Quincy, MA. I’m moderating three panels: Latinx Authors Tear Down the Wall (Friday 2pm); Writing While Chronically Ill or Disabled (Saturday 1pm); and What Does Authenticity Look Like? (Sunday 1pm). And I’ll be doing a reading from EXILE on Sunday 2:30pm!

My short story “Revival” is now available to read for free at Beneath Ceaseless Skies. A headstrong atheist is drawn to a traveling tent revival by rumors of miraculous healing, only to find herself in the role of savior.

Later this year, I’ll be speaking at Sirens (October 24-27 in Denver, CO) on the topic of “Trends in Speculative Poetry by Disabled Poets.”

 

April 2019: I am the new co-editor for Climbing Lightly Through Forests, a poetry anthology in tribute to Ursula LeGuin, forthcoming from Aqueduct Press. In the weeks to come, Editor Rose Lemberg and I will be responding to all outstanding submissions and finalizing the Table of Contents. 

Also, I will attend WisCon (May 24–27). Look for me on the panels “The Perception of Everything: Writing the Senses of Disparate Bodies”; “Borders and the United Earth”; and “Food Shaming.” I’ll also be at the Sign Out to sign books. Hopefully, there will be printed ARCs of EXILE at WisCon, if not the final version!

 

March 2019:

I will attend Readercon in Quincy, Massachusetts, July 11-14. Look for me on special-interest panels “What Does Authenticity Look Like?” and “Latinx Authors Tear Down the Wall.”

My short story “Revival” is forthcoming in Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

January 2019:

My debut novel, Exile, will debut on Memorial Day weekend at WisCon, the feminist science fiction convention in Madison, WI. Official release date is June 4, 2019.

I am the poetry editor for Uncanny’s special issue, Disabled People Destroy Fantasy! Submissions open Jan 15 and close Feb 28. Visit Uncanny’s guidelines page for more info.

November 2018: My poems “Moon Scribe” and “The Siren in the Cenote” are available to read for free at Polu Texni.

July 2018: I’ve set up a Ko-fi account. You can support my work for the price of a coffee! Also, my story “Tia Abuela’s Face, Ten Ways” has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming anthology The Latinx Archive: Speculative Fiction for Dreamers.

May 25-28, 2018: I’ll be attending WisCon in Madison, WI. Look for me on panels about Villainesses & Antiheroines and Stigma & Neuroatypicality on Friday, and the first-ever Disabled People of Color panel on Saturday.

March 2018: “By the Mother’s Trunk” now live at Fireside Fiction. This short story about an elephant named Tillie is based on an event in St. Louis history.

December 2017: COVER REVEAL for EXILE, forthcoming from Rosarium Publishing! Also, poem “Vanished” appears in NewMyths.com .

August 2017: poem “Strandbeest Dreams,” cowritten with José M. Jimenez, now available in Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation.

October 21, 2016: Sirens conference in Denver, CO. Presented “How to Read a Poem.”

November 6, 2015: New poems in Uncanny Magazine and Interfictions. Click on the “Selected Poetry and Fiction” tab for links.

October 2, 2015: Sirens conference in Denver, CO. Presented “The Pen Is the Sword: Sara Estela Ramirez, the Revolutionary as Poet.” My poem “The Skin-Walker’s Wife” appears in the Queers Destroy Horror! special issue of Nightmare Magazine. Also, my poem “Levity” is now available to read at Through the Gate.

March 23, 2015: Nebula-nominated author, editor of Goblin Fruit, and NPR reviewer Amal El-Mohtar reviewed The Haunted Girl for Lightspeed magazine:

“There is a theme, throughout the collection, of false prisons and false escapes, reflections on who and where one is and where one’s going. … at the collection’s core: resistance to norms, to imposition, be they of language, sexuality, or mortality. There is a sharpness, a sting to most of these poems, of the kind that makes you hiss and then seek it out again. I loved the collection’s bilingualism, both in the presence of Spanish and the musings on being between languages, on the thermodynamics of translation…”

December 5, 2014: Author and translator David Bowles reviewed The Haunted Girl for my hometown newspaper, The Monitor: “Bradley possesses a real gift for language and unflinching insight into the best and worst of human nature.” At Stone Telling, editor and author Alex Dally MacFarlane has also reviewed the collection.

10/11/2014: The Mythic Delirium anthology is now available for purchase on Amazon. Mythic Delirium volume 1 includes my creepy Southern Gothic poem “Backbone of the Home.” Publisher’s Weekly gave the book a starred review and said: “This anthology is a winner from cover to cover.”

10/2/2014: My poem “Golden Age” appears in issue 11 of the online journal Devilfish Review.

9/4/2014: The Haunted Girl is now available for purchase from Aqueduct Press.

 

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