Content Tags

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Abundance of Fish, An

Read (800 words)

Character death, grief, second-generation Chinese-Americans, giant flying fish, destruction of cities, first-person POV addressed to a second person, ungendered characters, Chinese culture, Lunar New Year


Badwater

Read (26 lines)

Death Valley, Badwater, licking the Earth, erotic poetry, first-person POV


Budapest

Read (137 lines)

Assassins, farsightedness, poem sequence, archers, canon-typical violence, second-person POV


Children of the Geese

Read (32 lines)

Implied character death, guns, violence, geese, first-person POV


Chimera

Read (17,900 words)
Listen (2 hr 11 min)

Human experimentation, chimeras, parent-child relationships, spaceships, organ farming, mystery, Greek mythology, future, Chinese speculative fiction in translation, pregnancy, genetics, evolution, first-person POV, third-person POV


Complex Filament of Light, A

Read (3,400 words)
Listen (27 minutes)

Suicide (not described), grief, depression/mental illness, second-person POV, Antarctica, graduate school, auroras, nonbinary character, Chinese-American characters, friendship


Consistencies

Read (8 lines)

Rain, fieldwork, alien environment, first-person POV


Cry Mercy

Read (5,600 words)

Explicit sexual content, D/s, kinbaku, shibari, Japanese rope bondage, piercings, anniversary, established relationship, third-person POV


Curiosity Fruit Machine

Read (700 words)
Listen (6 minutes)

Future fic, nonbinary characters, neopronouns, expedition, artifacts, third-person POV


Drabarni and the Firebird

Listen (41 minutes)

Grief, friendship between women, struggles with power and purpose, kissing, third-person POV


Fifth Lttr, Th

Read (900 words)

Authoritarianism, first-person plural POV, oulipian writing, rebellion, resistance


Flashover

Forthcoming

Desire, rejection, love, plants, fire, first-person POV


four times tubbs was a menace and one time he wasn’t

Read (1,500 words)

Mental health, first-person POV, cats, self-care


From Something Emerging

Buy (5,000 words)

Rape culture, insects, arachnids, Southern California, Caltech, San Gabriel Valley, urban exploration, sibling relationships, first-person POV


Generations

Read (1,400 words)

Intergenerational trauma, war, diaspora, character of color, second-person POV


Gold Silkworm, The

Listen (33 minutes)

First-person POV, Chinese culture, spirits, traditional Chinese medicine, possession, cricket fighting, sabotage, poison, gambling


Gone Are the Days of Begging

Listen (7 minutes)

Mentions of teeth, music, friendship, third-person POV


Her Sacred Spirit Soars

Read (5,400 words)
Listen (41 minutes)

Character death, grief, depression/PTSD/mental illness, suicidal ideation, institutionalization, scientific experimentation, abduction, bird–human body swap, Chinese-American characters, Chinese culture, F/F romantic relationship, friendship between women, first-person POV addressed to second person


Inhalations

Read (30 lines)
Listen (2 minutes)

Perfume, scent, first-person POV, language metaphors, totally Red Riding Hood/Big Bad Wolf fanfiction


Introduction to the Journal of Interplanetary Lycan Studies, Volume 1, Issue 1

Read (900 words)

Marginalization/oppression, faux academia, first-person POV, space exploration, werewolves, characters of color, nonbinary character, werewolves and non-Earth moons


Just a Little Spice Will Do

Listen (32 minutes)

Cannibalism, self-harm, F/F romantic relationship, relationship conflict/violence, cheating, third-person POV


Lies You Learned, The

Read (118 lines)

Rape culture, racialized fetishization, emotional manipulation/abuse, magician/assistant relationship, decolonization parallels, second-person POV


肉骨茶 (Meat Bone Tea)

Read (16 lines)
Listen (2 minutes)

Friendship, food, traditional Chinese medicine, first-person POV


Minghun: Unlikely Patron Saints, No. 5

Listen (17 minutes)

Afterlife, spirits, Chinese culture, Chinese characters, F/F romantic relationship, arranged marriage, first-person POV


Möbius Continuum

Read (4,400 words)
Listen (35 minutes)

Car collision, paraplegia, mathematics, assistive technology, world creation, first-person POV, Chinese speculative fiction in translation


Mother Tongues

Language, assimilation, Chinese-American characters, multilingual text, second-person POV, Southern California, mother–daughter relationships


Parallax

Read (8 lines)

Atypical formatting, space, first-person POV


Particularities

Read (10 lines)

Mars, dust storms, wildfires, Southern California, first-person POV


Person Who Saw Cetus, The

Read (5,500 words)
Listen (44 minutes)

Character death, suicide, grief, space exploration, father–daughter relationship, performance art, photography, third-person POV, Chinese speculative fiction in translation


Poison Kiss

Listen (8 hrs 46 min)

Rape culture, PTSD/mental illness, some explicit sexual content, bisexual characters, queer characters, nonbinary character, portal fantasy, first-person POV, magic/superpowers, Texas


Presuppositions

Read (8,400 words)

Explicit sexual content, D/s, M/M sexual and romantic relationship, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke sucks, piercings, graduate school, linguistics, third-person POV


Seventh Day of the Seventh Moon

Listen (44 minutes)

Chinese characters, Chinese culture, F/F romantic relationship, Chinese mythology, third-person POV


Slow Ones, The

Listen (20 minutes)

Alien invasion, apocalypse/nuclear war, F/F sexual relationship, third-person POV


Someone’s Checking You Out Right Now!

Read (1,000 words)

Suicide, depression/mental illness, graduate school, jiangshi, Chinese-American character, undead, dating, OKCupid parody, first-person POV


Speechless Love

Buy (2,400 words)

Character death, future fic, climate/ecology fiction, Chinese culture, Chinese characters, spaceships, poetry, Chinese speculative fiction in translation, first-person POV


To Dean Winchester | From a Busty Asian Beauty

Read (48 lines)

Explicit sexual content, racialized fetishization, subverting the dominant narrative, first-person POV


Tons of Feels

Read (6,100 words)

Explicit sexual content, sibling incest, polyphonic text, House of Leaves parody, atypical formatting, footnotes, meta-text on fandom, first-person POV


Vector

Read (1,000 words)

Character death, grief, guns, violence, illness/pandemic, crows, third-person POV


Water Night

Read (1,400 words)

Explicit sexual content, trans/nonbinary characters, genital-agnostic sex, power bottom Sanao Akeha, third-person POV


What Could Be

Read (150 words)

Character death, grief, parental neglect, Chinese-American characters, diaspora, first-person POV