I am a freelance writer, editor, and translator based in Los Angeles. I use my background in linguistics to tell rich, polyphonic stories that highlight my heritage and experiences. I primarily write genre work, including science fiction, fantasy, and horror. You can view my CV for a complete list of publications and past talks.


August 18, 2019 – My short story “Mother Tongues,” first published in the January/February 2018 issue of Asimov’s, has been longlisted for the 2019 Hugo Awards. As the fifth year of the Hugo Awards long list anthology by Diabolical Plots has met its Kickstarter funding, this will be the sixth time “Mother Tongues” has been reprinted.

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