Speculative fiction writer, translator, and editor

irrealis.ink was a static, art exhibit sister site to atashi.org. You can view the site in its original form below.

Live site. You can use your browser’s forward and back buttons to navigate.

About the pages

Additional context on the pages. Links open in the viewport browser above. All photography and design by me.

Post-Apocalyptica” is a sequential art microfiction work illustrated with photographs I took while camping overnight at the unmaintained, crumbling parts of the Great Wall of China as part of my study abroad program in Beijing in 2011. It’s got a bleak and solarpunk vibe.


Exhibit showing physical, hand-bound, crafted editions of digital fanfic. I created this series to question what media we consider transient and what media we consider worthy of archiving, and why we consider that a physical edition of a digital good reifies an idea.

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Utterance pages are collaborative round robin works. atashi and I alternated on each sentence and improvised in real-time. Each work was completed in one session.

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Read the individual works:

Hand-coded archive of postal mail sent between April 2015 and October 2015. Includes lightbox to view scans.

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Hand-coded pronoun usage page. Includes audio files of pronoun pronunciation that play on click.

Page includes multiple pronoun sets. By changing the class of a set to "current," I can show or hide sets depending on my mood.

I developed this as an easy-to-update pronoun badge that would accommodate my genderfluidity.

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Hand-coded post layout design. View in new window to see full responsiveness of layout on large screens.

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