Speculative fiction writer, translator, and editor


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stop ma’aming me

By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  February 28, 2015  •  0 Comments
Lanterns & clouds

I know you’re being polite, but: stop ma’aming me stop calling me a lady or a gal or a girl stop assuming that I’m a woman stop referencing me with she/her pronouns How I experience gender is separate from how I present myself physically. Gender is invisible, and, the more comfortable I am in understanding my […]

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By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  December 13, 2014  •  0 Comments
Terms naming new public sites

I have a fascination with the act of naming. Roman Mars and Graham Coreil-Allen do a fantastic job of summing up naming’s power and allure in the episode “Names vs The Nothing” of 99% Invisible: Roman Mars     So it all comes back to a name against a nothing. When you give a nothing a name, […]

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