Laura Anne Gilman

Speculative fiction. Sometimes dark, occasionally slipstream. 100 words to 100,000.

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Laura Anne Gilman’s work has been hailed as “a true American myth” by NPR, and praised for her “deft plotting and first-class characters” by Publishers Weekly. She has won the Endeavor Award for THE COLD EYE, and been shortlisted for a Nebula, (another) Endeavor, and a Washington State Book Award. Her novels include the Locus-bestselling weird western Devil’s West trilogy, the Cosa Nostradamus urban fantasy series, and the Vineart War trilogy, and the story collections WEST WINDS’ FOOL and DARKLY HUMAN. Under the name L.A. Kornetsky, she wrote the "Gin & Tonic" mystery series, and as Anna Leonard, paranormal romances.

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You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)

Published May 9, 2019 · 2,466 words (9 minutes) · 3 likes · 202 views

Fantasy supernatural urban fantasy New York City

In New York City, oddness is just a way of life. Most people don't even blink, no matter how weird the day gets. But some days, the weirdness won't be denied. Or: How the world of the Cosa Nostradamus looks from the outside.





Published Apr 13, 2019 · 6,949 words (26 minutes) · 228 views

Fantasy Mystery urban fantasy cosa nostradamus implied sexual elements (not explicit)

A teenaged girl. An underground fairyland. And a not-quite-human PI who specializes in missing children....





Published Apr 7, 2019 · 788 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 223 views

Fantasy Magical Realism magic cats short fiction familiars flash fiction

Originally published in the anthology FAMILIARS, edited by Denise Little, it was born out of hearing a man say that he would never date a woman who owned a cat....


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