Celebrating Christopher Tolkien’s Cartographic Legacy
Tor.com, 22 Jan 2020
Where Do Fantasy Maps Come From?
Tor.com, 23 Sep 2019
An Exercise in Telling: Sylvain Neuvel’s Themis Files
AE, 10 Jul 2019
Fantasy Maps Don’t Belong in the Hands of Fantasy Characters
Tor.com, 28 May 2019
What Does a Fantasy Map Look Like?
Tor.com, 19 Mar 2019
A Literary Love Letter to Maps: The Writer’s Map
Tor.com, 26 Nov 2018.
The Dúnedain and the Deep Blue Sea: On Númenórean Navigation
Tor.com, 7 Nov 2018
God and the Machines: The Short Fiction of Peter Watts
AE, 25 May 2015 • As “Dieu et les machines : les nouvelles de Peter Watts,” afterword to Au-delà du gouffre by Peter Watts (St-Mammès: Le Bélial’, 2016); translated by Erwann Perchoc.
Here Be Blank Spaces: Vaguely Medieval Fantasy Maps
The New York Review of Science Fiction 300 (Aug 2013)
How Snake Keepers Should React to the Python Tragedy
Ottawa Citizen, 8 Aug 2013
Raising Baby Garter Snakes: Some Personal Observations
The Garter Snake, Apr 2005

Book Reviews

  1. Instances of Head-Switching by Teresa Milbrodt. Strange Horizons, 3 Jun 2020.
  2. Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography, 3rd ed., by Nick KanasCalafia, Mar 2020.
  3. Necessity by Jo Walton. AE, 23 Aug 2016.
  4. Company Town by Madeline Ashby. AE, 6 Jun 2016.
  5. Quantum Night by Robert J. Sawyer. AE, 14 Mar 2016.
  6. Echopraxia by Peter Watts. AE, 14 Dec 2015.
  7. Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson. AE, 28 Sep 2015.
  8. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. AE, 17 Aug 2015.
  9. The Just City and The Philosopher Kings by Jo Walton. AE, 20 Jul 2015.
  10. My Real Children by Jo Walton. AE, 27 Apr 2015.
  11. Elements by Suzanne Church. AE, 23 Mar 2015.
  12. Irregular Verbs and Other Stories by Matthew Johnson. AE, 26 Jan 2015.
  13. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. AE, 24 Nov 2014.