Nghi Vo lives on the shores of Lake Michigan, and her fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, PodCastle, and Lightspeed. Her short story “Neither Witch nor Fairy” appears on the 2014 Tiptree Award Honor List. She believes in the ritual of lipstick, the power of stories, and the right to change your mind.
Her father’s great dynasty, sacred to Amun and guided by the hand of the gods, stood shakily on those scrawny legs.
This body is tired and hungry. But the beating of a strange heart keeps me awake.