Rose Lemberg

Rose Lemberg is a queer immigrant from Eastern Europe. Their work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Interfictions, Uncanny, Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology, and previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, among other venues. Rose co-edits Stone Telling, a magazine of boundary-crossing poetry, with Shweta Narayan. They have edited Here, We Cross, an anthology of queer and genderfluid speculative poetry from Stone Telling (Stone Bird Press), and The Moment of Change, an anthology of feminist speculative poetry (Aqueduct Press). They are currently editing a new fiction anthology, An Alphabet of Embers. You can find Rose at and @roselemberg, including links to their page on Patreon, where they post about Birdverse, the world in which their BCS stories and others take place.

Stories by Rose Lemberg:
“A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power, Pt. II”Issue #230, July 20, 2017
“A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power, Pt. I”Issue #229, July 6, 2017
“The Book of How to Live”Issue #209, Eighth Anniversary Double-Issue, October 6, 2016
“Geometries of Belonging”Issue #183, Seventh Anniversary Double-Issue, October 2, 2015
“Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds”Issue #175, June 11, 2015

Finalist for the 2015 Nebula Award, Novelette

"A rich and rewarding work... This story is an accomplished work of rare insight." —Tangent Online

One of nine highest-rated novelettes of the year on the 2015 Tangent Online Recommended Reading List

“Held Close in Syllables of Light”Issue #80, October 20, 2011

Podcasts by Rose Lemberg:
BCS 200: A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of PowerIssue #229, July 6, 2017