Tony Pi
Originally from Taiwan, Dr. Tony Pi earned his Ph.D. in Linguistics at McGill University and now lives in Toronto, Canada. His fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld and Abyss & Apex, among others, as well as twice previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies: “Silk and Shadow” in BCS #11 and “The Curse of Chimère” in BCS #54. “No Sweeter Art” is the second stand-alone tale in this series (following “A Sweet Calling” in Clarkesworld). Visit for a list of his other works.

Stories by Tony Pi:
“No Sweeter Art”Issue #155, September 4, 2014

"A strongly-realized setting here, and an effective Zodiac-based magic system." —Lois Tilton, Locus online

“The Curse of Chimère”Issue #53, Second Anniversary Double-Issue, October 7, 2010

"complex and fantastic enough to be thoroughly rewarding, not to mention entertaining." —Tangent Online

Honorable Mention, Year's Best SF 28 (ed. Gardner Dozois)

“Silk and Shadow”Issue #11, February 26, 2009

"All is resolved imaginatively"  —Rich Horton, Locus

"Recommended"  —Lois Tilton, IROSF

Honorable Mention, Year's Best SF 27 (ed. Gardner Dozois)

Podcasts by Tony Pi:
“BCS 133: No Sweeter Art”Issue #155, September 4, 2014