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Camille Alexa's work appears in ChiZine, Fantasy Magazine, Escape Pod, Pseudopod, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and various anthologies.  Her short story collection, PUSH OF THE SKY (Hadley Rille Books, 2009), received a starred review in Publishers Weekly and is a finalist for the 2010 Endeavour Award given for a distinguished work of speculative fiction by a Northwest author.  More info & updated bibliography at .




, a collection of short works by Camille Alexa (Received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.  Foreword by Jay Lake.)


  • "The Beetle Eater's Dream" in Space & Time Magazine  # 106 (2008)
  • "The Butterfly Assassins" in Magic & Mechanica  anthology (Ricasso Press, 2009) 
  • "The Clone Wrangler's Bride" [online] in  (2007)
  • "Cold, Dark, Deep" in Harvest Hill anthology (Graveside Tales, forthcoming)
  • "Droidtown Blues" [online] in (2008)
  • "The Flatwoods Monster" in Beyond Centauri (October 2010, forthcoming)
  • "Flaming Marshmallow and Other Deaths"  in Machine of Death  anthology (TBA, forthcoming)
  •           * "Flaming Marshmallow and Other Deaths" [AUDIO online] at Escape Pod (2008)
  • "Flor de Muerto" in Dia de los Muertos anthology (Elektrik Milk Bath Press, forthcoming)
  • "Fly, Fly, Pretty Monkey" in Shadows of the Emerald City  anthology (Northern Frights Publishing, 2009)
  • "Flying Solo" in Desolate Places  anthology  ( Hadley Rille Books, 2008)
  • "For They Are As Beasts" in The Blackness Within anthology (Apex Books, forthcoming)
  • "Four Jerks of the Apocalypse" [online] in RevolutionSF (2009)
  • "The Good Old-Fashioned Kind of Water" [online] in Crossed Genres Magazine (Issue # 10)
  •          "The Good Old-Fashioned kind of Water" reprinted  in Crossed Genres Year One anthology (2010)
  • "The Green Infinity" [online] in Abyss & Apex (2008)
  • "Gretel" in The Devil's Food  anthology (Monsters Next Door, 2009)
  •           "Gretel" [AUDIO] at Pseudopod (forthcoming)
  • "Hey, Baby" [online] in Boston Literary Magazine  (Fall 2007)
  • "In a Pale Room" [online] in Reflection's Edge (2009)
  • "Inclusions" in RUINS Extraterrestrial  anthology (Hadley Rille Books, 2007)
  • "Kisses for Wishes" in Black Box  anthology (Brimstone Press, 2008)
  • "A Man of Science" [free PDF] in Strange, Weird,&Wonderful (2009)
  • "Monday, the Wager" in Assasin's Canon  anthology (Utility Fog Press, 2010)
  • "Night Vaulting" [aka "The Italian"] in Sporty Spec: Games of the Fantastic  anthology (Raven Electrick Ink, 2007)
  •           * "Night Vaulting" [aka "The Italian" - reprinted online] in Expanded Horizons (2008)
  • "Occupational Hazards for the Late-night Girl" in 42 Magazine (Vol. 1, #2)
  •           *Occupational Hazards for the Late-night Girl"[AUDIO] in Sniplits (forthcoming)
  • "Poppies So Red, Bones So White" in Courting Morpheus anthology ( forthcoming)
  • "A Pretty Lucky Day" in The Four Horsemen anthology (Pill Hill Press, forthcoming)
  • "The Price of Osmosis" in Raw Terror anthology (Read Raw Press, forthcoming)
  • "The Pull of the World and the Push of the Sky" in Origins anthology (Hadley Rille Books, 2009)
  • "Shades of White and Road" [online] in Fantasy Magazine (2009)
  •           *"Shades of White and Road"[in AUDIO online] Fantasy Magazine Podcast (2009)
  • "Station Thirteen" in Tainted anthology (Strange Publications, 2008)
  •           * "Station Thirteen" available on AnthologyBuilder
  • "The Taste of Snow" in Aftermaths anthology (Hadley Rille Books, forthcoming)
  • "The Thief and the Thorn" in Renaissance Festival Tales anthology (Hadley Rille Books, 2009)
  • "Things Never Change" in Bards & Sages Quarterly (October 2009 issue)
  • "To Heroboy From Tiffani" [online] in A Thousand Faces (Fall, 2007)
  • "Veilsight" in RUINS Metropolis  anthology (Hadley Rille Books, 2008)
  • "Visiting the Bone Merchant" in Black Box  anthology (Brimstone Press, 2008)
  • "The Weight of Space and Metal" in A Mosque Among the Stars anthology (ZC Books, 2008)
  • "Weird Fruits" in It Came From Planet Mars  anthology (SpecFicWorld, 2008)
  •           "Weird Fruits" reprinted in Frontlines anthology (forthcoming)


  • "A Lady's Guide to First Contact Etiquette" in Tales of the Talisman (forthcoming)
  • "A Lady's Quick Reference Note on the Tentacle" in The Book of Tentacles anthology (Sam's Dot, 2009)
  • "Blind Date" [online] in Bewildering Stories issue #254 (2008)
  • "The Colony Captain's Journal" [online] in Every Day Fiction (2008)
  • "Countdown to a Lynching" in Doorways Magazine #14 (forthcoming)
  • "cuckoo's nest" in Doorways Magazine #12 (forthcoming)
  • "Dark Tintinnabulation" in Return of the Raven anthology (Horror Bound Books, 2009)
  • "Dear Zombie" [Illustrated!  Free PDF]  in Semaphore Magazine (September 2009)
  •           * "Dear Zombie" in Semaphore 2009 Anthology (forthcoming)
  • "Doe Test-Drives Venus Model 237" [online] in Bewildering Stories issue #256 (2008)
  • "Eight Seconds When We Were Ten" in This Ain't No Rodeo anthology (Wolfsinger Publications, 2008)
  • "I Consider My Cadaver" [online] in ChiZine (2008)
  • "Ikea, Redacted" in make/shift magazine (forthcoming)
  • "Large Beast" in AlienSkin Magazine  Vol. VII, No. 6 (June/July, 2009)
  • "Lunar Farming Takes Real Gumption" Honorable Mention in Limerick contest (2007)
  • "My Friend Emily" in Sinister Tales (2009)
  • "Naked, I" in Doorways Magazine #9 (forthcoming)
  • "now all things have been used at least once" [free PDF] in Polu Texni (Summer 2009)
  • "Of all the Court Jesters on Mars" in Kaleidotrope (forthcoming)
  • "Outward Bound" in Star*Line  (March/April 2008)
  • "Plastic Personality Surgery" in Aoife's Kiss (2008)
  • "Prettiest Girl in Van Allen's Belt" in Kaleidotrope (forthcoming)
  • "Solo Missions, I Do All I Can" in Kaleidotrope (forthcoming)
  • "Such a Little Thing" in Vicious Verses and Reanimated Rhymes  (Coscom Entertainment, 2009)
  • "Virgin Soil" [online PDF] in OG's Speculative Fiction issue #15 (2008)


  • "Slumber Party Massacre: Rita Mae Brown Makes a Messy Statement" (co-authored with John Chandler)  in Butcher Knives and Body Counts:  essays on the formula, frights, and fun of the slasher film (Dark Scribe Press, forthcoming)
  • The Green Man Review