Publications and Media Appearances


Short Fiction

  • “Hatsumōde: A Confluence Story,” in Queer for the New Year. Balance of Seven Press, 2022.
  • “Chinode-matsuri,” in Ab Terra 2020. Brain Mill Press, 2020.
  • “All that Remains,” in Queers Who Don’t Quit. Queer Pack Publishing, 2020.
  • “Shivers,” in Rogues: Before and Beyond. Balance of Seven Press, 2019.
  • “Grey Dawn Breaking,” in Rogues and Wild Fire. Balance of Seven Press, 2018.
  • “The Gateway,” in ImageOutWrite Vol. 6. 2018.
  • “Oshima,” in Utter Fabrication. Mad Scientist Journal, 2017.
  • “First Light at Dawn,” in Queerly Loving: Vol. 1. Queer Pack Publishing, 2017.
  • “In the Vale,” in The Copperfield Review, 2017.
  • “Parking Lot,” in TQ Review Vol. 2, 2017.

Awards, Recognition, and Nominations

  • “Curtains in the Breeze,” First place, Fountain Magazine 2017 essay contest
  • “Chinode-matsuri,” Nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2021.
  • Grey Dawn, won 2021 NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite.
  • Grey Dawn, listed by the Queer Armenian Library as the first novel written by an Armenian-American lesbian.
  • Confluence, nominated for 2022 Nebula Award, added to SFWA Reading List .


  • “Curtains in the Breeze,” in Fountain Magazine,13 September 2018.
  • “The Armenians of Pittsburgh,” in Queer Around the World. Qommunicate Publishing, 2018.
  • “Homeward Road,” in Con-course Vol. 1. Plurality Press, 2017.
  • “Grit, Grace, and Grounds,” in TQ Review vol. 2, 2017.



Public Lectures and Stage Shows

  • “The Armenians of Pittsburgh” (WordPlay, 2017)
  • “Get Your History the Anime Way” (Tekko 2018)
  • “Animal-Person Caricatures” (Anthrocon 2019)
  • “Tohoku Krampus: Get to Know the Namahage of Northern Japan” (Anthrocon 2020, canceled due to COVID)
  • “Grey Dawn” (ECSC, October 2020)
  • “Grey Dawn” (WPAFW, October 2020)
  • “Coffee Talk” (WPAFW, October 2020)
  • “An Introduction to Edo period Erotica” (WPAFW, October 2022)
  • “Tohoku Krampus” (Anthrocon 2022)
  • “A Safety Briefing on Kitsune” (WPAFW, October 2022)

Graphic Design Portfolio

(all designs watermarked)

Design for Benjamin Linzy (

Badge design for Carnegie Mellon University KGB  (