Fiction By Cat Rambo

Books (author):
RUMOR HAS IT, Tor Macmillan, forthcoming.
WINGS OF TABAT, Wordfire Press, forthcoming.
DEVIL’S GUN, Tor Macmillan, 2023.
YOU SEXY THING, Tor Macmillan, November, 2021
EXILES OF TABAT, Wordfire Press, May, 2021.
CARPE GLITTER, Meerkat Press, October, 2019. Nebula Award winner.
HEARTS OF TABAT, Wordfire Press, 2018.
BEASTS OF TABAT, Wordfire Press, 2015. Compton Crook award nominee.
A SEED UPON THE WIND, Athans & Associates, 2012.

Collections (author):
LA MECANICA SECRETA DEL MUNDO, La Maquina Que Hace Ping, 2022.
TWICEFAR AND BEYOND, Storybundle, 2022.
NEITHER HERE NOR THERE, Hydra House, 2016.
NEAR + FAR, Hydra House, 2012. Contains Nebula award nominated “Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain.”Kindle version.
EYES LIKE SMOKE AND COAL AND MOONLIGHT, Paper Golem Press, 2009. (Notes) (Hardcover, Kindle version, e-reader version)
THE SURGEON’S TALE & OTHER STORIES, with Jeff VanderMeer. Two Freelancers Press, 2007.

Anthologies (editor):
THE REINVENTED DETECTIVE, co-edited with Jennifer Brozek, Arc Manor Press, 2023.
THE REINVENTED HEART, co-edited with Jennifer Brozek, Arc Manor Press, May, 2022.
IF THIS GOES ON, Parvus Press, 2019.
WOMEN DESTROY FANTASY, Lightspeed, (co-editor) 2014.

Short Fiction:
INTO THE CTHULHU-VERSE, forthcoming. Twas Brillig.
LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE, forthcoming. Resistance.
THE NEURODIVERSE ALIEN ENCOUNTERS, forthcoming. Scary Monsters, Super Creeps
PARADIGM SHIFT, forthcoming. Shepherd’s Journey.
99 FLEETING FANTASIES, edited by Jennifer Brozek, 2024. The Man Who Stole the Moon.
ANYTHING WITH NOTHING, edited by Mercedes Lackey, 2023. Beebalm and Bergamot.
GAME ON!, edited by Joshua Palmatier and Tony Pi, 2023. The Cards As They Were Dealt.
SHAPER OF WORLDS, 2022. A Single Breath, Heard Only in My Dreams.
ROGUE ARTISTS, May, 2022. Art Holds Our Broken Hearts Together.
SLATE MAGAZINE, May, 2022. The Woman Who Wanted to Be Trees
LAST CITIES OF EARTH, November, 2021. Snowflakes.
99 TINY TERRORS, edited by Jennifer Brozek, November, 2021. A Tourist’s Guide to Terror.
GUNFIGHT ON EUROPA STATION, edited by David Boop, July, 2021. Riders of the Endless Void. (with J.M. Martin)
DARK MATTER MAGAZINE, July, 2021. Stand and Deliver (with Wayne Travis Rambo).
THE DRABBLECAST, April 2021. The Hands of Heroes.
THE WELL (Shoeless Pete Games), April 2021. The Sisterhood of the Shovel.
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES, April, 2021. Every Breath a Question, Every Heartbeat an Answer (novelette).
THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, March, 2021. Crazy Beautiful. Locus Award nominee.
SPACE: 1975, edited by Robert Jeschonek, January, 2021. Shot Through With Shards of Light.
UPON A ONCE TIME, November, 2020. Red Boots Blues.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, November 2020. I Decline.
AND THE LAST TRUMP SHALL SOUND, Arc Manor, November, 2020. Because It is Bitter (novella).
PATREON, October, 2020, The Witch’s Daughter Monologue
PATREON, July, 2020. A User’s Guide to Delirium.
PREDATORS IN PETTICOATS, edited by Margaret McGraw, June, 2020. How Joyful the Work.
THREE-LOBED BURNING EYE, June, 2020. At the End of the Song, A Ghost Is Waiting.
LIGHTSPEED, December, 2019. The Silent Familiar. (Originally appeared in Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight)
PATREON, December, 2019. My Name is Scrooge.
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, December, 2019. All You Need.
UNLOCKING THE MAGIC, edited by Vivian Caethe, September, 2019. Broken All My Boughs and Brittle My Heart.
WONDERLAND, edited by Marie Keegan and Paul Kane, April, 2019. How I Become the Queen of Treacle
PATREON, April 2019. The Chosen One.
KNAVES, March, 2019. Assassin or Thief
SOLAR FUTURES, March, 2019. Big Rural.
UNFETTERED III, edited by Shawn Speakman, March, 2019. A Merchant Has Maxims, (novelette)
CITIES OF DUST, PLANES OF LIGHT, edited by Todd Sanders, January, 2019. A Hand Extended.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, December, 2018. Appreciating Estate.
PATREON, October, 2018. Gauntlet.
PATREON, September, 2018. Lost My Tongue.
PATREON, July, 2018. Through the Valley of the Shadow of the Toadgod Bully.
PATREON, June, 2018. What Stirs in the Static.
PATREON, May, 2018. Phoenix Riders.
PATREON, December, 2017. Unpredictable.
PATREON, October, 2017. A Restless World, co-written with Rachel Swirsky.
PATREON, October, 2017. Penned.
BLOOD BUSINESS, 2017. Girls Gone Wild.
PATREON, August, 2017. A House Alone.
PATREON, July, 2017. Another Selkie Story.
PATREON, July, 2017. Say Yes.
PATREON, June, 2017. Leaves.
PATREON, May, 2017. The Houses of West Seattle.
PATREON, April, 2017. Fix the Page.
CHASING SHADOWS, edited by David Brin, 2017. Preferences.
PATREON, January, 2017. Last Year’s Ghost.
GENIUS LOCI, edited by Jaym Gates, November, 2016. The Threadbare Magician. Audio version.
CYBER WORLD: TALES OF HUMANITY’S TOMORROW, edited by Jason Heller and Josh Viola, November, 2016. The Rest Between the Notes.
CHAMPIONS OF AETALIS, edited by John Helfers and Marc Tassin, November, 2016. Books Are No Good.
PATREON, November, 2016. Aardvark Says Moo. Audio version on Toasted Cake.
PATREON, October, 2016. Thursday’s Child.
ABYSS & APEX, July, 2016. Haunted. (with Bud Sparhawk)
CLARKESWORLD, May, 2016. Left Behind.
PATREON, March, 2016. Web of Blood and Iron.
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES, March, 2016. Call and Answer, Plant and Harvest.
THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, March, 2016. Red in Tooth and Cog.
CONSPIRACY!, edited by Tom Easton, February, 2016. The Mermaid Club. (with Mike Resnick)
THE BESTIARY, edited by Ann VanderMeer, 2016. Tongues of Moon Toad.
PATREON, February, 2016. The Mage’s Gift.
PATREON, February, 2016. Seven Clockwork Angels.
EVERY DAY FICTION, December, 2015. Dark Shadows on the Earth.
NAUGHTY OR NICE, edited by Jennifer Brozek, December, 2015. He Knows When You’re Awake.
OUTLIERS, November, 2015. Reflections From Mirror World 57.
PATREON, November, 2015. Laurel Finch, Laurel Finch, Where Do You Wander?
GRENDELSONG, October, 2015. As The Crow Flies, So Does the Road.
FICTION RIVER: RECYCLED PULP, edited by John Helfers, September, 2015. Marvelous Contrivances of the the Heart.
PATREON, September, 2015. Talking in the Night.
PATREON, August, 2015. Snakes on a Train.
PATREON, July, 2015. California Ghosts.
PATREON, June, 2015. 2611.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, May, 2015. The Haunted Snail.
PATREON, May, 2015. The Owlkit, the Candymaker, the Beekeeper, and the Brewer.
PATREON, May, 2015. Reality Storage.
AIRSHIPS AND AUTOMATONS, April, 2015. Memphis Barbecue.
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES, April, 2015. Primaflora’s Journey.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, April, 2015. You Have Always Lived in the Castle.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Spinner Press Advertisement.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. A Brief Treatise on Magical Energy and the Practice of Eating Beasts.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Ducal Correspondance.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Pests of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. A Handbill Posted Outside Figgis Bakery.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Arriving in Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. The Markets of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. The Statues of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Fashions of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Street Foods of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Gardens of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Flowers of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. Artists of Tabat.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. A Glimpse From the College of Mages.
FLASHES OF TABAT (blog series), April, 2015. An Auction Handbill.
QUARTERREADS, April, 2015. A Souvenir of Tabat.
BLACKGUARDS: TALES OF ASSASSINS, MERCENARIES, AND ROGUES, edited by J.M. Martin, May, 2015. The Subtler Art.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, March, 2015. Bit Player.
THIRTEEN: STORIES OF TRANSFORMATION, edited by Mark Teppo, 2015. The Ghost-Eater.
FICTION RIVER: PAST CRIMES, edited by Kristine Rusch, December, 2014. The Raiders.
FANTASY SCROLL MAGAZINE, December, 2014. Circus in the Bloodwarm Rain.
PATREON, December, 2014. Coyote and the Sheep.
PATREON, December, 2014. On Twicefar Station, As the Ships Come and Go.
SHATTERED SHIELDS, edited by Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt, November, 2014. Hoofsore and Weary.
UNIDENTIFIED FUNNY OBJECTS 3, edited by Alex Shvartsman, November, 2014. Elections at Villa Encantada.
PATREON, October, 2014. The Nondescript Bear.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, September, 2014. The Moon and the Mouse.
PATREON, September, 2014. How Dogs Came to the New Continent.
PATREON, September, 2014. Jaco Tours.
PATREON, August, 2014. Mirabai the Twice-lived.
PATREON, August, 2014. Small Demons (originally published as Prairie Dog Town).
THREE-LOBED BURNING EYE, August, 2014. Eggs of Stone.
BY FAERIE LIGHT, July, 2014. A Brooch of Bone, A Hint of Tooth.
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES, July, 2014. Rappacini’s Crow.
PATREON, July, 2014. Her Windowed Eyes, Her Chambered Heart.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, June, 2014. English Muffin, Devotion on the Side.
SUPERFICIAL FLESH, Spring, 2014. Can You Hear the Moon?.
ASIMOV’S, March, 2014. All the Pretty Little Mermaids.
CLARKESWORLD MAGAZINE, February, 2014. Tortoiseshell Cats Are Not Refundable. Audio version.
STAMPS, VAMPS, AND TRAMPS, edited by Shannon Robinson, 2014. Summer Night in Durham.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, November, 2013. Just the Facts: A Zombie Story.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, October, 2013. Flying Matilda (with Gio Clairval).
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, October, 2013. Superhero Art.
ABYSS & APEX, October, 2013. The Toad’s Jewel.
WHAT FATES IMPOSE, edited by Nayad Monroe, September, 2013. To Read the Sea.
SIGNS OF LIFE, September, 2013. Mystery in Metal.
GLITTER AND MAYHEM, edited by Lynne Thomas and Michael Damien Thomas, September, 2013. Of Selkies, Disco Balls, and Anna Plane.
EVERY DAY FICTION, August, 2013. Three Wishes.
BEYOND THE SUN, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt, July, 2013. Elsewhere, Within, Elsewhen. Notes.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, July, 2013. On the Big-Fisted Circuit. Audio version.
THE MAD SCIENTIST JOURNAL, June, 2013. Prophetic Lobster Man.
CLOCKWORK PHOENIX FOUR, May, 2013. I Come From the Dark Universe.
THE JOURNAL OF UNLIKELY ENTOMOLOGY, May, 2013. Of Spiders, Centipedes and Holes.
SQ MAGAZINE, April, 2013. A Man and His Parasite.
THE OTHER HALF OF THE SKY, edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay Holt, April, 2013. Dagger and Mask.
GIGANOTASAURUS, March, 2013. Logic and Magic in the Time of the Boat Lifts (with Ben Burgis).
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, February, 2013. Love’s Footsteps.
FISH, edited by Carrie Cuinn, 2013. The Fisher Queen.
EVERY DAY FICTION, January, 2013. The Passing of Grandmother’s Quilt.
BOUND OFF, October, 2012. At the Core.
KAZKA PRESS, October, 2012. In the Mirror’s Heart.
RED PENNY PAPERS, October, 2012. Connection To Beyond.
ESCAPE POD, July, 2012. Grandmother. Notes.
APEX MAGAZINE, April, 2012. So Glad We Had This Time Together.
ANIMISM: THE GODS’ TALE, April, 2012. The Unicorn’s Lament.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, February, 2012 Bus Ride to Mars. Notes.
TALES FROM THE FATHOMLESS ABYSS, 2011. A Querulous Flute of Bone.
SUBVERSIONS, 2011. Flicka.
CROSSED GENRES, Fall, 2011. Zeppelin Follies.
DREAM PEOPLE, Fall, 2011. Futures.
10 FLASH QUARTERLY, October, 2011. Lost In Drowsy Dreams.
BASEMENT STORIES, August, 2011. TimeSnip.
FANTASY MAGAZINE, June, 2011. The Immortality Game.
CLARKESWORLD, May, 2011. Whose Face This Is, I Do Not Know.
BULL SPEC, Spring, 2011. The Coffeemaker’s Passion.
ABYSS & APEX, April, 2011. Bots d’Amor.
10FLASH QUARTERLY, April, 2011. The Forbidden Stitch.
BENEATH CEASELESS SKIES, April, 2011. Love, Resurrected. (Audio version)
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, April, 2011. Pippa’s Smiles.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, February, 2011. Swallowing Ghosts.
INTERGALACTIC MEDICINE SHOW, February, 2011. A Frame of Mother-of-Pearl.
APEX MAGAZINE, February, 2011. Close Your Eyes.
GIGANOTOSAURUS, February, 2011. Karaluvian Fale.
LIGHTSPEED, February, 2011. Long Enough And Just So Long.
SHADOWS & LIGHT II, 2011. Aquila’s Ring.
REDSTONE SCIENCE FICTION, November, 2010. Not Waving, Drowning.
2020 VISIONS, 2010, edited by Rick Novy. Therapy Buddha.
TOR.COM, October, 2010. Clockwork Fairies. Locus Award nominee.
EVERY DAY FICTION, September, 2010. Love Affair.
CROSSED GENRES, September, 2010. Centzon Totochin.
DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, September, 2010. Seeking Nothing.
LIGHTSPEED, September, 2010. Amid the Words of War. Notes.
EXPANDED HORIZONS, August, 2010. Swamp Gas.
EVERY DAY FICTION, August, 2010. The Investigation.
EXPANDED HORIZONS, June, 2010. Coyote Barbie.
CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 3, 2010. Surrogates.
MOOT MAGAZINE, April 2010. Biosapiens.
MOOT MAGAZINE, April 2010. The Strange Case of Maya Andaluz.
M-BRANE, January, 2010. Fire on the Water’s Heart.
TALEBONES, December, 2009. Legends of the Gone.
REALMS OF FANTASY, December, 2009. Narrative of a Beast’s Life. Locus Award nominee. Audio version.
Appeared on Locus Magazine’s 2009 Recommended Reading List.
LAST DRINK BIRD HEAD, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, November, 2009. Last Drink Bird Head.
CLARKESWORLD, November, 2009. The Mermaids Singing Each to Each. Audio version.
STRANGE HORIZONS, October, 2009. Ms. Liberty Gets A Haircut.
WOMEN OF THE BITE, ed. Cecilia Tan, September, 2009. The Queen of Goth and Sugar.
HATTER BONES, September, 2009. Things Spoken in the Rain.
M-BRANE, March, 2009. Boyz and Girls Come Out To Play.
BRAIN HARVEST, March, 2009. Prairie Star.
THE ORPHAN, 2008. Sphinx.
ABYSS & APEX, October, 2008. Angry Rose’s Lament.
FARRAGO’S WAINSCOT, October, 2008. The Fisherman’s Child.
CLARKESWORLD, October, 2008. The Worm Within. Audio version.
BEHIND THE WAINSCOT, August, 2008. The Magician.
CLOCKWORK PHOENIX, 2008. The Dew Drop Coffee Lounge.
POSTCARDS FROM…, March, 2008. Up the Chimney.
WEIRD TALES, March, 2008. Events at Fort Plentitude. In audio form on TALES TO TERRIFY.
ASIMOV’S, March, 2008. Kallakak’s Cousins. Audio version.
SERPENTARIUS, February, 2008. RealFur.
THE NEW WEIRD, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, 2008. Cornflowers Beside the Unuttered.
PAPER CITIES, edited by Ekaterina Sedia, 2008. The Bumblety’s Marble.
INTERGALACTIC MEDICINE SHOW, October, 2007. The Towering Monarch of His Race.
BLACK SAILS: TALES OF PIRATE FANTASY, edited by Sam and Josie Hawken, 2007. In the Lesser Southern Isles.
CLARKESWORLD, July, 2007. I’ll Gnaw Your Bones, the Manticore Said.
Chosen as a Notable Story for 2007 by the Million Writers Award. Honorable mention, YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, 25th volume and Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 2008.
FANTASY, 2007. Sugar. Audio version.
SAY…WHAT’S THE COMBINATION?, May, 2007. A Key Decides Its Destiny.
DARK RECESSES, Spring, 2007. Niobe in the Seattle Rain.
SHIMMER, 2007. Eagle-haunted Lake Sammammish.
SYBIL’S GARAGE, March, 2007. An Appetite for Love.
SUBTERRANEAN, March, 2007. The Surgeon’s Tale. (with Jeff VanderMeer). Locus Award nominee. (Notes)
STRANGE HORIZONS, February, 2007. Foam on the Water.
Honorable mention, YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, 25th volume and YEAR’S BEST FANTASY AND HORROR, 2008.
TALEBONES, Winter 2006/2007. Memories of Moments, Bright As Passing Stars.
ABYSS & APEX, January, 2007. Ten New Metaphors for Cyberspace.
FANTASY, December, 2006. The Dead Girl’s Wedding March.
FORGOTTEN WORLDS, December, 2006. Alkyone’s Journey.
AIOFE’S KISS, December, 2006. The Bear.
STRANGE HORIZONS, November, 2006. Magnificent Pigs. Read by Levar Burton.
STACCATO MAGAZINE, August, 2006. Requiem for a Cowgirl.
SYBIL’S GARAGE, Spring, 2006. Lonesome Trail.
ABERRANT DREAMS, Spring, 2006. Mother’s World.
CHIZINE, Fall 2005. Grandmother’s Road Trip. (2nd place, Chizine short story contest).
CYBER AGE ADVENTURES, September 2005. Ticktock Girl.
GRYPHONWOOD, Summer, 2005. Dryad’s Kiss.
FLASH FANTASTIC, February, 2005. Wickedness.
FLASHSHOT, December, 2005. Love in Brine.
FERAL FICTION, November, 2004. Acquainted With the Night.
DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES, Winter, 1997. Hands.
13TH MOON, Winter, 1992. Bigfoot.
THE CORNFIELD REVIEW, Spring, 1992. The Coffee Cup Song.
SUN DOG, Summer, 1991: Wants and Desires. Notes.
CREAM CITY REVIEW, Spring, 1991. Falling. Notes.
WALDEN REVIEW, Spring, 1991. The Accordion. Notes.
THE FLORIDA REVIEW, Fall, 1990. Counting. Notes.
ASYLUM, September, 1990. Reminiscences of Planet Crabby. Notes.

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