In short, I discuss the pandemic of the spirit (i.e. racism), which arrived in the US long before the coronavirus pandemic did, and which will be a lot harder to cure.
Forgot to announce this! Back in August, I sold my favorite short story I've ever written, "Red Mask," (set in a futuristic Shanghai reminiscent of the 1930s, about a serial killer who steals young women's faces) to one of my favorite speculative fiction magazines, Shimmer. My second fiction sale of 2015 that has the word "red" [...]