Tom Crosshill

Tom Crosshill's fiction has been nominated for the Nebula Award, the Latvian Annual Literature Award, and has appeared in venues such as Clarkesworld, Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Lightspeed. In 2009, he won the Writers of the Future contest. After some years spent in Oregon and New York, he currently lives in his native Latvia. He's a satellite member of the writers' group Altered Fluid. In the past, he has operated a nuclear reactor, translated books and worked in a zinc mine, among other things.


Tom's YA fiction is represented by Ammi-Joan Paquette of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency

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FEB 22 - "Fragmentation" up for a Nebula

Very happy to report my short story "Fragmentation, or Ten Thousand Goodbyes", from April's Clarkesworld, has been nominated for a Nebula Award. Thanks to everyone who helped with this story, to Clarkesworld for publishing it (and Kate Baker for reading the audio version), and to all the readers who found it worthy. I'm thrilled.

This blog post is brief as I'm currently in Cuba, where internet is scarce.

Here's the story...

News & Appearances

May 2013 -- Tom's YA fiction is now represented by Ammi-Joan Paquette of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency.

Feb 2013 -- "Fragmentation, or Ten Thousand Goodbyes" nominated for the Nebula Award

Nov 2012 -- "A Well-Adjusted Man" now out at Lightspeed Magazine

Apr 2012 -- "Fragmentation, or Ten Thousand Goodbyes" now up at Clarkesworld Magazine

Mar 2012 -- Collection "Dubultnieki un Citi Stasti" nominated for Latvian Annual Literature Award -- Best Debut