Haddayr Copley-Woods

In print (or pixels):

"Belly," Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jul/Aug 2014.

". . . a story about survival, and retaining the essence of yourself when you do it." -- Tangent Online

"Perfect," Apex Magazine, April 2014.

"Parent Charts," Snakeskin Poetry Magazine, February, 2014. A poetry comic.

"Listen To Me," Tumbarumba: a frolic of intrusions, October, 2008. Firefox plug-in which surprises the reader with our stories.

"Dead," Strange Horizons, February, 2008. Honorable Mention, Best Horror of the Year, ed. Ellen Datlow.

"Dust," Flytrap, November, 2007

"Meeting," Say . . . What's the Combination? June, 2007

"Hot," Ideomancer, September 2006

"Cows, Water, Whiskey," Flytrap, June, 2006

Reviews (click for full review):
Tangent online: "The sly and conversational tone of the narrator lends the piece a feel of a folktale, although the stories as well as their morals are a bit more sophisticated . . . excellent read."

"The Desires of Houses," Strange Horizons, February, 2006: anthologized in Best Romantic Fantasy 2007 and Best of Best American Erotica 2008. Recorded as a podcast at Podcastle.

Reviews (click for full review):
Kirkus Reviews: "(A) literary star turn . . ."
Tangent online: "'The Desires of Houses' is a gorgeous story and I highly recommend checking it out."
Mumpsimus: "'The Desires of Houses' is a light and clever story that stands just fine on its own; saying anything other than "it works" would be to say too much . . ."
IROSF: "Despite a few . . . glitches, this short work is highly sensual and erotic, and it offers a valuable lesson about wanting and being wanted. Recommended."

"Borne Away," Strange Horizons, June, 2004.

Reviews (click for full review):
Tangent online: "The prose had a mystical quality, but with grounded twenty-first century overtones."

"Grammercy Park," Ratbastards: A Mischief of Rats, Velocity Press, June, 2003

Reviews (click for full review)
Mumpsimus: "Haddayr Copley-Woods is a writer of great skill and insight."
Andrew Hatchell: "This is a beautifully written story all the way through. I especially loved the latter part of the story which features an astonishingly effective technique of writing from multiple simultaneous perspectives. This is one of the best fantasy stories I've read this year."