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Jules (writing when she gets work)
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J. C. Runolfson is a poet, fantasist, reviewer, amateur folklorist, voracious reader, unapologetic feminist, and would-be revolutionary. It's a hallmark of her work that weirdness wins, every time. She'd also live in the ocean if she could breathe underwater and her laptop wouldn't short out.

J. C. Runolfson's published work to date:


Rosebed, Lone Star Stories, February 2006
Swan Daughter, Scheherezade's Bequest, Issue 3, 2006
"The Tale and the Teller" in the SFPA brochure "Dragon Lust," issued Autumn 2006
"Glass Eyed" in the December 2006 issue of Between Kisses
Advent, The Sword Review, December 2006 (Rhysling Nominee 2007)
Windborne, Goblin Fruit, Winter 2007
"Living Memory," Issue 4 of The Shantytown Anomaly, January 2007
"The Answer Compounded," Sybil's Garage No. 4, April 2007
No Trespassing, Goblin Fruit, Spring 2007 (reprint, first self-published in 2006)
Wish Upon, The Sword Review, May 2007
The Fruit Vendor, Coyote Wild Magazine, Autumn 2007
Passionplay, with Jennifer Crow, Dragons, Knights, & Angels Magazine, November 2007
Sea Wife, Aoife's Kiss, December 2007
Step (and Turn), Goblin Fruit, Winter 2008
Blooded, The Lorelei Signal, April-June 2008
"American Mermaid," Not One of Us, Issue #39, Spring 2008
"Persephone Returns," Space and Time, Issue #103, Spring 2008
"Curio," Illumen, Spring 2008
Transformation, Strange Horizons, May 2008 (Rhysling Nominee 2009)
Not the Territory, Lone Star Stories, June 2008
Inconstant, Astropoetica, Spring 2008
Its Hour Come Round at Last, Raven Electrick, July 2008
Foxhunt, Lone Star Stories, August 2008
Too Fond of Books, Goblin Fruit, Autumn 2008
Faithful, Goblin Fruit, Autumn 2008
What You Never Knew About the Princess, Ideomancer, December 2008
"Now You See Her," Electric Velocipede, Issue #15-16, Winter 2008
O. D., Goblin Fruit, Winter 2009 (Rhysling Nominee 2010)
The sky is the floor of an ocean, Mindflights, January 2009, reprinted in Chanteys for the Fisherangels
"Kumiho," Going Going (GONE): A Not One of Us Special Publication, January 2009
Lifestory, Ideomancer, March 2009 (Rhysling Nominee 2010)
"Klabautermann," Mythic Delirium, Issue #20, Winter/Spring 2009
"The ocean's daughter takes a lover," Not One of Us, Issue #42, October 2009
Phineas Gage blinks for eternity, Goblin Fruit, Winter 2010
"In the Sea Witch's Grotto," Not One of Us, Issue #43, April 2010
Starfruit, Astropoetica, Issue 8.1, Spring 2010
Linnaeus Names Theobroma cacao, Strange Horizons, April 2010
"The Birth of Science Fiction," Mythic Delirium, Issue #22, The Goblin Delirium Issue, Spring/Summer 2010
"Kindler," Star*Line, Issue 33.3, May/June 2010
Fathom, Strange Horizons, June 2010
Robert Cornelius speaks a dead tongue, Stone Telling, Autumn 2010
"Tigerskin," Mythic Delirium, Issue #23, Autumn/Winter 2010
Crowfunded, Goblin Fruit, Spring 2011
"Summoning a Southern Devil," Mythic Delirium, Issue #24, Spring/Summer 2011
Mark Twain feels the storm, Ideomancer, September 2011
On the Searoad, Jabberwocky, Issue 8, September 2011
The exposure of William H. Mumler, Stone Telling, Issue 6, Winter 2011
"At the Crossroads of the West," Fantastique Unfettered, Issue #4, December 2011
"Barbara Newhall Follett welcomes home," Mythic Delirium, Issue 26, Spring/Summer 2012
Deluge, Goblin Fruit, Spring 2012
Warning Signs, Jabberwocky, Issue 11, June 2012
Trance for Insomniacs, Stone Telling, Issue 10: The Body, Winter 2014
"Zora Neale Hurston Meets Felicia Felix-Mentor on the Road," Mythic Delirium, 0.3, Winter 2014
"L'Inconnue de la Seine," Coping: A Not One of Us Special Publication, January 2014
Sea Widow, Liminality, Issue 1, Autumn 2014


The Road to Ever After, Reflection's Edge, September 2005
No Trail Home, Flash Me Magazine, April 2007
"Family Movie," Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy, September 2009

Moulin Rouge mood theme by crackified
7th sea, adrienne rich, angela carter, animal bride/bridegroom, anime, arts and crafts movement, belly dancing, big fish, birdwomen, borderlands, bpal, brown bear of norway, cabinet des fees, celtic mythology, child ballads, chinese folklore, chinese mythology, cj cherryh, creation stories, dark fantasy, david bowie, dead can dance, descent into the underworld, diana wynne jones, dragons, dylan thomas, e. e. cummings, east o' the sun, emma peel, eve, faerie tale mashups, faerie tale scholarship, faerie tales, faerykrusher, fanfiction, fantasy, fantasy of manners, farscape, female monsters, feminist faerie tales, feminist specfic, fisherangels, fishwomen, flash fiction, folklore, frogs, gaelic, genre poetry, gjallarhorn, gluten-free living, goddesses, haiku, hans christian andersen, hans my hedgehog, heroines, history, interstitial fiction, jim henson, kelpie, legends, leviathans, lisa gerrard, literary analysis, lone star stories, lorelei, magic realism, manga, massive attack, mermaids, merrows, moulin rouge, muppets, mythic delirium, mythic fantasy, mythology, mythpunk, niyaz, nordic folklore, norse mythology, orpheus, pacific northwest, pamela dean, patricia mckillip, persephone, peter gabriel, pillow books, pirates, poetry, pookah, porcupine tree, ray bradbury, reflection's edge, robin hood, robin mckinley, rpgs, rumi, rusalka, russian fairy tales, sagas, sailing ships, science fiction poetry association, scifaiku, scotland, scottish folklore, sealore, selkies, seven swans, sirens, social justice, star*line, steampunk, sting, story soundtracks, strange horizons, swashbucklers, sweden, swordplay, t. s. eliot, tam lin, tao te ching, temeraire, terry windling, the eddas, the genre conversation, the mabinogion, the matrix, the nutcracker suite, the red branch, the sea, the sidhe, the snow queen, thomas the rhymer, tortured metaphors, trance, transformation tales, tribal fusion, triphop, tuatha de danaan, u2, urban fantasy, valkyrie, vienna teng, vikings, w. b. yeats, wales, werewolves, west o' the moon, women's adventure narratives, words, wyverns


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