Vera Nazarian

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Written By: Vera Nazarian

A Comprehensive List of Published Works to Date.



  • Cobweb Bride (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book One), Leda, an imprint of Norilana Books, July 15, 2013.
  • Cobweb Empire (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book Two), Leda, an imprint of Norilana Books, September 25, 2013.
  • Cobweb Forest (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book Three), Leda, an imprint of Norilana Books, December 31, 2013.
  • Qualify (The Atlantis Grail, Book One), Norilana Books, December 20, 2014.
  • Compete (The Atlantis Grail, Book Two), Norilana Books, August 15, 2015.
  • Win (The Atlantis Grail, Book Three), Norilana Books, July 12, 2017.





  • Salt of the Air, Prime Books, September 2006, with an introduction by Gene Wolfe. Debut collection of author’s fantasy short fiction, spanning 20 years of her career, including works from 1985 to 2005. Expanded and reissued definitive edition, Norilana Books, April 2009.


Miscellaneous in Book Form:


Short Fiction:

  • “Zandru’s Gift,” Stars of Darkover, edited by Deborah J. Ross and Elisabeth Waters, June 3, 2014.
  • “Danila’s Song,” Music of Darkover, edited by Elisabeth Waters, June 3, 2013 (reprint).
  • “The Slaying of Winter,” a reprint in four parts, Polu Texni, October 2008, edited by Dawn Albright.
  • “Mount Dragon,” Khimaira #6, reprint translated into French, April/June 2006.
  • “I Want To Paint The Sky,” Bli Panika, reprint translated into Hebrew, December 2005.
  • “Mount Dragon,” audio podcast (EP flash) of story reprint at Escape Pod, October 31, 2005.
  • “Old Farts,” original e-story at Amazon Shorts, October 25, 2005.
  • “Demonkiller,” Sages and Swords: Razor-Edged Arcanum, Pitch-Black Books, Summer 2006, edited by Daniel E. Blackston.
  • “The Slaying of Winter,” Lords of Swords, Pitch-Black Books, December 2004, edited by Daniel E. Blackston.
  • “Halloween at Grant-Williams High,”, original novelette, July 2003.
  • “The Young Woman in a House of Old,” Strange Pleasures #2, Prime Books, June 2003, edited by John Grant and Dave Hutchinson.
  • “Hell Week at Grant-Williams High,” switch.blade: School’s Out, original fiction Fictionwise e-anthology edited by Amy Sterling Casil, September 2002.
  • “Swans,” On Spec, “World Beat” Issue, Summer 2001, Volume 13, Number 2, #45.
  • “A Time to Crawl,”, August 2000.
  • “I Want to Paint the Sky,”, August 2000.
  • “The Ice,” Colonies #3, Regent Publications, UK, August 2000.
  • “Absolute Receptiveness, the Princess, and the Pea,”, July 2000.
  • “A Thing of Love,” a reprint at, July 2000.
  • “Lady of the Castle,”, July 2000.
  • “Aliens in Wonderland,”, July 2000.
  • “Rossia Moya,” The Age of Reason, SFF Net, August 1999. (Nebula Awards Preliminary Ballot 2000)
  • “Beauty and His Beast,” Visionair SF, Issue #3, 1999. (reprint translated into Dutch).
  • “Mount Dragon,” Talebones, Issue #14, January 1999.
  • “Sailing the Eye of Sun,” Maelstrom SF, Issue #2, October, 1998.
  • “The Stone Face, the Giant, and the Paradox,” Visionair SF, Summer 1998. (reprint translated into Dutch)


Essays, Articles, and Non-Fiction:

  • “Publicity and Self-Promotion Nouveau: Doing It With Class,” article on publicity and self-promotion for writers, appearing in Speculations Issue Forty-Six, edited by Susan Fry, April 2002
  • “Home Improvement in Magic Land,” pop culture essay appearing in the BenBella Books SmartPop Series anthology Totally Charmed: Demons, Whitelighters and the Power of Three based on the TV show Charmed, edited by Jennifer Crusie, November 2005.


Miscellaneous Other:

  • “Twilight Luon-Sibir, Russica spectrata,” A Field Guide to Surreal Botany, edited by Janet Chui and Jason Erik Lundberg, Two Cranes Press, July 2008 — an anthology of fictional plant species that exist beyond the realm of the real, illustrated by Janet Chui.


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