Vera Nazarian

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Short Fiction

Written By: Vera Nazarian

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)


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