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Champagne-stealer. Writer, scientist, jackalope. Fiction appearing in Glimmer Train, Day One, The Pinch, Juked, etc. Literary and speculative science fiction.

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Joined Twitter 8/22/13


@YamileSMendez have you tried the slow release ones? the green ones were awful.The Senate has stripped language from an intelligence bill that would have required presidential campaigns to repor… https://t.co/QALOr7YfBv
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7/4
2020
A play in three acts https://t.co/FhwGik1mWL
Retweeted by Vera KurianI’m so tired of parents dragging childless people into their complaints about having to parent their own children.
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7/3
2020
universities be like “our department of offices will create a task force to launch a committee dedicated to having… https://t.co/d8CZZCsB4N
Retweeted by Vera Kurian2019 2020 https://t.co/IGOk8pMqb8
Retweeted by Vera KurianWatching #Alone on Netflix and realizing that it's sort of amazing to be alive because literally everything edible… https://t.co/ZX2IZnXA0Z“Dad? How did mom die?” “Well, kids, your mother was a true American. She believed in liberty, and the flag, and re… https://t.co/BREyY8WtDq
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7/2
2020
They say New Yorkers are mean and unfriendly but we wear masks, we social distance, we stayed home without complain… https://t.co/nw7ns8ll7w
Retweeted by Vera Kurianwatching the new neflix unsolved mysteries. I'm praying there's an alien episode..June’s over ??? Julying
Retweeted by Vera KurianImagine how society would grind to a halt if men got their periods. https://t.co/mQpz05SZ6L
Retweeted by Vera Kurian @endorphinique he's writing this book under duress and the e-key breaks on his typewriter.. then the n.. then more… https://t.co/SXCm9BpLLX @endorphinique ha- have you read Stephen King's Misery?taxation without representation. https://t.co/61Ip4Jx4XI
7/1
2020
Open the pod bay doors, Hal... The famous Angry Robot Open Submission period is back! It will run from next Mon Ju… https://t.co/EcDMZUGDNc
Retweeted by Vera KurianTHEY’RE FINALLY HERE!!! Hundred of antiracism titles just arrived fresh from the printer. We’ll be doing our best t… https://t.co/4u8iG0KMe0
Retweeted by Vera KurianI don't know who needs to hear this but as someone who didn't publish his first book until his 40s, you can do it.
Retweeted by Vera KurianNEWS: CDC declares COVID-19 out of control in the US. 5 months after the president calls the pandemic a hoax 2 m… https://t.co/STzLQ5dxt1
Retweeted by Vera KurianIf you've never heard a fox laugh, you’re welcome! https://t.co/jOLVddXWJ1
Retweeted by Vera Kurianhave grown to love the tension that arises on a zoom call when a single unaware person has noise happening in their… https://t.co/x4jC6JKko9
Retweeted by Vera Kurianmy dog is like "i know a spot" and spends twenty minutes walking in a circle while a poop is starting to come out of herHere's a quick visual summary of what got us here: https://t.co/1laEqsONvb
Retweeted by Vera KurianIf I have worn a mask to stalk Laurie since 1978, then you can wear a mask to go to the store.
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6/30
2020
no but for real, watching this in the theater was pure joy. https://t.co/xyXnkntXJNIf you're looking to work in publishing, this is a great, PAID opportunity from a fantastic agency! https://t.co/Jy7bWBF01Z
Retweeted by Vera KurianAs Gilead charges $3,120 for its COVID drug, remdesivir, remember that the drug was developed with a $70,000,000 gr… https://t.co/D74HQA6FtC
Retweeted by Vera KurianSo it’s been a wild month 😅 https://t.co/H6Ab5u29NW
Retweeted by Vera KurianLost in the abortion ruling... @SenatorCollins said that Brett Kavanaugh would "follow precedent" when it came to a… https://t.co/6fu8Rn4KHu
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Retweeted by Vera Kurian @jessiguess90 although whenever i meet someone from FL they are surprisingly chill about gators and meanwhile I am… https://t.co/Ym6BWEaQlo
6/29
2020
Remember Issa Rae produced TWO viral seasons of Awkward Black Girl on Youtube then made a pit stop at an online out… https://t.co/VDr3FaPTlu
Retweeted by Vera KurianTopic: Things you thought the height of class when you were a child? I’ll start... https://t.co/mmqFryS9fn
Retweeted by Vera KurianI think the world would be a better place if everyone had a happy baby goat living under their stove. https://t.co/HxcuwXQejJ
Retweeted by Vera KurianSorry, WaPo. Had to be done. https://t.co/pUNx6gMSzs
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Retweeted by Vera KurianThe four horsemen of typography https://t.co/paQIpwEIjp
Retweeted by Vera Kurian🚨 CRYSTAL THAT LOOKS LIKE CHICKEN TENDER ALERT 🚨 https://t.co/YLGZFo6XO2
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6/28
2020
it's a small cruel, cruel world. https://t.co/D1buN4Rrwuhello frens today i offer you a calm jasmine dragon teashop zuko 🐉🍵☁️ #atla #zuko https://t.co/f82nvvneBL
Retweeted by Vera KurianJudge Amy Berman Jackson has ordered Roger Stone to report to prison July 14, denying his request for a two month d… https://t.co/hltcP9Mz60
Retweeted by Vera KurianHere’s the problem with the “blame the protesters” COVID excuse: if that were the cause here, we’d see equivalent s… https://t.co/bbjY6Eipr4
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6/27
2020
🚨BREAKING🚨 The House just passed the #DCStatehood bill (#HR51), marking the first time since the creation of the Di… https://t.co/0aj3iAL8ti
Retweeted by Vera KurianA federal appeals court ruled against the Trump admin in its transfer of $2.5 billion from military construction pr… https://t.co/aGh9pMBTfg
Retweeted by Vera KurianYOU WANT THE MESSIAH?! YOU CAN'T https://t.co/otUohYSEgc
Retweeted by Vera KurianShout out to all the child-free people who are expected/forced to take on extra workplace responsibilities, usually… https://t.co/d6AoyUNeBB
Retweeted by Vera KurianI don't think a lot of people know this, but while we don't have a senator, we have a House Representative- Eleanor… https://t.co/juxartxnt6Translators of color and heritage translators: Literary agent Jessica Friedman and I are partnering to offer hands-… https://t.co/uAuN9FQf66
Retweeted by Vera Kurianthis is high art https://t.co/ucguElUbpD
Retweeted by Vera Kurian*whispers* the “Washington” that everyone hates is the people the rest of the country sends here.
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6/26
2020
Apparently Tom Cotton doesn't think his fellow veterans who live in Washington, D.C. are "well-rounded" enough to d… https://t.co/qwF8K2nTIb
Retweeted by Vera KurianDC should be a state. Pass it on. https://t.co/8mEbVHGe9F
Retweeted by Vera Kurianyour regular reminder that Adrian Shine, the head of the Loch Ness Monster discovery project, looks just as you'd e… https://t.co/D7GQVQDvUv
Retweeted by Vera KurianDC residents are Americans who pay federal taxes and they shouldn't get screwed just because Tom Cotton doesn't thi… https://t.co/EBzErxHsFV
Retweeted by Vera Kurian🚨BREAKING: In a huge win for Alabamians, the Eleventh Circuit allows all state probate judges to establish curb-sid… https://t.co/zSLkFQzSKZ
Retweeted by Vera KurianThis is why we get angry when someone insists that the ONLY THING we have to do to fix society’s problems is to “ge… https://t.co/f88hYRv5yt
Retweeted by Vera KurianI don't know who needs to hear this, but just because the only D.C. people you interact with are lobbyists and Hill… https://t.co/yJZyHeuPKj
Retweeted by Vera KurianWriting about US food the way the NYT covers Asian fruit: In a nation torn by racial conflict, one unlikely food un… https://t.co/0gF1l3gyUG
Retweeted by Vera KurianJohn is absolutely awesome, go work with him!! https://t.co/NpSeDye3tV
Retweeted by Vera KurianNow this is American exceptionalism. https://t.co/m3BfSQNfaq
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6/25
2020
I'd been fearing just this. https://t.co/dLLH5HVkfC
Retweeted by Vera Kurianstraight girls actually scare me bc they’ll be the biggest advocates for gay/trans rights, anti racism and womens r… https://t.co/MnkiT8FyU4
Retweeted by Vera KurianEveryone in line should be able to vote. We're also filing an injunction to keep the polls open in Jefferson County. Stay in line.
Retweeted by Vera KurianThis is why we got up early this morning to drive to Louisville and be witnesses, advocates and supporters for Blac… https://t.co/C9RSly1gTz
Retweeted by Vera KurianWe still have room for ~200 Walter Grant applications! WNDB will award 10 grants of $2000 each to unpublished diver… https://t.co/zDHr6GmYzr
Retweeted by Vera KurianKentucky has ONE polling place for 616,000 voters. Mitch McConnell has allowed the bill to restore the Voting Rig… https://t.co/EtuIAQMkI3
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6/24
2020
Are you a writer in need of financial assistance due to COVID-19? The folks at @poetswritersinc are here to help. A… https://t.co/NrkOzGFuZc
Retweeted by Vera KurianWhat kind of person coughs on a baby in a stroller? Twitter, do your thing. And since she doesn’t like Spanish, m… https://t.co/95kTXpQEqf
Retweeted by Vera KurianGerman cadets are taught in unsparing detail about the shameful legacy of policing under the Nazis. It “changes you… https://t.co/Q24HhH8NZ9
Retweeted by Vera KurianA perfect example of what I feel workshops sometimes do to our poems... You bring this:… https://t.co/LwNTufXYae
Retweeted by Vera KurianThe reason why America isn’t recovering from COVID-19 as quickly as other countries is because we are a country tha… https://t.co/B5MwF0i5tO
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6/23
2020
not a writer and I feel terrible that I don't remember her name, but I had a typing teacher who let me work on what… https://t.co/9fiEOmqIjRI want one of my fellow South Asian authors to pen a cozy mystery series starring elderly desi aunties. Think of th… https://t.co/9AwcX3LX68
Retweeted by Vera KurianI've seen reviews for MEXICAN GOTHIC where the reviewers, who are white, lament it's not Mexican enough. Today I re… https://t.co/sHhEtcDExq
Retweeted by Vera KurianBreonna Taylor’s name is no longer trending and the police that murdered her are still free. If you see this please… https://t.co/zASGeWZAVn
Retweeted by Vera KurianHappy Father's Day! https://t.co/FVUnZK6RqL
Retweeted by Vera KurianOh you love your girlfriend? Name 3 girls she hates but talks to every day
Retweeted by Vera Kurianhappy fathers day to the best dad in the world !!!!!!!! 🥰🥰🥰 https://t.co/fuQeh1rDzP
Retweeted by Vera KurianGraydon House, a subsidiary of Harper Collins, is accepting unagented submissions from Black authors until Sept. 8.… https://t.co/Eyu9uYEaPs
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6/22
2020
does anyone remember the #pizzahut pizza that had the A1 steak sauce on it?“If you get sexually assaulted / raped why wouldn’t you tell the police?” A thread of quotes said by real judges i… https://t.co/Ry9AwvDOt7
Retweeted by Vera Kurianwhy isn't there a thing on netflix that lets you filter by % recommended?if you can’t afford to tip AT LEAST 20% during a fucking PANDEMIC, you cannot afford to be eating out. servers are… https://t.co/8IQIvzfNzV
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6/21
2020
Ever notice how a 16 year old is a “little girl” when she lobbies for political change but a “young woman” when she’s sexually assaulted?
Retweeted by Vera KurianWhat did you think was EXTREMELY fancy when you were a little kid? https://t.co/9piI51gyXp
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6/19
2020
Black Lives Matter organizers: get in touch for free printing! We’ve joined printers from across the country to sup… https://t.co/H7ZCh8OvBU
Retweeted by Vera KurianApart from the obvious stuff on why it’s bad to publish a Nazi romance: the rationale was probably “it will show hi… https://t.co/VLgld8nCpU
Retweeted by Vera KurianIt's been 93 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered and the only arrest made in relation to her death was the arres… https://t.co/TsjVAT8C5S
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6/18
2020
didn't this literally happen in season 2 of You..? https://t.co/juPs1kWsgnmcmuffin should now be a verb.The officer who killed Rayshard Brooks shot another dude in 2015 and didn't tell anyone about it. The judge had to… https://t.co/nWYkC641Cx
Retweeted by Vera KurianThe authors who made #FuturesSciFi possible: @JohnDermotWoods (ALWAYS BLUE), @vera_kurian (GUAVA SUMMER),… https://t.co/bW07N7zsQW
Retweeted by Vera KurianFutures: A Science Fiction Series is a Science Fiction Gold Winner! Thank you Foreword Reviews! And a huge congrats… https://t.co/PQ2vI0nNPw
Retweeted by Vera KurianThe writers of Game of Thrones wrote 2020
Retweeted by Vera KurianWith industry gatekeepers like these, etc etc etc. “Romano, who once made headlines for writing a review in which h… https://t.co/dgPAxUjlDd
Retweeted by Vera KurianThe House is voting on Friday, June 26, on D.C. statehood.
Retweeted by Vera KurianThe House is poised to pass a D.C. statehood bill next week — the first time in U.S. history either chamber will ap… https://t.co/zlyDvVA47P
Retweeted by Vera KurianApril 27 was the last time there was a White House coronavirus task force briefing, leaving us with more than a mon… https://t.co/GMzAn90UCZ
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6/17
2020

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