Tag Archives: Raena Zacari

Unsafe Words comes out today!

My new collection of short stories is out today! From the back cover: In Unsafe Words, the first full-length collection of her edgy, award-winning short stories, Loren Rhoads punctures the boundaries between horror, dark fantasy, and science fiction in a maelstrom … Continue reading

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Kill By Numbers book birthday!

Earlier this week was the 5th birthday of the middle book in my space opera trilogy. All 3 books came out in the second half of 2015: The Dangerous Type in July, Kill By Numbers in September, and No More … Continue reading

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Five Science Fiction Novels that Center on Bisexuality

I grew up thinking that everyone was bisexual. When I came out in the 1980s, I believed that all people were, in varying degrees of self-awareness, lying to themselves about being straight or gay. They just hadn’t met the right … Continue reading

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Behind “The Arms Dealer’s Daughter”

My story “The Arms Dealer’s Daughter” appears in the electronic edition of the new issue of Space and Time magazine. It’s a bonus story for those who read the ebook, since it doesn’t appear in the print edition. “The Arms … Continue reading

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Raena’s Foremothers: Cowboy Bebop

I discovered the space bounty hunter anime Cowboy Bebop at a Japanese pop culture lecture at the Dolby Center in the 90s. The presenter (whose name I’m forgetting now) didn’t play any of the show beyond the intro segment, with … Continue reading

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