Below is a select list of Chesya’s works. To date, Chesya has written and published over a hundred short stories and articles, including a collection and novel, within the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery and magical realism. For more information, to request an interview, or to solicit her work, please email her at chesyaburke@gmail.com.

PUBLICATIONS:

Books:

“The Strange Crimes of Little Africa.” Rothco Press, 2014. Print.

“Let’s Play White.” Apex Publications, 2011. Print.

“Chocolate Park.” Undaunted Press, 2004. Print

Collections and edited anthologies:

Hidden Youth

Hidden Youth: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History, Cross Genres Press (co-editor with Mikki Kendall) 2016. Print.

Let’s Play White, Apex Publications (2011)

Critical work:

“Hero Me Not.” Rutgers University Press (expected publication 2022)

“Zero Percent Chance.” Fireside Magazine, July 2017, firesidefiction.com/zero-percent-chance.

“Horror Is . . . Not What You Think or Probably Wish It Is.” Nightmare Magazine, 28 Sept. 2016, http://www.nightmare- magazine.com/nonfiction/horror-not-think-probably-wish/.

“The H Word: The H Is for Harassment (a/k/a Horror’s Misogyny Problem).” Nightmare Magazine, 30 Sept. 2014, http://www.nightmaremagazine.com/nonfiction/h-word-h-harassment-aka-horrors-misogyny-problem/.

“Dear White Women: For Whom My Pain Is Invisible.” For Harriet | Celebrating the Fullness of Black Womanhood, http://www.forharriet.com/2013/12/dear-white-women-to-whom-my-painis.html?m=1&fbclid=IwAR37F4Ew_PNFGpfGhHqlsKvnagl5nZ6oLqgYacM594SMDsb tosJaNNRyDRs#axzz3o7PFPJUc.

“Super Duper Sexual Spiritual Black Woman’: The New and Improved Magical Negro.” Clarkesworld Magazine (2012): n. pag. Web. <http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/another_word_09_12/&gt;.

Short stories:

“Trinity River’s Blues.” Dark Stars Collapse. Tor Night Fire. (2021).

“Stormy Monday.” A Secret Guide to Fighting Elder Gods. Zeolite Publications. (Expected, 2019).

“Peregrination.” Chiral Mad 4. Written Backwards, 2018.

“Say, She Toy.” Apex Magazine, 9 Feb. 2018, http://www.apex-magazine.com/say-she-toy/.

“Stormy Monday.” A Secret Guide to Fighting Elder Gods. Zeolite Publications. (Expected, 2019).

Hex Life

“Haint Me Too.” Hex Life: Wicked New Tales of Witchery. Titan Books, 2019.

“Peregrination.” Chiral Mad 4. Written Backwards, 2018.

“Say, She Toy.” Apex Magazine, 9 Feb. 2018, http://www.apex- magazine.com/say-she-toy/.

“In the Quad of Project 327,” Cassildas Song: Tales Inspired by Robert W. Chambers King in Yellow Mythos. Chaosium, Inc., 2015.

“For Sale: Fantasy Coffin (Ababuo Need Not Apply),” Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany, 2015

“Cut. Pour.”, The Daughters of Inanna, Thunderstorm Books (2015)

“For Sale: Fantasy Coffin (Ababuo Need Not Apply),” Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany (2015)

“Please, Momma,” Nightmare Magazine (2015)

“I Make People Do Bad Things,” Nightmare Magazine (2014)

“The Horror at Castle Cumberland,” Letters to Lovecraft: Eighteen Whispers to the Darkness, Stone Skin Press (2014)

“Mountaintown,” Shadows Over Main Street edited by Doug Murano & D. Alexander Ward, Hazardous Press (2014)

“The Teachings and Redemptions of Ms. Fannie Lou Mason,” Apex Publications, (2011)

“CUE: Change,” Apex Publications, (2011)

“The Unremembered,” Dark Faith (2010)

“My Sister’s Keeper,” Whispers in the Night edited by by Brandon Massey, Dafina Press (2007)

“The Light of Cree,” Voices From the Other Side (2006)

“He Who Takes Away the Pain,” Dark Dreams (2004)

“The Room Where Ben Disappeared,” Would That It Were (2004)