Writing

Novels:
Space Unicorn BluesSpace Unicorn Blues, Angry Robot Books, July 2018

A crew of misfits race across the galaxy to prevent the genocide of magical creatures, in this unique science fiction debut. Half-unicorn Gary Cobalt is sick of slavery, captivity, and his horn being ground down to power faster-than-light travel. When he’s finally free, all he wants is to run away in his ancestors’ stoneship. Instead, Captain Jenny Perata steals the ship out from under him, so she can make an urgent delivery. But Jenny held him captive for a decade, and then Gary murdered her best friend…who was also the wife of her co-pilot, Cowboy Jim. What could possibly go right?

Space Unicorn Blues at Angry Robot BooksBarnes & Noble, and Amazon.

“Berry portrays the emotions powering bigotry with frightening accuracy in a novel that combines the best elements of mythological fantasy and space opera into a thrilling quest with deep shadows.” — Publisher’s Weekly

“Shut your brain off and go along for the wild ride that Berry provides.” — Swapna Krishna, LA Times

“I never knew fairies and unicorns could be so dark. The book throws aside so many tropes and just does whatever the fuck it wants, inventing an entirely new world with new rules, and I am always in support of that.” — Joe Zieja, author of the Epic Failure trilogy

“Pure wish fulfilment. That is… assuming you wish to be a down-on-his-luck, half-unicorn space rogue, struggling to reclaim his starship and find his lost horn against an army of human oppressors who hold all the cards.” — G S Denning, author of the Warlock Holmes series

“Pick up a copy of Space Unicorn Blues for the strangest read all summer, but be warned that it’s pretty immersive. Everything about Space Unicorn Blues feels incredibly well-built and solid. It’s a delight for space opera junkies…” — The Game of Nerds

“It’s loads of fun but doesn’t shy away from difficult topics, and it does so excellently….another must read from Angry Robot Books.” — The Fantasy Inn

“Right in the godsdamned feels.” — Kristen at http://superstardrifter.com

Five Unicorn Flush, Angry Robot Books, May 2019

Reasonspace is in shambles after the disappearance of all magical creatures. Without faster-than-light travel, supply and communication routes have dried up, leaving humankind stranded and starving. Cowboy Jim and his complement of Reason soldiers search for the relocated Bala using the only surviving FTL drive. On their new utopian planet, the Bala are on the brink of civil war between those who want peace under old-fashioned unicorn rule and those who seek revenge on their human oppressors. Only Captain Jenny and her new brain parasite can stop the Reason plan to enslave the Bala again.

Five Unicorn Flush at Angry Robot BooksBarnes & Noble, and Amazon.

“Berry writes enormously fun books. She has a talent for action, demonstrated several times over… Fast, compelling, compassionate, and entertaining as all hell.” — Locus Magazine

“Berry’s follow-up to Space Unicorn Blues is just as zany and inexplicably touching as her first novel.” — Amazon Book Reviews

“Five Unicorn Flush is a perfect blend of space opera and high fantasy and includes an incredibly diverse cast of mythological features, from centaurs and unicorns to dryads and dwarves.” — The New York Journal of Books

Short Fiction:

“My Heart is at Capacity” Asimov’s, May/June 2021 (Listen here)

“If This Was the Talon” Rebuilding Tomorrow, December 2020

“A Sermon from the First Church of Villainy” Toasted Cake, April 2018

“Granite Requires” Pseudopod, September 2017

“Sinshine” Kaleidotrope, October 2017

“How to Survive in Room 105” PodCastle, September 2016

“Gags, Bits, and Business” Clowns: The Unlikely Coulrophobia Remix, Unlikely Story, January 2016

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