Latest publications as Xan van Rooyen:
The Seamstress and the Scavenger forthcoming from Curiouser Magazine, April 2021.
Requiem for a Nightclub forthcoming from Bone&Ink Press in their ‘This Is Not a Punk Rock Anthology, It’s a New Wave Anthology’, date TBC
In the Library of Longing forthcoming from Daily Science Fiction, date TBC
Sonata Apocalyptica forthcoming from Three-Lobed Burning Eye, Issue 32 Nov 24 2020
Psychopomps Anonymous forthcoming in the ‘G is for Ghosts’ anthology, edited by Rhonda Parrish, September 2021
Older Publications – please note, some are now defunct:
Sunflowers and Barbed Wire Fences published by Static Movement in Road Trip anthology, September 2011, subsequently published by Abandoned Towers.
*Darkness is Itself a Canvas published by Oysters and Chocolate November 2011
Tartarus published by Sounds of the Night February 2012
Escaping Scoria published by Roar and Thunder, February 2012
The World Beyond the Glass first published by Golden Visions Magazine in their Winter edition, 7 January 2012.
Meddling with Dragons published by Kindling, February 2012.
Killing Jar Captives published by Earthbound Fiction in the Dark Stars Anthology, 2012.
The Ghosts of Ganymede published by Mad Scientist Journal. April 16, 2012.
*Helotry published by Storm Moon Press in the anthology ‘Written in Flesh.’ 14 September 2012.
Where Dreams are Grown published by Niteblade. September 2012. (Nominated for Pushcart Prize 2012)
Fox’s Fire published by Bumples children’s magazine, October 2012
J is for Johannesburg: Pyrrhic Victory published by Static Movement in their A-Z Cities of Death anthology, June 2013.
Ghosts in Me published in Reality Bites anthology by Green Wizard Publishing, April 13, 2013
*Devil’s Threesome published in I Do!? an LGBTQI anthology by ImageOutWrite, October 2013
F is for Finale published in ‘A is for Apocalypse‘ anthology, edited by Rhonda Parrish, April 2014 (Nominated for Pushcart Prize 2014)
Where Dreams are Grown (translated to Finnish) published in Tähtivaeltaja, 2014
The Machinery of Xmas published in Space Squid, 2015
U is for Unrequited published in ‘B is for Broken’ anthology, edited by Rhonda Parrish, 2015.
W is for Words published in ‘C is for Chimera’ anthology, edited by Rhonda Parrish, 2016.
*Explicit adult content