First of all: apparently I didn’t note it here, but This Wanderer, in the Dark of the Year went up at Clarkesworld in June. Someone on Twitter said that it was “the queer journalist first contact story you didn't know...
Still working on 7Red. As a teaser, here's a bit from near the beginning, and a picture of my main POV character, Gemma! Gemma sat cross-legged on the floor of the cabin she shared with Qati, the rig haloing her face...