Editing

Aleksandra Hill is the founder and editor-in-chief of khōréō, a new magazine of speculative fiction by immigrant and diaspora writers. 

She is available for freelance editing work, including developmental editing, with a focus on sci-fi, fantasy, and horror fiction; science writing; and business writing. Please contact her directly via email for more information and availability. Please provide:

  • Length of piece
  • Genre
  • Brief description of piece (max 150 words)
  • Expected turnaround time

tragedy of the sugarcane ghost by Desirée Winns

Decades after his death, a murdered man possesses the son of his killer to finally settle the score between them. “tragedy of the sugarcane ghost” is a harrowing story by Desirée Winns that explores the cost of vengeance. Read it in khōréō’s third issue and on its website.

Evelina, My Tentacles! by Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas

In “Evelina, My Tentacles!”, Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas weaves a truly singular epistolary story steeped in magical realism that, quite frankly, defies description. Read it in khōréō’s third issue and on its website.

Golden Girl by A. M. Guay

Jasy never feared photographs… until she was torn from home and adopted by a ‘perfect’ family. “Golden Girl” by A. M. Guay interrogates transracial adoption by way of Get Out & The Stepford Wives. Read it in khōréō’s second issue and on its website.

Our Bones Were the Mortar by Anjali Patel

A young woman tries to escape the family business of necromancy–only to realize that Manhattan is just as rife with spirits. “Our Bones Were the Mortar” by Anjali Patel is an existential horror tackling America’s history of slavery. Read it in khōréō’s second issue and on its website.

A Little History of Things Lost & Found by Shingai Njeri Kagunda

The trees always spoke to Muta—until she lost herself in grief. Now, Karura Forest is silent; now, Nairobi beckons with noise and life. Can she find a way back to the whispering leaves? Read “A Little History of Things Lost & Found” in khōréō’s first issue and on its website.

Grandma Stories and the Gaps They Bridge by C. H. Hung

In “Grandma Stories and the Gaps They Bridge,” C. H. Hung explores the importance of accepting that stories from one’s heritage can evolve–and that it’s ok to tell them in your own voice, to create something new while paying homage to your origins. Read it in khōréō’s first issue and on its website.