A science fiction novella initially published in Lou Anders' "Fast Forward 2" anthology, Pyr, 2008. It's the tale of duelling galactic colony-organisms that are competing to recruit all the matter in the universe for raw computation.
Having lived in both Romania and the U.S., Maria Elena Sandovici soon discovered that life in a foreign country isn't necessarily easier or better than where you grew up. Her book, Dogs With Bagels revolves a lot around this theme. Today we chat with her about homesickness, using flawed characters and the meaning behind the title of the book.