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StarShipSofa 704 Ramez Yoakeim

Main Fiction: “Rockhoppers” by Ramez Yoakeim A one-time engineer and educator, Ramez Yoakeim’s work favors the darker side of speculative fiction but mostly he writes about hope, including “More Than Trinkets,” named one of Tor.com’s Must-Read Speculative Short Fiction. You’ll find more of his stories in Hidden Realms from Flame Tree Press, Sci Phi Journal, Translunar Travelers Lounge, […]

StarShipSofa 703 José Pablo Iriarte

Main Fiction: “Proof by Induction” by José Pablo Iriarte This story originally appeared in Uncanny Magazine, #40. José Pablo Iriarte is a Cuban-American writer, high school math teacher, and parent of two. Their fiction has been finalist for the Nebula, Hugo, Locus and Sturgeon Awards, longlisted for the Otherwise Award, and reprinted in various Year’s […]

StarShipSofa 702 Rhiannon Rasmussen

Main Fiction: “An Elegy for the Bucephalus” by Rhiannon Rasmussen This story originally appeared in Unlikely Wonders (Robot Dinosaur Press, 2022). Illustrator and writer Rhiannon Rasmussen creates dark fantasy, horror, and science-fiction that juxtaposes humanity and queerness with elements of monstrosity, phantasm, and the weird. Rhiannon’s work has appeared in galleries & magazines including Lightspeed […]

StarShipSofa No 701 Gerri Leen

Main Fiction: “The Hunt” by Gerri Leen Gerri Leen lives in Northern Virginia and originally hails from Seattle. In addition to being an avid reader, she’s passionate about horse racing, tea, and collecting encaustic art and raku pottery. She has work in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nature, Strange Horizons, Galaxy’s Edge, Dark […]

StarShipSofa No 700 Matthew Sanborn Smith

Main Fiction: “That Feeling You’re Feeling” by Matthew Sanborn Smith Matthew Sanborn Smith was born and raised in New England and has spent so many years in Florida, even his Florida-born children are well into adulthood. His fiction has appeared here at StarShipSofa, Tor.com, Nature, Apex Magazine, and the Drabblecast, among others. He is the […]

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