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StarShipSofa 721 Alethea Kontis

Main fiction: “Sassi’s Last Ride” by Alethea Kontis Alethea Kontis is a storm chaser, adventurer, and New York Times bestselling author of over 20 books and 50 short stories. She has received the Scribe Award, the Garden State Teen Book Award, and is a two-time winner of the Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award. She was […]

StarShipSofa 720 Dominica Phetteplace

Main fiction: “Nice For What?” by Dominica Phetteplace Dominica Phetteplace writes fiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in Ecotone, Copper Nickel, PANK, The Los Angeles Review, Zyzzyva, Wigleaf, Best Microfiction and The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her honors include two Pushcart Prizes, a Rona Jaffe Award, a Steinbeck Fellowship and support from […]

StarShipSofa 719 Jay O’Connell

Main fiction: “Other People’s Things” by Jay O’Connell Jay O’Connell is a graduate of Syracuse University, Clarion West, Launchpad, and the school of somewhat hard knocks. He’s worked as a software executive, UI/UX designer, business writer, illustrator, animator, graphic artist, construction worker, house-cleaner and burger flipper. As RAH put it, specialization is for insects. He […]

StarShipSofa 718 Lincoln Michel

Main fiction: “Red Oil” by Lincoln Michel Bio: Lincoln Michel’s debut novel, The Body Scout (Orbit), was named one of the ten best SFF books of 2021 by The New York Times and one of the fifty best science fiction of all time by Esquire. He is also the author of the story collection Upright […]

StarShipSofa 717 Karl El-Koura

Main fiction: “Journey to Anasta” by Karl El-Koura Karl El-Koura lives with his family in Canada’s capital city and works a regular job by day while writing fiction at night. This is his second appearance in StarShipSofa (his story “The Undertow Jackpot” was featured in issue #685). Visit to learn more about his work. […]

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