Main Fiction: “Rocket Surgery” by Effie Seiberg
Originally appeared in Analog
Effie Seiberg is a fantasy and science fiction writer. Her stories can be found in the “Women Destroy Science Fiction!” special edition of Lightspeed Magazine, Galaxy’s Edge, Analog, and PodCastle, amongst others. She is a graduate of Taos Toolbox 2013, a member of Codex, and a reader at Tor.com. Effie lives in San Francisco, recently and upcoming (but not presently) near a giant sculpture of a pink bunny head with a skull in its mouth. She likes to make sculpted cakes and bad puns. Find her online at effieseiberg.com and on Twitter @effies.
Narrated by: Stephanie Morris
Stephanie is a professional fangirl by day and your friendly, neighborhood, not-quite-a-librarian staffing the circulation desk by night. She has narrated short stories for PseudoPod, PodCastle, EscapePod, and Cast of Wonders, guest-blogged on subjects ranging from new books to zombie turkeys, and performed Shakespeare in a handful of weird churches. Until she suppresses her inner perfectionist enough to create a website, you can find her on Twitter at @smaliamorris.
Short Fiction: “On Trial” By Rachelle Harp
Originally appeared in Havok 2
Last year, I was a Writers of the Future Contest Finalist and two-time Silver Honorable Mention winner. I’m a Zebulon Contest Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Novel winner for the Pikes Peak Writers and a novelrocket.com Launch Pad Novel Contest grand prize winner as well. My stories have been published in Havok Magazine and Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Narrated by: Setsu Uzume
Setsu spent her formative years in and out of dojos. She also trained in a monastery in rural China,
studying Daoism and swordplay. She is a member of Codex and SFWA. While she has dabbled in many arts, only writing and martial arts seem to have stuck. Find her on Twitter @KatanaPen
Fact: Science New by J J Campanella