Samantha Murray – Of Sight, Of Mind, Of Heart (2016)

Samantha Murray’s short story Of Sight, Of Mind, Of Heart was published by Clarkesworld in November 2016.

Of Sight, Of Mind, Of Heart tells the story of a mother coping with her child going to war against alien invaders.

You can read this story for free on the Clarkesworld Magazine website or in their podcast.

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T. R. Napper -An Advanced Guide to Successful Price-Fixing in Extraterrestrial Betting Markets (2015)

T. R. Napper’s short story An Advanced Guide to Successful Price-Fixing in Extraterrestrial Betting Markets was originally published in the January-February 2015 issue of Interzone magazine. I listened to it on the StarShipSofa podcast, from November 2016.

An Advanced Guide to Successful Price-Fixing in Extraterrestrial Betting Markets tells the story of an autistic gambler who finds himself embroiled with intergalactic mobsters.

Have you read it? What did you think? Leave a comment below or get in touch on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

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Mary Anne Mohanraj – Communion (2014)

Mary Anne Mohanraj’s short story Communion was first published by Clarkesworld Magazine in 2014 and is available to listen to on their podcast feed, narrated by Kate Baker.

It is the story of a human and alien mourning the loss of someone important to both of them.

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Megan Arkenberg – Like All Beautiful Places (2015)

Megan Arkenberg’s short story Like All Beautiful Places was first published in the 2015 anthology The End Has Come, edited by John Joseph Adams.

Like All Beautiful Places tells the story of a survivor in post-apocalyptic San Francisco.

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Madeleine Ashby – By the Time we get to Arizona (2014)

Madeleine Ashby’s short story By the Time we get to Arizona was first published in the 2014 Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future anthology, edited by Ed Finn.

By the Time we get to Arizona tells the story of a couple trying to emigrate from Mexico to the United States. The setting is a dystopian world with ubiquitous surveillance.

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Ellen Klages – Goodnight Moons (2011)

Ellen Klages’ short story Goodnight Moons was first published in the anthology Life On Mars: Tales from the New Frontier, edited by Jonathan Strahan (2011).

Goodnight Moons tells the story of the woman who gives birth to the first child on Mars.

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Charles Yu – Standard Loneliness Package (2010)

Charles Yu‘s short story Standard Loneliness Package was originally published in issue 6 of Lightspeed Magazine in November 2010.

Standard Loneliness Package is set in a world where people can pay to have their emotions experience on their behalf.

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I recommend Charles Yu’s novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe.

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