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Barbara Krasnoff

Writer of weird speculative short stories.

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Barbara Krasnoff is Brooklyn born and bred, and has the accent to prove it. She is Reviews Editor at The Verge & author of 35+ specfic short stories, including the 2016 Nebula finalist "Sabbath Wine." Her mosaic novel of interconnected stories, "The History of Soul 2065," will be published by Mythic Delirium on June 11, 2019.

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How the New Year Took Over From the Old Year

Published Dec 31, 2020 · 1,127 words (5 minutes) · 126 views

Fantasy Humor

Baby 2021 finds out what it's going to have to deal with -- a very quickly written fable for 2020.

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Why Penguins Can’t Fly: A Christmas Story

Published Dec 23, 2020 · 2,170 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes · 546 views

Fantasy christmas Penguins Reindeer

Everyone knows reindeer fly because of magic. But few know the tale of where they got it—because all magic requires a trade, and flying doesn’t come cheap.

Barbara Krasnoff is Reviews Editor at The Verge, and is the author of more than 35 short stories, including the 2016 Nebula finalist “Sabbath Wine.”

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Symbiosis

Published Jun 23, 2020 · 4,377 words (16 minutes) · 311 views

Science Fiction Romance Science Fiction Romance

Do desktop computers feel?

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The Didibug Pin

Published Apr 5, 2020 · 5,720 words (21 minutes) · 336 views

Science Fiction labor

Lize spends her days harvesting cliffcrawlers for the Company, but she suspects there's a secret behind the insects that the workers aren't being told.

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The Memory of Touch

Published Oct 9, 2019 · 3,925 words (15 minutes) · 463 views

Science Fiction aliens trauma birds

Sometimes, surviving isn't enough.

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Button Up Your Overcoat

Published Jun 19, 2019 · 3,254 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 455 views

Science Fiction Historical

There's more than one way to pass.

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In the House of the Brelsh

Published May 2, 2019 · 3,502 words (13 minutes) · 517 views

Mystery Science Fiction

A human housemaid is terrified that she will be held responsible for the death of her alien employer.

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Seder Guest

Published Apr 10, 2019 · 2,487 words (10 minutes) · 3 likes · 879 views

Fantasy Satire

Sometimes, you have to trust your kids when they bring home their latest loves.

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Wedding day in France

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Sparkle: A Science Fictional Allegory

Published Mar 22, 2019 · 496 words (2 minutes) · 533 views

Satire Science Fiction

Written on the subway and inspired by current events.

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In the Silence of the Subway

Published Mar 9, 2019 · 2,474 words (9 minutes) · 535 views

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Sylvia stood near the edge of the platform, looking for the lights of the train, feeling for its vibration, and watching the rats.

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Story of Solitary