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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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Symbiosis

Published Jun 23, 2020 · 4,377 words (16 minutes) · 82 views

Science Fiction Romance Science Fiction Romance

Do desktop computers feel?

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Computers

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The Didibug Pin

Published Apr 5, 2020 · 5,720 words (21 minutes) · 158 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) · 288 views

Science Fiction aliens trauma birds

Sometimes, surviving isn't enough.

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The summer night sky in Tuscany is something like this.

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Button Up Your Overcoat

Published Jun 19, 2019 · 3,254 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 294 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) · 357 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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callum crystal 3

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Seder Guest

Published Apr 10, 2019 · 2,487 words (10 minutes) · 3 likes · 674 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) · 381 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) · 357 views

Fantasy

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

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All His Worldly Goods

Published Mar 4, 2019 · 856 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 363 views

Science Fiction

When you'll do anything for health coverage -- even get married.

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A lovely moment between a bride and groom

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An Old-Time Girl

Published Jan 11, 2019 · 521 words (2 minutes) · 571 views

Science Fiction

Maybe time travel isn't such a good idea.

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Girl in the woods