Author Spotlight: Maura Yzmore

What’s your favorite science fiction book? Among the oldies, I’d say Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series and Ursula Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness. I read these when I was young and they left a major impression on me.  Contemporary sci-fi novels I’ve enjoyed include Ann Leckie’sAncillary Justice, Becky Chambers’s Wayfarer series, Blake Crouch’s Dark Matter, Charlie Stross’s Neptune’s Brood. I also like most work put out by John Scalzi and Nnedi Okorafor.  Do you think science fiction lends itself well to …

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The Weave by M. Yzmore

At first, we rejoiced at the newcomers’ arrival. We had always been alone, interwoven, a gentle silent web within the sea. Beneath us, the laminae of our ancestors, never truly gone or forgotten. The sea, pulsating with our thoughts, past and present as one. But the newcomers sought something; what, we did not know. Their …

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Double Trouble by R. Daniel Lester

Lens call from my clone. Two blinks to answer. “Finally,” I said. “I’ve been busy.” “Pauly called, you haven’t shown up for days. What gives? You know I didn’t register you and he’s cuttin’ us slack lettin’ you work nightshift.” Cheekbone tap to trace: overseas. “Exactly where you callin’ from?” “About that. I met a …

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