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Contributing Authors

Authors whom appear in our December 2019 issue

Lena Ng - Author of Library of Life

Lena Ng is from Toronto, Ontario. She has short stories in close to three dozen publications including Amazing Stories. Her 2019 current and forthcoming publications include Hinnom, The Literary Hatchet, Dying Earth, We Shall Be Monsters, Colp, Beer-Battered Shrimp, The Little Book of Fairy Tales, Mortal Realm, Zooscape, Rufo's Dog, and Mother Ghost’s Grim. "Under an Autumn Moon" is her short story collection. She is currently seeking a publisher for her novel, Darkness Beckons, a Gothic romance.

 

Kevin Stadt - Author of Defective: A Hominum Futurus Chronicle

Kevin Stadt is an English teacher with a master’s degree in teaching writing and a doctorate in American literature. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in anthologies and magazines such as Enter the Aftermath, Kzine, Lazarus Risen, Phantaxis, Stupefying Stories, and many more. He lives in South Korea with his wife and sons, who are inter-dimensional cyborg pirates wanted in a dozen star systems.  

 

 

Yvette Schoeker-Shorb - Author of Angry Girl

Yvette A. Schnoeker-Shorb’s prose and poetry have appeared in About Place Journal, the pulp publication Serial Magazine, AJN: American Journal of Nursing, Into the Void Magazine, Clockhouse, Medical Literary Messenger, Watershed Review, The Conium Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, Eastern Iowa Review, Terrain.org, the anthology Talking Back and

Looking Forward: An Educational Revolution in Poetry and Prose (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), and elsewhere, with work forthcoming in Weber—The Contemporary West. She has been an educator, a researcher, and an editor, and is co-founder of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit natural history press.

 

Stephen Translateur - Author of Alpha Pavonius Telepathy

Steven Translateur's work has appeared in a variety of publications including ANTIPODEAN SF, MIND IN MOTION, and NEXT PHASE

 

Penny Leigh - Author of Queen Bees

Penny Leigh is a freelance writer who lives in Fort Collins, CO. Her fiction was recently published in The Showbear Family Circus, she has a website at www.pennyleigh.com, and she has been an active member of the Northern Colorado Writers Group since 2016. When she isn’t writing she’s busy either spending time with her husband and daughter or catering to the needs of her canine, feline, and psittacine family members, all of whom are demanding, opinionated, and completely adorable.

 

T.J. Weavers - Author of The Joker's Handbook

T.J. Weavers is an author of the speculative and the weird. He has a degree in Computer Science, and lives in Sydney. During the day he writes software. At night he writes of the possible and the impossible. He has a fantasy novel under construction.

 

Giles Selig - Author of Bender's Homecoming

Giles Selig (a pseudonym) writes anonymously in Rhinebeck, NY.  His fiction, poetry, and humor have appeared in print and on-line outlets.  Credits include Chronogram, Foliate Oak, Light and Dark, Broke Bohemian, Penny Shorts, Flash Fiction Magazine, The Hunger, Literary Yard, Corvus, Scarlet Leaf Review, Pilcrow & Dagger, Medium, Made-Up Words, Laughing Earth Lit, Henry, Edna, the Strange Recital podcast series, and more.  His novella, Blaustein's Dream, has been anthologized by the Society of Misfit Stories.  He used to be an advertising and communications guy.

 

Sukarma Rani Thareja - Author of Chemist Long Walk and Time-Science-Happiness

Dr Sukarma Rani Thareja is an Associate Professor(Retired) of chemistry from Christ Church College, CSJM Kanpur university, Kanpur, UP, India. She did PhD Chemistry from IIT-K , India. She is passionate about poetry, art, science. Her works have been published in National/International conferences/Journals...

 

Louis Gallo - Author of Brain Cells, Schrodinger, Zeno's Arrow, and more!

Two volumes of Louis Gallo’s poetry, Crash and Clearing the Attic, will be published by Adelaide in the near future. A third, Archaeology, will be published by Kelsay Books. His work has appeared or will shortly appear in Wide Awake in the Pelican State (LSU anthology), Southern Literary Review, Fiction Fix, Glimmer Train, Hollins Critic, Rattle, Southern Quarterly, Litro, New Orleans Review, Xavier Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Missouri Review, Mississippi Review, Texas Review, Baltimore Review, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, The Ledge, storySouth, Houston Literary Review, Tampa Review, Raving Dove, The Journal (Ohio), Greensboro Review,and many others. Chapbooks include The Truth Change, The Abomination of Fascination, Status Updates and The Ten Most Important Questions. He is the founding editor of the now defunct journals, The Barataria Review and Books: A New Orleans Review. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize several times. He is the recipient of an NEA grant for fiction. He teaches at Radford University in Radford, Virginia.

Denny E. Marshall - Author of Barnacles, Launch (Sneeze), Departure Unlisted, Chameleons and More!

Denny E. Marshall had had art, poetry, and fiction published. Some recent credits include interior art in Midnight Echo #14 and poetry in Space & Time Magazine #134 Fall 2019. See more at www.dennymarshall.com.

 

Linda Neuer - Author of Temporal Appointment and Orange Mars

Linda Neuer is from Miami, Florida. Recently, some of her poems have been published in Space & Time, BFS Horizons, Allegro Poetry Magazine, Jupiter, Abyss & Apex, Quantum Poetry Magazine, Sangam, Lily, and Astropoetica.

 

Nathaniel Wander - Author of Out on Two Limbs: The Problem with Angels

Nathaniel Wander is a retired public health anthropologist who came to specialize on the international tobacco industry’s attempts to influence both the public and its leaders with regard to health policy-making. He has also studied how societies and environments shape each other and how even ‘sophisticated’ cultures use myth and folklore to ‘think about’ ongoing problems. “Out on Two Limbs: The Problems with Angels” is drawn from a series of essays titled Annals of Imaginary Biology. These essays examine the intersections of folklore and biology primarily, but not exclusively in Western culture.

 

Joyce Frohn - Author of Religion of Trek

Joyce Frohn has been published in "Page&Spine", "Strange Stories" and "ClarkesWorld", among other places. She is married with a teen-aged daughter and a Patreon account

Returning Authors

Any Author who has appeared in more than one issue of Utopia Science Fiction, they may not necessarily be featured in the current issue

 

John Grey - Author of Dear Interplanetary Society and Expedition Beyond the Solar System and An Altair Night

John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. Recently published in That, Dunes Review, Poetry East and North Dakota Quarterly with work upcoming in Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Thin Air, Dalhousie Review and failbetter.

 

Sukarma Rani Thareja - Author of Chemist Long Walk and Time-Science-Happiness

Dr Sukarma Rani Thareja is an Associate Professor(Retired) of chemistry from Christ Church College, CSJM Kanpur university, Kanpur, UP, India. She did PhD Chemistry from IIT-K , India. She is passionate about poetry, art, science. Her works have been published in National/International conferences/Journals...

 

Louis Gallo - Author of Brain Cells, Schrodinger, Zeno's Arrow, and more!

Two volumes of Louis Gallo’s poetry, Crash and Clearing the Attic, will be published by Adelaide in the near future. A third, Archaeology, will be published by Kelsay Books. His work has appeared or will shortly appear in Wide Awake in the Pelican State (LSU anthology), Southern Literary Review, Fiction Fix, Glimmer Train, Hollins Critic, Rattle, Southern Quarterly, Litro, New Orleans Review, Xavier Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Missouri Review, Mississippi Review, Texas Review, Baltimore Review, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, The Ledge, storySouth, Houston Literary Review, Tampa Review, Raving Dove, The Journal (Ohio), Greensboro Review,and many others. Chapbooks include The Truth Change, The Abomination of Fascination, Status Updates and The Ten Most Important Questions. He is the founding editor of the now defunct journals, The Barataria Review and Books: A New Orleans Review. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize several times. He is the recipient of an NEA grant for fiction. He teaches at Radford University in Radford, Virginia.

Denny E. Marshall - Author of Barnacles, Launch (Sneeze), Departure Unlisted, Chameleons and More!

Denny E. Marshall had had art, poetry, and fiction published. Some recent credits include interior art in Midnight Echo #14 and poetry in Space & Time Magazine #134 Fall 2019. See more at www.dennymarshall.com.