|Rachel Swirsky holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers Workshop, and she graduated from Clarion West in 2005. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Hugo, Locus, World Fantasy and Sturgeon Awards. She’s twice won the Nebula Award: for her 2010 novella, “The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen’s Window” and her 2014 short story, “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love.”
New Story, “Wake Up, I Miss You” in Apex
New Story, “Innocent Bird” in Lightspeed
New Story, “Thirteen of the Secrets in My Purse” in Uncanny Magazine
New Story “The Problem with My Dachshund” in Guernica Magazine
Constantly. Unrelentingly. On rugs and furniture and laps.
New Story “Your Face” in Clarkesworld Magazine
New Story “Compassionate Simulation” in Uncanny Magazine
“You are floating. No, not floating—numb. No, not numb—nothing.
You are nothing? No. Wait.”
Short Story Collection, How the World Became Quiet, available now