Matthew Kressel

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“White Roses in Their Eyes”
Other Covenants: Alternate Histories of the Jewish People
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“Still You Linger, Like Soot in the Air”
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Six
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“Love Engine Optimization (エンジン・ラブ・オプティマイゼーション)”
Babelzine Vol. 2
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“Now We Paint Worlds”
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“Your Future is Pending”
Science Fiction World
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“Still You Linger, Like Soot in the Air”
Lightspeed Magazine
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“The Marsh of Camarina”
Lightspeed Magazine - Issue 121
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“The Bricks of Gelecek”
Weird Dream Society
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“Very Surely Do I Not Dream”
Psi-Wars: Classified Cases of Psychic Phenomena
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“Your Future is Pending”
Clarkesworld Magazine #158
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“The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
2019 Nebula Awards Showcase
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“Truth is Like the Sun”
Lightspeed Magazine 108
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“The Walk to Distant Suns”
Analog Science Fiction and Fact
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“The Marsh of Camarina”
Shades Within Us
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“Love Engine Optimization”
The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2018 Edition
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“The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 3
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“In Memory of a Summer’s Day”
Mad Hatters and March Hares
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“Will You Meet Me There, Out Beyond the Bend?”
Nightmare Magazine 63
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“Love Engine Optimization”
Lightspeed Magazine 85
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“The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
Tor.com
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“The Singularity is in Your Hair”
Cyber World
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Nebula Awards Showcase 2015
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“Demon in Aisle 6”
Nightmare Magazine 38
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“The Garden Beyond Her Infinite Skies”
Clarkesworld Magazine
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“Cameron Rhyder’s Legs”
Clarkesworld Magazine #98
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
Clarkesworld Magazine #92
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“The History Within Us”
Clarkesworld Year Four
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Lightspeed Magazine and io9.com
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“The Great Game at the End of the World”
After
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“The Bricks of Gelecek”
Naked City
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“The History Within Us”
The People of the Book
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“The History Within Us”
Clarkesworld Magazine #42
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“Saving Diego”
Interzone #221
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Awesome 80s Sci-Fi Movies II

On the latest Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast, I join Andrea Kail, Thomas Gerencer, and host David Barr Kirtley to discuss the 80s science fiction films Weird Science, Innerspace, Escape from New York, Night of the Comet, and…

New Art: Moonlight Arrival

I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving, if you celebrate, with your family!

I’d been working on this one for a while and basically gave up, because I couldn’t find the right lighting or camera view (The original work was …

SFF Addicts Film Club: Dune Review

I’ve been so busy lately I almost forgot to post this! A couple weeks ago I participated in another SFF Addicts podcast: Film Club: Dune Review. It was a super interesting discussion, with filmmakers, Dune experts (Tiffany Trent did her …

New Art: Abandoned Megaprinter

I finished a new 3d artwork! This one’s called “Abandoned Megaprinter”: A group of explorers come upon an old abandoned megaprinter, where the walls have begun to collapse, and nature has already begun taking over… …

Dune Movie Review

In the latest Geeks Guide to the GalaxyI join Andrea Kail, Rajan Khanna, and host David Barr Kirtley to talk about the new Dune film, directed by Denis Villenueve. In the podcast, I wax nerdy about how much …

Awesome 80s Sci-Fi Movies

In the latest Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast, I join Andrea Kail, Thomas Gerencer, and host David Barr Kirtley to discuss the 80s science fiction movies The Last Starfighter, Enemy Mine, Flight of the Navigator, Short Circuit, and D.A.R.Y.L. 

New Art: After the Rain

I had some time this weekend to finish this render I’ve been working on. It’s called “After the Rain” and it’s based on an idealized version of what my Queen’s backyard might look like in a solarpunk future. Grandma gazes …

SFF Addicts Podcast on Climate Change and Cli-Fi

In Episode 6 of the SFF Addicts Podcast, I join Sam J. Miller, Claire North, Premee Mohamed, and host Adrian M. Gibson to discuss climate change and climate fiction, also known as “Cli Fi”. During the panel we explore climate …

Best Science Fiction of the Year – Volume 6

I’m very excited to announce that my story “Still You Linger, Like Soot in the Air,” which was originally published in Lightspeed Magazine, will be appearing in Best Science Fiction of the Year – Volume 6edited by …

Awesome 80s Fantasy Movies

In the latest Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast, I join my besties Andrea Kail, Thomas Gerencer, and host David Barr Kirtley to discuss…

Awesome 80s Fantasy Movies! [said in basso profundo]

Specifically, we discuss the films: Ladyhawke, The Neverending

Thoughts on the First Two Episodes of FOUNDATION

This weekend I watched the first two episodes of FOUNDATION and I have *thoughts*. Spoilers follow…
 
 
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I’ll try to break this down into sections…
 
THE PREMISE – A+
So I really want to like this show: far future galactic

Is “Hopepunk” a Thing? Who Cares?

Genre classifications are mostly irrelevant to me. Whether or not someone would classify a book as “hopepunk” is entirely irrelevant to my decision to read it.

And this notion that there is no “hopepunk” canon of recognizable literature seems like …

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