My story “The Marsh of Camarina” will appear in a future issue of Lightspeed Magazine. “The Marsh of Camarina” concerns a young woman graduating at near the top of her class in computer science, only to find that AI and automation have replaced most programming jobs. With a huge debt and no prospects, her career advisor suggests Askuwhetau, an experimental farming commune in northern Canada. The story was originally published in the anthology Shades Within Us: Tales of Migrations and Fractured Borders.
Matthew Kressel is a three-time Nebula Award finalist, a World Fantasy Award finalist, and a Eugie Award Finalist. He has written dozens of short stories, a few novels, and is the co-host of the Fantastic Fiction at KGB reading series in Manhattan. He is also the creator of the Moksha submissions system.
My Other Endeavors
Fantastic Fiction at KGB – I co-host a monthly Manhattan-based reading series with Ellen Datlow.
The Moksha Submissions System – I created Moksha, a powerful feature-rich manuscript submissions system for publishers.
Sunray Computer – In addition to writing science fiction & fantasy, I am an IT consultant, focusing on database driven software development and custom back-end web design.
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2018 Edition
The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2018, edited by Rich Horton, contains my story “Love Engine Optimization” about data privacy, seduction, and pathological narcissism.
Get a copy here.
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 3
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 3 contains my story “The Last Novelist (or a Dead Lizard in the Yard)”, which was a finalist for the Nebula Award and is currently a Eugie Award finalist.