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Literary Spotlight: Analog Science Fiction and Fact

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Analog Science Fiction and Fact


Analog Science Fiction and FactBrooklyn-based writer and cartoonist Alison Wilgus immersed herself for a year in the minute details of space exploration and crafted a short story, “A Barrow for the Living,” about three people just barely surviving on a Mars base when they receive a shipment from Earth. Editor Trevor Quachri read her story and immediately felt it was perfect for Analog Science Fiction and Fact. The protagonist is female – Wilgus believes strongly in featuring women and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender within her stories – and there’s plenty of scientific research to back up her conflict-heavy narrative about Mars colonization.

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