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Maria Nieto is a biology professor at Cal State East Bay. Maria’s works of fiction, Pig Behind The Bear and The Water of Life Remains in the Dead, have won several literary awards. Through history, science, and humor, Maria forces us to see the unseen; those killed and abused under the cover of nightfall. Maria’s third book, a work of non-fiction, The Spectrum of Sex: The Science of Male, Female, and Intersex, will be released early 2020.

www.pigbehindthebear.com


Maria Nieto in our archives
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    16 Sep 2019

    A child falls. A raven feeds. A valravn flies away.
    By: Marie Brennan
    Podcast read by: Anaea Lay
    In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Marie Brennan's “This Is How.”
    abandoned but whole, and full, and drenched with the perfumes of summer nights and rose-hush
    By: Hester J. Rook
    Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
    Podcast read by: Hester J. Rook
    In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Hester J. Rook's “Stepping the Path Trod by the Moon,” as read by the poet themselves.
    I have always loved admiring classical paintings. Namely, Rembrandt and Klimt.
    Issue 9 Sep 2019
    By: Shiv Ramdas
    Podcast read by: Anaea Lay
    By: Sarah Shirley
    Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
    31 Aug 2019
    Brazil Special Issue call for fiction submissions!
    Issue 26 Aug 2019
    By: Cynthia So
    Podcast read by: Cynthia So
    Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
    Issue 19 Aug 2019
    By: S. R. Mandel
    Podcast read by: Anaea Lay
    Issue 12 Aug 2019
    By: Niyah Morris
    Podcast read by: Anaea Lay
    By: Dante Luiz
    Art by: Em Allen
    By: Ciro Faienza
    Podcast read by: Rasha Abdulhadi
    Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
    Issue 5 Aug 2019
    By: Aisha Phoenix
    Podcast read by: Anaea Lay
    By: Alexandra Seidel
    Podcast read by: Alexandra Seidel
    Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
    31 Jul 2019
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    Issue 22 Jul 2019
    By: Sionnain Buckley
    Podcast read by: Sionnain Buckley
    Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
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