Juanjo Bazán is (at least in this universe) a writer and software engineer based in Madrid, Spain, with an interest in science and poetry. He holds science degrees in Math and Astrophysics, and got an M.A. in Creative Writing from Hotel Kafka writers' workshop. You can find him on Twitter.
Konner is a writer and activist currently working on his M.F.A. in Poetry at the Solstice program at Pine Manor College in Boston. He graduated from Providence College. Konner has also written articles for Trans.Cafe.
Gabriel Noel is in his final year at Boston University. In addition to scribbling in dollar notebooks, he has a deep interest in understanding the nature of perspective during the slim time he’s been allotted here. He is also a soccer aesthete.
The unofficial theme for this Short Fiction Treasures column is “arts, crafts, and work.” Whether the art, craft, or work is the main theme of the story, or whether it’s there as background and setting, it can add a level of immersion and satisfying texture to speculative fiction that I find irresistible.
Although the science fiction community has engaged in a significant, concerted, and necessary effort to correct for many of Campbell’s prejudices surrounding race and gender, there has yet to be a similar corrective effort on matters concerning class and labour.
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