Marissa Lingen writes short stories all across the speculative genre range. She has published more than 150 short stories, with several appearing in various Year's Best collections. She has had fiction in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Apex Magazine, Asimov's, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fireside Magazine, Lightspeed Magazine, Nature, Reckoning, Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, and many others. She also writes essays, reviews, and general chattering about books, and has recently branched out into poetry. She lives in the Minneapolis suburbs with her family. You can find her online at, and her Twitter handle is @MarissaLingen because she is extremely sneaky and hard to find.