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Barbara Krasnoff

Writer of weird speculative short stories.

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Barbara Krasnoff is Brooklyn born and bred, and has the accent to prove it. She is Reviews Editor at The Verge & author of 35+ specfic short stories, including the 2016 Nebula finalist "Sabbath Wine." Her mosaic novel of interconnected stories, "The History of Soul 2065," will be published by Mythic Delirium on June 11, 2019.

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Seder Guest

Published Apr 10, 2019 · 2,487 words (10 minutes) · 3 likes · 950 views

Fantasy Satire

Sometimes, you have to trust your kids when they bring home their latest loves.

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Wedding day in France

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Fiction

Sparkle: A Science Fictional Allegory

Published Mar 22, 2019 · 496 words (2 minutes) · 573 views

Satire Science Fiction

Written on the subway and inspired by current events.

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In the Silence of the Subway

Published Mar 9, 2019 · 2,474 words (9 minutes) · 589 views

Fantasy

Sylvia stood near the edge of the platform, looking for the lights of the train, feeling for its vibration, and watching the rats.

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Story of Solitary

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Fiction

All His Worldly Goods

Published Mar 4, 2019 · 856 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 565 views

Science Fiction

When you'll do anything for health coverage -- even get married.

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A lovely moment between a bride and groom

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Fiction

An Old-Time Girl

Published Jan 11, 2019 · 521 words (2 minutes) · 789 views

Science Fiction

Maybe time travel isn't such a good idea.

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Girl in the woods
Featured January 3, 2019

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Fiction

First Class

Published Jan 1, 2019 · 6,276 words (23 minutes) · 3 likes · 815 views

Science Fiction

After decades of playing it safe, Naomi throws caution to the wind and books the interplanetary trip of a lifetime. But when an evacuation alarm sounds after dinner service, she gets far more of a trip than she bargained for. Nebula-nominated Barbara Krasnoff is a freelance tech writer and author of over 30 speculative fiction stories. Her mosaic novel of interconnected works debuts from Mythic Delirium in July 2019.

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A red light lit bivouac is seen under a starry night on top of Grigna Meridionale mount, Italy.

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Fiction

Means of Communication

Published Aug 20, 2018 · 2,544 words (10 minutes) · 1 like · 633 views

Science Fiction

The heroes are not all there is to a story.

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Interior Circles and Lines

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Signs of Life

Published Aug 1, 2018 · 13,404 words (49 minutes) · 2 likes · 924 views

Science Fiction

A down-and-out interpreter gets a second chance when a ship's pilot needs somebody to help him cement a deal.

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I love the shape and movement of the hands.