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A.C. Wise's fiction has appeared at Tor.com, in the Year's Best Horror Volume 10, and in the Best Science Fiction of the Year Volume 3, among other places. She has two collection published with Lethe Press, and a novella forthcoming from Broken Eye Books. In addition to her fiction, she contributes a monthly review column to Apex Magazine, and the Women to Read and Non-Binary Authors to Read series to The Book Smugglers.

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Featured June 7, 2019

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Matthew, Waiting

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 3,395 words (13 minutes) · 7 likes · 1150 views

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The world after The Change isn't the way Matthew remembers it, but then, his memory isn't what it used to be these days. All he knows now is that the makeshift orphanage he presides over has many Annes, but he's looking for the right one. Enjoy this post-apocalyptic tale inspired by an unusual source: Anne of Green Gables.

Author A.C. Wise's work has appeared in Tor.com, Apex Magazine, and the Year's Best Horror and Science Fiction anthologies. She has two collections published with Lethe Press, and a novella forthcoming from Broken Eye Books.

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Taken in December 2014.  I arrived at Lake Tekapo shortly before sunset.  This was taken just after the sun had set behind me.

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Juliet and Juliet(te): A Romance of Alternate Worlds

Published Feb 23, 2019 · 2,505 words (10 minutes) · 4 likes · 369 views

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A science-fictional romance with girls kissing, time travel, impossible worlds, and a happily ending.

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Polystyrene Planets

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Dr. Blood and the Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron

Published Nov 13, 2018 · 2,552 words (10 minutes) · 415 views

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A pulpy, queer homage to B-movies, dipped in glitter and set loose on an unsuspecting world. This story also appears as the opening story in the collection The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves the World Again.

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It's the End of the World as We Know It

Published Oct 3, 2018 · 6,554 words (24 minutes) · 1 like · 401 views

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A Game of Cards

Published Sep 3, 2018 · 8,645 words (32 minutes) · 413 views

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Featured August 7, 2018

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Final Girl Theory

Published Aug 4, 2018 · 4,767 words (18 minutes) · 7 likes · 1070 views

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An obsessive fan of a cult-status horror film tracks down the star decades later, and learns more than he expected. A disturbing tale about a disturbing tale, and an exploration into the complicated relationship between artist, story, and fan, “Final Girl Theory” will keep you thinking long after it’s over. In addition to collections of short stories and a forthcoming novella, A.C. Wise also contributes nonfiction columns to Apex and Book Smugglers, drawing particular attention to women and non-binary writers.

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