Andrew Liptak

Andrew Liptak is the Weekend Editor for The Verge and is a speculative fiction writer from Vermont.

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Andrew Liptak is a writer and historian from Vermont. He is the Weekend Editor for The Verge, and his work has appeared in Armchair General Magazine, Clarkesworld Magazine, io9, Kirkus Reviews, Lightspeed Magazine, Seven Days,, VentureBeat, and other publications. He graduated in 2007 from Norwich University with a bachelor’s degree in History, and in 2009 with a master’s degree in Military History, is a 2014 attendee of the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop, and was is an official "Mad Scientist" for the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command. He is represented by Seth Fishman of the Gernert Company.

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Ten steps to expedite a departure from Pantaga Station

Published Sep 30, 2019 · 982 words (4 minutes) · 279 views

Science Fiction space opera flash fiction Smugglers Space Ships

A ship's XO goes over the ways in which to make a quick escape from a space station.


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Proposals for Regulating Free-Range Velociraptors

Published Jun 16, 2019 · 1,311 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 2 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction Dinosaurs! Velociraptors Letter

A neighborhood is fed up with a new problem that they face: free-range velociraptors.


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Letters of Transit

Published Apr 3, 2019 · 1,817 words (7 minutes) · 2 views

Fantasy magic Immigration

A migrant navigates a twisted set of spells to cross a formidable boarder.


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Published Apr 3, 2019 · 2,491 words (10 minutes) · 2 likes · 16 views

Science Fiction Military Science Fiction

A soldier contends with the toll of war on a distant planet.

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